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Head of Healthcare vacancy

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HM YOI Werrington
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Friday, September 6, 2019 - 23:59

Are you looking to further challenge and an opportunity to further your career within a prison healthcare environment?

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

HMYOI Werrington offers exposure to a rewarding and unique experience within the juvenile estate, working with a niche and clinically demanding, however rewarding, patient group.

We offer a salary between £42,000 - £48,000 per annum - dependent on experience, plus car allowance and other benefits including 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 public bank holiday days, 5% contributory pension scheme and a company bonus scheme.

Located in Werrington, a village in Staffordshire, HMYOI Werrington is part of the juvenile group of establishments, holding up to 118 remand and sentenced young men.

About the job

Reporting to the Deputy Regional Manager, as Head of Healthcare, you'll develop and coordinate team processes, referrals, communications and management systems, to deliver personal and team objectives. Ensuring compliance to all contractual KPI targets (internal and external); you'll liaise with the Finance Manager and Deputy Regional manager to ensure the optimum use of resources, as well as communicate with all key stakeholders to establish a good working relationship with Commissioners, Prison Staff and Subcontractors.

You'll be managing staff, recruitment, development and training and performance, as handle the implementation of grievance issues, sickness/performance monitoring, disciplinary investigations and hearings, with advice from the HR team. As well as manage complaints and deal with general queries from patients, as and when necessary. This will also include responsibility for all aspects of personnel, financial reporting, IM&T and general management of the Healthcare Services the establishment. An understanding of Safeguarding processes within young people would be advantageous.

You will also be required to be the CQC Registered Manager for this site.

Job requirements

You will be able to provide evidence of your leadership ability and have undertaken management training. With an understanding of shift management, risk assessment and ideally clinical governance, you'll have experience of managing budgets and managing multidisciplinary teams. You'll have the ability to be flexible with regards to working hours, being part of the local on call rota for the Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Derbyshire prison sites.

Experience within a custodial environment and/or in a juvenile care setting is highly advantageous.
Applications are accepted from those with or without a clinical background.

Further job information please contact Rob Cheetham, Deputy Regional Manager on or on 07580624698.
This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. There is a requirement to be part of the on call rota for this role. The salary for this role is £42,000 - £48,000 per annum - dependent on experience, plus a £4,000 car allowance.

The role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check.

About us

We 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.
Interviews are looking to be held on Friday 13th September.

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