Location
Thames Valley Regional
Specialism
Administration and Business Support
Advertising Salary
Up to £25,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Make a difference from day one!
 
Do you have lived-in prison experience?
 
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, collaborative and compassionate individual to have a direct impact on improving patient engagement. Helping prisoners to improve their health, take control of their wellbeing and help to reduce reoffending behaviour.

As the Patient Engagement Coordinator you will be responsible for the improvement and stability of patient engagement activities and patient satisfaction by providing user engagement and peer led forums, planning and delivering projects and training.
Patient engagement is key for this role, so you must be comfortable speaking to patients on a 121 and group basis. Ideally, we are looking for someone with confidence, and who has the ability to deal with potentially complex and sensitive situations.
 
You will cover the Thames Valley and South Central region, which includes the following sites:
Thames Valley:
HMP Aylesbury
HMP Bullingdon
HMP Grendon & Springhill
HMP Huntercombe
 
South Central:
HMP Winchester
HMP Lewes
HMP Ford
HMP Isle of Wight

About You

We particularly welcome applications from individuals with direct, lived-in, experience of a custodial sentence.

  
In return for your hard work, you will receive…

A competitive salary of up to £25,000 – dependent on experience, contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum, increasing with service up to 28 days per year plus Bank Holidays in addition to supervision, training, and 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 wellbeing and helping to reduce reoffending 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.

The successful candidate will be based at the closest prison to their home.
 
Please note Practice Plus Group retains the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed.
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.

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