Staff Nurse Mental Health (IRC)
NHS Jobs
London, GB
8h ago
source : GOV.UK

This vacancy is being advertised as part of the IRC Recruitment Day. Please see attached document for important information on which ID documents to bring on the day.

Are you looking for new challenges? Do you want to work in an ever changing environment where no two days are the same? Do you want to feel that you really make a difference?

Have you answered yes to these questions?

This might be the job for you

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join us at IRC Heathrow as part of the integrated Mental Health & Substance Misuse team to assess the health needs of detainees and provide appropriate interventions.

About the Environment

IRC Heathrow is an immigration centre over two buildings near to Heathrow Airport. At its fullest there are approx. 1000 male detainees and up to 16 females.

About the Job

Providing healthcare services to detainees means ensuring respect and wellbeing is at the heart of our approach.

In our Offender Care services you'll have the opportunity to work alongside other members of healthcare, Care & Custody staff, Home Office staff and other agencies to assess and support detainees during their stay at the Center.

We work with detainees who have experienced varying levels of trauma, torture or displacement. They may be ex-offenders.

Our job is not to judge, our job is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion. Our focus is to develop an understanding of each person’s current presentation and past risk and encourage a recovery-focused approach to achieving their goals.

You could make a difference through your approach and the interventions you provide.

The Job Requirements

  • You will be a qualified RMN with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing.
  • You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.
  • Show initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations
  • What we Offer

  • This post will attract the Golden Hello , a recruitment incentive bonus of 10% of gross salary to a maximum of £2500. Further details are included in the attached document.
  • Excellent progression through various career pathway opportunities such as but not limited to a preceptorship Programme
  • Support and guidance with Revalidation
  • Ongoing supervision and appraisals
  • Hidden Gem and annual award ceremonies
  • Excellent staff benefits : our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include : childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and relocation package.
  • We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.

    For further details / informal visits contact :

    We are a friendly team that welcome questions and informal visits - please do not hesitate to get in touch!

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