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Accredited Checking Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11737
Job location:
HMP Dovegate
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
ST14 8XR
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Thursday, November 21, 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.

Want to know more about HMP Dovegate?

HMP Dovegate is a Category B male resettlement prison in Staffordshire. It currently houses approximately 1150 prisoners both sentenced and remand. The prison also includes a separate 200-bed Therapeutic Community for repeat serious offenders. The unit, the only privately-run one in the UK and the only purpose-built therapeutic facility, offers its residents daily group therapy, which lasts between 18 months and 24 months. There is an 11 bed inpatient unit. The prison is privately operated by Serco.

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

You will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service within HMP Dovegate on National (Divisional) policies supported with local standard operating protocols, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security.

You will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team and will support the delivery of Pharmacy Services which will be part be of a comprehensive healthcare package based on the prison service’s needs. You will also act as an accredited final checker for dispensed items as weekly, monthly in-posession and non in-posession medication.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £26,000 depending 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 plus CPD and re-validation support.

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

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

Next steps

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

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.

For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact Briony on 07436805472 or email briony.dove@careuk.com.

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.

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