Location
HMP Exeter
Specialism
Paramedics / Support Technicians
Advertising Salary
Up to £39,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

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

With the ability to think on your feet and a flexible attitude, you’ll be a qualified paramedic with current HCPC registration. Capable of demonstrating initiative, you’ll have proven post-registration experience in any of these following clinical areas: Accident & Emergency, Primary Care environments, Minor Injuries / Illness Units.

What you'll receive in return...
The salary for this role is up to £39,000 per annum - dependent upon experience.
In recognition of the parking difficulties at Exeter, you will receive an additional annual travel allowance of £780, paid in monthly instalments.
We offer 25-days annual leave plus 8 public holidays and a contributory pension scheme.
As well as CPD, revalidation support, free online and face-to-face training, /national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, and online discounts.

About Us

HMP YOI Exeter is an adult/young offenders institution accepting males ages 18 and over; with an operational capacity of 550+. It accepts all adult and young offenders committed to prison by the courts from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset.

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their wellbeing, and helping to reduce reoffending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.
 
More information
You will be expected to cover night shifts from 21:00 – 07:45, on a working pattern of 7 nights on and 7 nights off. With a requirement for a day shift on rotation for ongoing professional development and support.

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