I help to make a difference!
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.
Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders 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.
HMP Sudbury is a Category D male open prison. It currently hold 579 prisoners who are nearing the end of their sentence and are preparing for release back into the community.
The men go to work in the community at charity and paid employment.
This is a part-time permanent role working 18.75 hours per week on a rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays.
We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as a range of other employee benefits.
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
You'll be carrying out general administrative duties within the healthcare department of the prison. Working within set routines, policies and procedures to provide a comprehensive high quality service to the unit, and able to deal efficiently and courteously with patients and staff inquiries.
A key responsibility is the collection and collation of accurate service performance data for internal and external reporting requirements.
The situation in the prison can change at any minute. You need to be able to communicate effectively, work as part of a team and follow instruction diligently.
It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences but you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best practice possible from both the healthcare team and the prison team.
You'll need to be confident in a prison setting as the office will be based in Healthcare, off a prison wing.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £18,500 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 plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, online retail discounts, plus training and clinical development opportunities.