Healthcare Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire, England
DE24 8EN
£ 22000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
28 Sep 2020
28 Oct 2020

Job Description

I help to make a difference!

Are you looking for a new challenge as a support worker?

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Healthcare Support worker role and want to develop your clinical care package skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you!

HMP Foston Hall is a closed female prison holding up to 347 women who range from remand to long term. Healthcare does not currently have inpatient beds but does have three safer custody rooms. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.

This is a full-time permanent role working 37.5 hours per week on a rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays.

About Care UK

Care UK is 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.

What will you need to do the job?

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience as a Support Worker in a Primary Care setting including GP surgeries, hospitals and has proven experience in clinical observations such as performing ECG, Phlebotomy.

What will you be doing?

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 fulfill their daily tasks and you will be encouraged to take the lead on wellbeing promotion clinics.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is up to £22,000 FTE depending on experience.

We recognise training and development is key, therefore we have training centres to facilitate your needs.

If you are new to offender health, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this role.

We also offer company benefits and schemes including company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, staff recognition scheme, cycle to work scheme.

Further Information

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role up to £22,000 per annum - dependent on experience

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Ref: 12978UK

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