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Paramedic vacancy

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HMP Aylesbury YOI
HP20 1EH
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Full Time
Job closing date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 23:59

Are you looking for something different?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified paramedic 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, providing care to over 30,000 patients in over 40 prisons across the country.

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 skills we want to meet you!

Interested in clinical development?

We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service. Examples include ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

What do we have to offer?

You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £36,000 FTE - dependent on experience; free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support.
As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

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

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Preceptorship (newly qualified practitioners)
• 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 - clinical lead forums, steering group, national leads team

A bit about the role..

We’re 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 - performing procedures such as suturing, IV access, hemorrhage control, wound care and cardiac & CVA intervention. You’ll be playing an active part in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patients care, working as part of a team of primary care nurses within HMP YOI Aylesbury, delivering care to patients both within the healthcare centre and on the Wings/Houseblocks.

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

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Jen Davey the 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 YOI Aylesbury if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Katie Harrison - Clinical Lead on 01296 444082.
(Strictly no agencies please).

More information

HMP YOI Aylesbury is designated as a long term young offender institution. More recently, in 2018 Aylesbury joined the long term high security group and holds the longest sentenced young adult males in the English prison system. It has a capacity of 444 young men aged 18 to 21 years of age housed in seven wings.

Care UK manage the healthcare contract at Aylesbury; primary care work between the hours of 08:00 - 20:00 Monday to Thursday, 08:00 - 18:30 on Friday and 08:30 – 17:00 at the weekend - no night shifts.
We offer a primary care health services equitable to that in the community. This includes first and second reception screening for new arrivals, emergency response, scheduled nurse triage clinics, phlebotomy, sexual health, smoking cessation, ear syringing, mental health assessments, wellbeing clinics and immunisation and vaccinations.
Additional clinics are provided by external subcontractors for secondary care mental health, substance misuse, dentistry, physiotherapy, podiatry and opticians and we have visiting specialists to support when required.

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.