Location
HMP The Verne
Specialism
HCAs
Advertising Salary
Up to £20,567 per annum - depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Learn something new every day
Prisons are one of the most rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

HMP The Verne has a capacity of 580 and is a male adult prison. 

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.

About You

We are ideally looking for someone who has experience of working in a Health Care Assistant role or similar however you are not required to have a Level 2 qualification. If you have a passion for working in this environment then we want to hear from you!
 
In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £20,567- dependent on experience. You'll also get several benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave rising up to 28 days 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 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.

 
More information
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check, and prison vetting.

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.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.
 

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