Forensic Healthcare Professional(Police Custody Nurse/Paramedic |Negotiable
Offender Health & Police Custody
South West

Forensic Healthcare Professional (Police Custody Nurse/Paramedic) – Rotation between 3 sites

Location: Avon & Somerset

Hours: 42 hours per week (07:00 – 19:00/19:00 – 07:00) 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off

Salary: £33,000 per annum


  • You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 years.

Main duties of a Police Custody Nurse/Paramedic

  • Assessment/Treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Determination of fitness to be detained in custody
  • Determination of fitness to be released
  • Determination of fitness to be charged (competent to understand charge)
  • Determination of fitness to be interviewed by the police detaining body
  • Advise that an independent person is required to ensure rights for the vulnerable or mentally disordered
  • Assessment of alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal and to retrieve blood samples under the Road Traffic Act
  • Examine victims and assailants in alleged police assaults

Why take this role?

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Nurse/Paramedic to secure a challenging permanent position with a private company that will support them through their early stages and enable them to develop as a professional. You will earn a healthy salary and also be entitled to a generous range of employee benefits.

Am I the right person for this role?

(Essential requirements)

  • Must have 2 years of post NMC registration experience
  • Must have been a resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 years
  • Must have relevant experience (e.g. A&E, Ambulance, Prisons etc.)
  • Must be flexible for shift times stated above
  • Must be experienced dealing with challenging individuals
  • Must be able to take bloods

Employee Benefits Include

  • Pension & Life Assurance
  • Comprehensive training
  • High street discounts
  • Child Care vouchers
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users

For more information/guidance on how to apply, call Reece on 0208 364 9911 (option.4) / email

We act as an employment business to provide temporary staff and an employment agency to provide permanent staff.

Keywords: RGN, Registered General Nurse, Nurse, Paramedic, HCP, Healthcare Professional, Offender health, Custody, Police, Assessing, Triage, Medication administration, A&E, ICU, Acute.

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