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Date Added: Wed 23/08/2023

Custody Nurse / Paramedic

Chelmsford, CM1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £37000/annum

Custody Nurse / Paramedic

Salary £37,000

Full & Part Time opportunities - 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off

Main Responsibilities

To undertake comprehensive clinical assessments and offer care to persons detained by the police or other agencies as required -

to assess fitness for detention, interview, release or transfer.

To provide healthcare interventions to manage minor illness or injury and take appropriate actions and refer onwards for more serious conditions.

To undertake forensic examination of persons in police care - to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and/or collect DNA evidence

To undertake forensic examination of police officers/staff injured whilst on duty

to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and manage these appropriately

To collect specimens as required under legislation

To provide written statements as required Following the relevant training, attend any Court or Tribunal as required

To make and maintain complete and accurate clinical records

To assess alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal Identify vulnerabilities and safeguarding pathways

To support the clinical governance agenda of the organisation Administer medications through PGDs (patient group directions) and PTPs (Patient treatment

The ideal candidate must be a Registered Nurse or Registered Paramedic.

All types of medical experience will be considered. This role is exciting and different from other typical medical settings. It requires quick thinking, great communication and the ability to work independently.


To be considered for this role, you must possess:

A minimum of 2 years' nursing experience A valid driving license to facilitate transportation needs

Excellent benefits package offered
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