Location
HMP Winchester
Specialism
Physiotherapy
Advertising Salary
Up to £36,575 - 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 the Occupational Therapist for HMP Winchester you will be assessing, planning, and delivering care and therapeutic interventions to patients with complex and/or unstable health care needs. A key aspect of the role will be reviewing care and therapy interventions. Within the role, y
ou can expect to be involved in all aspects of the care planning approach for clients within your caseload. Multi-partner working is essential so the right level of communication and team working skills are essential. Excellent record keeping skills are a must to ensure that you maintain accurate records and provide the kind of helpful, empathetic support that will make every patient feel at ease.

About You

With a diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy and registered with the HCPC, you will need to be empathetic and willing to learn and develop your skills. Experienced in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you'll be able to manage your caseload and apply an application of OT theory in the treatment of patients in an inpatient setting. An understanding of common medical, surgical and neurological conditions is also required.

You’ll have a good understanding of health and safety, along with exemplary record-keeping skills. Self-motivated and able to work well within a team, you’ll show plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations.
 
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £36,575 per annum - depending 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.  

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 Winchester is a Category B men’s prison for those on remand to local courts with an operational capacity of 690.

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!

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