Location
Reading
Specialism
Administration and Business Support
Advertising Salary
up to £35,000 per annum - depending upon experience
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Have you thought about exploring a career within prison healthcare?

The Business Development team are at the heart of transitional changes within Practice Plus Group; they are looking for a Bid Writer to research and produce professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates Practice Plus Group’s offer to clients in a clear and concise manner.  This role will focus predominantly on Health in Justice healthcare services in prisons and associated opportunities. You can expect to work closely with clinical and operational colleagues, as well as Subject Matter Experts to develop compelling written proposals and responses to tender questions. 
 
Working in accordance with the Bid Standard Operating Procedures (Bid SOP) this role will require you to:


Proactively develop and manage a network of subject matter experts, liaising with them for all the information required.
Read and understand all bid documentation issued by commissioners, including detailed service specifications and Health Needs Analysis reports.
Write bespoke responses to bid questions, answering all points within the strict word limits set - in line with our Bid Style Guide, including specified rules around grammar and terminology.
 


About You

As a strong and confident communicator, you'll have the opportunity to develop your stakeholder management and networking skills. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential opportunity to extend and will be predominantly home-based, with occasional travel when required. The post holder will likely have the following experience:
 
Recognised qualification or relevant experience in a writing related field e.g. technical writing, report writing, content or copy writing, journalism or a bid writing background.
Proven skills in producing and editing either reports, written copy, articles or proposal/tender content
Experience of research to inform the development of written responses/documentation.
 
 
How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support to complete any additional qualifications via our extensive apprenticeship offer
 
 

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £35, 000 per annum, dependent on experience. We also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group 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.
 
 

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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