Location
Thames Valley HMP Huntercombe
Specialism
Paramedics / Support Technicians
Advertising Salary
up to £29,400 per annum - dependent on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet 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 in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

As an Emergency Care Technician (ECT) your responsibilities will be predominately providing unscheduled care to patients within HMP Huntercombe, including responding to medical emergencies and assessing acutely unwell patients. ECT’s will provide high quality care within our primary care services for patients, in conjunction with the multi-professional team of GP’s, Nursing and Allied health professionals. You will use your knowledge, experience and competency to provide care, including where required planned care interventions. Healthcare is provided between 07:45 – 18:30 on weekdays and between 08:30 - 16:30, weekends. The site does not offer 24 hour healthcare and as such there are no night shifts - however this role will include regular weekend work.

About You

You will provide the highest standards of clinical and personal care requirements for patients in a 
safe, timely and efficient manner within primary care setting and will:

  • Hold either Edexcel/IHCD training programme, or equivalent (BTEC level 3 Ambulance Aid or equivalent qualifications. You must also have relevant experience such as responding in a community setting.
  • Experience of autonomous working, and/or responding within community setting
  • Experience of patient safety systems and processes including quality assurance of patient safety
  • Evidence of continued professional development 
  

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £29,400 per annum - dependent on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme.

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

About Us


Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments.

HMP Huntercombe is a category C adult male prison for a foreign national population in order to support government priorities on the deportation of foreign national offenders. HMP Huntercombe is situated in Nuffield in Oxfordshire within the North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. It's located within 15 minutes of Henley on Thames, 30 minutes of Reading and 35 minutes of High Wycombe.


Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence

  • we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated,
  • we act with integrity
  • we embrace diversity
  • we strive to do things better together. 
  • Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

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