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Healthcare Assistant vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11233
Job location:
HMP The Verne
Portland
Dorset
DT5 1EQ
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Monday, May 27, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference!

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.

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.

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 2 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2019 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

Looking for something different?

We're looking for a Healthcare Assistant to support our multi-disciplinary healthcare team at HMP The Verne. This will mean working inside the prison within healthcare and on the prison wings.

The salary range for this role is up to £18,000 per annum dependent on experience.

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

As a Healthcare Assistant you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch skills and passion for care . You will be carrying out assigned unsupervised nursing care, assist with nurse led clinics for example.

Qualified to NVQ Level 3 or willingness to undertake this qualification.

Ideally experience of working within a healthcare environment.

If you have phlebotomy skills please do apply or have a willingness to undertake training.
Willingness to undergo training on the administration and delivery of medication if you don’t posses the skills already.

Next Steps

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

More Information

The work is interesting and varied and is an opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives, enabling them to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing.

This is a permanent role with the hours being 37.5 per week. The salary will be £18,000 per annum dependent on experience.

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

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

At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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