Location
Gatwick IRC
Specialism
HCAs
Advertising Salary
up to £24,720 per annum depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Variable Hours

About The Role

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Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. Practice Plus Group has recentely taken over the contract for Gatwick IRC, and we are looking for Healthcare Assistants to join our team.

As a Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages, phlebotomy and assessment, treatment and the evaluation of patients’ care.

You will support and assist patients with the activities of daily living, work with the Pharmacy Team to help them fulfil their daily tasks and you will be encouraged to take the lead on well-being promotion clinics.
 
You will support the registered nurse and operating department practitioner in implementing an agreed plan of care in association with the patient and in accordance with instructions and training received whilst promoting safe patient care and to be willing to develop and apply new skills to maintain and enhance clinical service delivery.
 
In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £24,720 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave rising up to 28 days in line with service plus 8 public bank holidays.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

About Us

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their well being and helping to reduce re-offending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy and optometry.

 
More information

At Gatwick IRC we deliver a 24/7 service although working hours do vary to provide overall support.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The shift hours are from 07:00-19:30 and 19:00- 07:00.

This job advert will close as soon as a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to right to work in the UK, references, an enhanced DBS check, and vetting. To complete the vetting you will need to have worked in the UK, consistently for 5 years, with no more than an employment gap of 28 days.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.
 
From 1st April 2022, it will be a legal requirement for all healthcare workers who have direct face to face contact with patients to be vaccinated with an approved COVID19 vaccine. This includes front-line workers, as well as non-clinical workers not directly involved in patient care but who nevertheless may have incidental and/or intermittent direct, face to-face contact with patients. As part of our recruitment to this role, evidence of vaccination, or clinical exemption will be required.

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