Night Healthcare Practitioner - HMP Bullingdon
Practice Plus Group
Reading, UK
5d ago

About The Role

As a Primary Care Night Healthcare Practitioner, you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care to provide night cover to the prison population.

This will include some emergency care such as suturing, providing emergency response to undertaking dressings and performing a primary care function.

There is a focus on health promotion and keeping the men within the prison, safe and well by providing effective safe care.

You will work within a team of healthcare practitioners some in specialist roles to deliver an effective safe medical service within the prison.

About You

As a Registered Nurse (Adult) or Registered Paramedic, you will have a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever-changing.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

Working a pattern of 1 week on / 1 week off, you'll be expected to do day shifts every 10-12 weeks to integrate within the team and maintain clinical supervision and competencies.

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £38,000 FTE - depending on experience; free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support.

As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave rising to 28 with service plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMP Bullingdon include access to an onsite gym and free parking.

About Us

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

  • We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments;
  • care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their wellbeing, and helping to reduce reoffending behaviour.

    We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team.

    These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.

    HMP Bullingdon operates as a local prison holding both remanded and sentenced prisoners. It has a dedicated healthcare unit, specialising in supporting patients with complex medical requirements, mental health issues and primary care needs.

    Healthcare is provided 24 / 7, including first and second reception screening for new arrivals, triage and phlebotomy and vaccination clinics.

  • Long term condition clinics are a core clinical activity. The roles are varied, involving assessing and treating patients and carrying out effective care in an ever changing environment;
  • responding to both their physical and mental well-being needs.

    Our team includes GP’s, Clinical Leads, Nurses and HCA’s; emergency care is supported by our paramedic and all our clinical staff are trained to deliver intermediate life support (ILS).

    Pharmacy is managed by our pharmacist and supported by technicians and assistants.

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