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12 Sep 2017

Part-Time Healthcare Assistant

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Looking for an exciting job opportunity within prison healthcare? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Healthcare Assistant role in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you! Full and part-time permanent positions are available covering 7 days a week on a rotational basis including nights, weekends and Bank holidays. The night shift is a 9-hour shift (10:00pm to 7:00am). To provide social care as part of a dedicated team within a secure environment at HMP Exeter. 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. About the Job: As a Healthcare Assistant within HMP Exeter social care wing, your responsibilities will include personal care, supporting activities of daily living (in a secure setting) and working alongside primary care colleagues. The Job Requirements: We are on the lookout for Healthcare Assistants who have experience of working within Social Care, including community domiciliary services, You will hold an NVQ3 in Health and Social Care and must have a willingness to undertake training in Mental Health Awareness, suicide prevention, self-harm and ACCT procedures as well as Health Promotion and screening. Salary & Benefits: The salary for this role is between £16,000 – £ 18,000 per annum (pro rata for part time), dependent on experience. Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (pro rata for part time) 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… 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 including Counter Terrorism Check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Please note that we reserve the right to close down the job advert early if there is sufficient number of applications. Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing care services to offenders across the country. Care UK were awarded the contract to deliver NHS services at HMP Exeter in April ’17 and are implementing plans to also provide social care within a dedicated prison wing. 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. For more information on our Health in Justice service follow the link below: http://our-services/health-in-justice


Job Categories: NHS Exeter. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: nhs.

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