Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
12 Jan 2020
10 Feb 2020

Job Description

Make a difference from day one!

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified Paramedic, Nurse or Pharmacy Technician, or soon to qualify, and want 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 a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.
We are the market leader in Health in Justice healthcare, providing care to over 30,000 patients in over 40 prisons across the UK.

Our core values are; everyone makes a difference, patients are at the heart of everything we do and together we make things better. If you share these values and have transferable skill, we want to meet you!

HMP Oakwood is the largest prison in Europe, holding 2106 Category C male offenders. HMP Oakwood’s large modern healthcare facilities enable us to deliver “Exceptional Care” to our patient group. We provide a range of both physical and psychosocial health care service, including long term conditions, primary care, wound care, sexual health, mental health services, substance misuse, social care and pharmacy.

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?
Then a role in this progressive prison healthcare environment may well be for you.

A bit about the job...

We are looking for an innovative Paramedic, who thrives on a challenge to provide high quality emergency care and minor injury treatment to patients with both primary care and acute care needs in a prison setting. Undertaking procedures such as suturing, cannulation, haemorrhage control, wound care and cardiac & CVA intervention.

You will 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 within HMP Oakwood delivering care to patients both within the healthcare centre and on the Wings/House blocks.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

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

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week on a 7-day rota (rolling) to include weekends and Bank holidays.

What you'll receive in return...

The salary for this role is up to £33,000 per annum - dependent upon experience (pro-rata for part time).

We offer 25-days annual leave plus 8 public holidays (pro-rata for part time) and contributory pension scheme.

We also offer CPD, revalidation support, free online and face to face training, regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme and online discounts.

Onsite benefits at HMP Oakwood include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

How will we support you in your employment?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Regular clinical supervision
• Supported development into specialities such as diabetes or asthma
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by our Internal Recruiter for this role. They will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Oakwood if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Full time and part time opportunities will be considered for all of the above posts.
Note that shifts patterns for all of the posts, with the exception of the GP post will involve shift work, working over- 7-day rota which will include weekends and Bank holidays.

We actively encourage applicants to contact Jeff Parker, Head of Healthcare or Tracie Ellis, Deputy Head of Healthcare for an informal discussion regarding the posts:
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(*Strictly no agencies please*)

We also offer the opportunity for informal visits and shadow shifts on site to experience the environment prior to any offers of

Ref: 12077UK

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