Location
London HMP Wormwood Scrubs
Specialism
Paramedics / Support Technicians
Advertising Salary
£27.50 per hour
Vacancy Type
Casual/Bank
Schedule Type
Part 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!

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.

About You

As a paramedic within our prison you will work within the unscheduled care team. You will hold the emergency response radio and attend to medical emergencies around the prison. You will lead the triage team in completing assessments on acute illnesses presented in patients al throughout the prison. You will utilise datix to submit all incidents and will use Systm One to record patient interventions, You will work closely with out ANP and GPs to ensure that patients receive appropriate care and are referred on to relevant care pathways. 
 
You’ll receive an hourly pay rate of £27.50. 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).  

It doesn’t stop there…
 
We also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, and an 24/7 employee assistance helpline.

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.

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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