Location
Gatwick IRC
Specialism
HCAs
Advertising Salary
£15 per hour
Vacancy Type
Casual/Bank
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Bank yourself a new or additional position!

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. Practice Plus Group has recently taken over the contract for Gatwick IRC, and we are looking for a Bank Healthcare Assistant to join our team. Working as a Bank Healthcare Assistant offers you flexibility and workplace variety. You would also be assisting the wider permanent team, covering for planned and unplanned absences.

As a Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages such as ECG, urine analysis and blood pressure checks. You could also be involved with phlebotomy (if trained to do so) 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.

About You

/We are on the lookout for Healthcare Assistants who have experience of working within a Primary Care setting, including GP surgeries and hospitals. You will also have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills.

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 as well as Health Promotion and screening.

About Us

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

Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs that are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. 

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 Counter Terrorist Check (CTC). To complete the CTC check 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 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.
 
Please note this role will close as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are interested in the role, please apply as soon possible!

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