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Job Description:

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse working in the prison healthcare system in Leith, you will play a vital role in providing mental health care to inmates. This position offers an excellent opportunity for mental health nurses seeking consistent and meaningful work in a unique healthcare setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Mental Health Assessment: Conduct thorough mental health assessments for inmates, identifying and diagnosing a range of mental health conditions.

  2. Therapeutic Interventions: Develop and implement individualized care plans, providing therapeutic interventions such as counseling, group therapy, and crisis management.

  3. Medication Management: Administer and manage psychiatric medications, ensuring proper documentation and adherence to medical protocols.

  4. Crisis Response: Be prepared to respond to mental health crises within the prison, providing immediate care and coordinating with emergency services when necessary.

  5. Collaboration: Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and prison staff, to deliver comprehensive mental health care.

  6. Documentation: Maintain accurate and confidential medical records, complying with healthcare and prison regulations.

  7. Security and Safety: Adhere to all security and safety protocols, ensuring the well-being of both staff and inmates.


  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with a valid license in the United Kingdom.
  • A strong commitment to delivering high-quality mental health care to all patients.
  • Excellent clinical assessment, therapeutic, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a secure and challenging environment with compassion and professionalism.
  • Up to Date PMVA 


  • Guaranteed work with protected block booking, providing stability and consistency in your schedule.
  • Escalated rates 
  • Training and support will be provided for nurses who may not have prior prison experience.

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