Location
HMP Channings Wood
Specialism
HCAs
Advertising Salary
up to £12.36 to £15.50 per hour
Vacancy Type
Casual/Bank
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Bank yourself a new or additional position!
Are you looking for some additional working hours or to gain experience working in a custodial setting?
Have you ever thought about working within a prison?

We are currently looking for a Healthcare Assistant within HMP Channings Wood, We are currently welcoming full time applications, as well as Bank - which offers you flexibility and workplace variety. Whether full time work or Bank hours suit you, you would also be assisting the wider team, covering for planned and unplanned absences.


What will you be doing?

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.
 

You’ll receive an hourly pay rate From £12.36 till £15.50 . We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and induction structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme (for anyone you refer into a permanent role). 

About Us

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are 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!


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 Channings Wood is a category C training and resettlement prison, which was built on the site of a Ministry of Defence base, near the market town of Newton Abbot. Work commenced in 1973 and the prison officially opened in July 1974.Further accommodation was added in 1991and 2004. A new 64 bed unit was opened in2007.HMP Channings Wood is a split site with regimes for main and vulnerable men. The prison is committed to enabling our men to lead law-abiding and useful lives in custody and after release

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence.  Our core values are; 
 
  • 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!

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting (arranged locally by site).

At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if a sufficient number of applications have been received.
 

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