Job Reference: J143-A-17-13399
Employer:Care UKDepartment:Prison healthcareLocation:Exeter, DevonSalary:10.71 per hour
Looking for an exciting job opportunity within prison healthcare?
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Healthcare Assistant 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!
To contribute and support delivery of primary care within a secure environment, by providing nursing care, implement clinical care packages, while working unsupervised.
This is a Bank contract to work as an when required including weekends and Bank holidays .
Hourly rate for this role 10.71 per hour
Situated in Exeter, HMP YOI Exeter is an adult/young offenders institution accepting males ages 18 and over; with an operational capacity of 550+. It accepts all adult and young offenders committed to prison by the courts from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset.
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.
About the Job:
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. Provide support for the substance misuse team as and when required.
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.
We are on the lookout for Healthcare Assistant who have previous experience as a healthcare assistant or working within a Primary Care setting including GP surgeries, hospitals and has proven experience in clinical observations such as performing ECG, Phlebotomy.
You'll hold an NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care and must have a willingness to undertake training in substance misuse awareness, Mental Health Awareness, suicide prevention, self-harm and ACCT procedures as well as Health Promotion and screening.
Further job information: 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.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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