Healthcare Assistant

Lewes, East Sussex, England
BN8 5RN
Pay
£ 20000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Oct 2020

Job Description

I learn something new every day…

Are you collaborative, caring 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.

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 of Eastbourne and Worthing by car.

Care UK are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Lewes, we’re looking for a Healthcare Assistant to support us and the existing team in this new venture.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £20,000 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Lewes include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

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

As a Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages, phlebotomy and assessment, treatment and the evaluation of patients’ care. You will support and assist patients with the activities of daily living, work with the Pharmacy Team to help them fulfil their daily tasks and you will be encouraged to take the lead on wellbeing promotion clinics.

Next steps

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

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £20,000 - dependent on experience.

This job advert will close as soon as a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

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

At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Ref: 2059208858

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