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Paramedic - HMP Oakwood

Job Description

Break in to prison healthcare!

Looking for a change in your career?

Have you ever thought about working within a prison environment, helping to rehabilitate and support offenders to live decent and purposeful lives as a member of the community?

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career developments?

Then look no further…

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, haemorrhage 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 Oakwood delivering care to patients both within the healthcare centre and on the Wings/Houseblocks.

HMP Oakwood is a large prison holding 2106 category C adult males.
Opening in 2012, healthcare services are ran from a modern purpose built Primary Care Centre and healthcare hubs on the house blocks.

About you:

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

Further job information:

This is a full-time role (part-time applications also considered); working 375 hours per week on a rota basis. The salary for this role is £26,000 - £30,000 per annum (pro-Rata for part-time).
We also offer 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (Pro-Rata for part time), Contributory pension scheme 2-5%. As well as CPD, Revalidation, free online and face to face training, regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and online discounts.

We welcome informal visits and if you would like to take the opportunity to come and meet the team and experience the environment, please get in touch.

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.

About us:

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 22,000 offenders in over 30 prisons 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.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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