Location
HMP Channings Wood
Specialism
HCAs
Advertising Salary
Up to £24,721
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

I help to make a difference

If you are looking for the next step as a Substance Misuse Healthcare Assistant and want to develop your clinical care package skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you!

As a Substance Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. Assisting the ISMS / Drug Recovery Service team, 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 wellbeing promotion clinics.
 
 
Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is up to £24,721 per annum - dependent on experience.
 
Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, increasing with service up to 28 days per year + bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities, and free onsite parking.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.

About You

We are on the lookout for a Substance Misuse Healthcare Assistant who has experience of working within a Primary Care setting including GP surgeries, hospitals and have proven experience in clinical observations such as performing ECG, Phlebotomy.
You’ll hold an NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care and must have a willingness to undertake training in Mental Health Awareness, suicide prevention, self-harm and ACCT procedures, substance misuse awareness as well as Health Promotion and screening.

About Us

HMP Channings Wood is a category C adult male prison situated near the market town of Newton Abbot located in the beautiful village of Denbury. It's within 3 miles of the Newton Abbot train station.

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

 
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 prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

We reserve the right to close down the job advert early if there is a sufficient number of applications.

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