Healthcare Assistant

Care UK
04 Apr 2018
02 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Looking for a new healthcare opportunity?

Have you considered using your healthcare skills in a custodial setting? Then look no further! 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 full time permanent role working 37.5 hours per week across 7 days a week on rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays. HMP the Verne is an Immigration and Removal Centre, based in Portland, Dorset. Care UK manages the healthcare services at HMP the Verne.

About the Job

As a Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages, assessment, treatment and the evaluation of patients’ care. As well as delivering social care to identified patients and providing all aspects of personal care. 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.

About Us

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. We are very excited about the opportunities to develop 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. The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Further job information

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Please note that we reserve the right to close down the job advert earlier than stated if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The salary for this role is £18,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.

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