Health Care Support Worker
Care UK Health Care
Wakefield, England
23h ago

I help to make a difference!

Have you ever dreamed of breaking the mould and trying something new?

Have you ever thought what its like to work in a prison?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 4 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2020 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS / ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

So, what do we need from you so you can do the job?

As a Healthcare Support Worker, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages, phlebotomy and assessment, treatment and the evaluation of patients’ 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.

You will have experience of working within a Primary Care setting including GP surgeries, hospitals and has proven experience in clinical observations such as performing ECG, Phlebotomy.

Experience with the administration of medication, Substance Misuse issues,or healthcare in the prison environment is desired but not essential for this role.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £22,000 per annum - depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus CPD and re-validation support.

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Next Steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn we will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP YOI New Hall if the hiring managers feel that you are suitable for the job.

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