Location
HMP Lewes
Specialism
Physiotherapy
Advertising Salary
Up to £33,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

I help to make a difference!

Are you collaborative and compassionate?

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, then this is the place to be.

Your role will include:
•To coordinate and manage all national screening programmes to take place within HMP Lewes to ensure proactive identification and treatment.
•To ensure access to screening, immunisations, and health promotions to all the prison population at HMP Lewes.
•To coordinate and manage the sexual health services, including Point of Care Testing for HIV, Hep C, and Hep B.
•To work in collaboration with the practice nurse in ensuring that the Flu vaccination is offered and promoted to all those eligible for the programme.
•To Coordinate and manage the TB services and ensure appropriate referrals to the GP take place.
•To manage and lead junior staff working in primary care.

About You

You will be a registered nurse and able to demonstrate suitable experience.
 
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £33,000- depending on experience. You'll also get several benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus CPD and re-validation support. Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.


 

About Us

HMP Lewes is a local category B men’s prison for those on remand to local courts as well as those who have been sentenced and those awaiting release. With an operational capacity of 692, HMP Lewes is based in Lewes in East Sussex, within the South Downs National Park. It’s approximately 25 minutes from Brighton and Hove, 35 minutes from Eastbourne and Worthing by car.

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
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, across Monday – Friday between 09:00 – 17:00.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check, and prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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