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Health Care Assistant

NHS
Isle of Sheppey, Kent
£16,335 - £22,451 /Year
Full-Time

Job Description

Salary: £16,335 – £22,451 per annum, pro-rata (depending on knowledge, skills and experience)

Location: HMP Sheppey Prison Cluster, Kent

Hours of Work: 375 hours per week, part-time hours considered

Job Purpose: Support the provision of a high standard of health care to patients in prison under the guidance of the Senior Clinical Team and Head of Health Care. IC24 Offender Health is looking for reliable and dependable Healthcare Assistants to join Offender Health. The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary team participating in procedures and duties in accordance with agreed standards relevant to role.

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be required to be passionate and committed to delivering high quality healthcare services that can make a difference. You may facilitate nurse led clinics; administer medicines, immunisations and vaccinations and phlebotomy. You may also provide healthcare emergency response services within the prisons. The prison provides a 24-hour health service with an in- patients and out-patients department.

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently. You will hold an NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent, however, you do not need to have had any previous prison experience as a full induction will be offered.

Please note that Home Office vetting is required.






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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