Peripatetic Nurse/Paramedic

Location Barnstaple
Job type Permanent
Salary £35,220.32 - 35,220.32 per year
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Reference 167608

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a permanent role for a Peripatetic Nurse/Paramedic to work full-time based in Barnstaple, within the Forensic & Police Custody Team.

The salary for this permanent Peripatetic Nurse/Paramedic job is £35,220.32 per annum.


  • Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites
  • Forensic sampling, including road traffic offence bloods
  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments and management
  • Providing substance misuse therapies whilst in custody
  • Healthcare promotion, brief interventions & self-harm reduction
  • Referrals and Signposting to support wider vulnerabilities and the reduction of re-offending
  • Working collaboratively with Liaison and Diversion colleagues to identify wider vulnerabilities
  • Ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise

Requirements of the Peripatetic Nurse/Paramedic:

  • Qualified Adult RGN or Paramedic with a real passion for developing your clinical and wider skills in an environment that is ever changing
  • Adult RGN or Paramedic with post qualification experience
  • Full membership of the either NMC or HCPC
  • Have a flexible approach working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service
  • Show initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations
  • Ability to take blood samples
  • Experience in an autonomous/ lone working role
  • Recent Acute experience
  • Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time
  • Full Driving License and own vehicle
  • The ability to work with vulnerable people in a caring and compassionate way
  • A DBS check and relevant police/ prison clearance will be required to exclude any individuals with a history of behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients)
  • Willing to undertake a minimum 5 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting


  • £1500 Golden Hello payment, paid in 3 instalments
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers


This Peripatetic Nurse/Paramedic job is advertised by Alex Herd; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).
With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.