Location
Suffolk HMP Highpoint
Specialism
Paramedics / Support Technicians
Advertising Salary
Up to £36,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

We’re looking for an innovative Paramedic, who thrives on a challenge to provide high-quality emergency care and minor injury treatment to patients in both primary care and acute care needs in a prison setting - performing procedures such as suturing, IV access, hemorrhage control, wound care and cardiac & CVA intervention.

You’ll be playing an active part in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's care, working as part of a team of primary care nurses, and delivering care to patients both within the healthcare centre and on the Wings/ blocks.
 
HMP Highpoint is a Category C men's prison over 2 sites in West Suffolk on the A143, located near to Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge.  

Working shift patterns cover a variety of hours between 07:45 – 18:15. The site has departments for Primary Care, Mental Health, Substance misuse and a Registered Pharmacy. 

Training and support is offered for all staff, there is also and onsite gym accessible and free to staff as well as the benefit of free parking on site.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time, flexible working, fixed shift patterns, weekends and a range of other employee benefits.

We very much welcome informal visits. 

About You

With the ability to think on your feet and a flexible attitude, you’ll be a qualified paramedic with current HCPC registration. Capable of demonstrating initiative, you’ll have proven post-registration experience in any of these following clinical areas: Accident & Emergency, Primary Care environments, Minor Injuries / Illness Units.

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 in 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.

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