Custody Nurse Practitioners
Metropolitan Police Service - London

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Looking after the health, safety and welfare of detained persons held in police custody, you'll provide an effective forensic service, conduct clinical assessments, identify appropriate interventions, collect forensic samples and maintain accurate records.

You’ll be dealing with detained persons and in many cases this will mean looking after people with drug and alcohol problems. Activities will include gaining consent for healthcare interventions, conducting forensic examinations, looking after minor injuries and administering medications. As well as advising on the fitness of individuals to be detained, interviewed, transferred or released from police custody, you may also be required to conduct intimate body searches physical examination, obtain forensic samples and to verify life extinct in suspicious and non-suspicious circumstances.

You will be the equivalent of a band 6 in the NHS, will need good interpersonal skills, and your experience may have been gained in A&E, community practice nursing or the prison service. You must be a registered general nurse.

To apply, please download a role specific information pack and application form .

To assist you with your application please download the police staff application guidance notes and online guide to the MPS .

The MPS’s recruitment practices reflect our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The Metropolitan Police Service is an equal opportunities employer

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