Are you looking to make a difference from day one?
Are you interested in working within the health in justice sector? Do you enjoy working with a population who are diverse and offer a unique set of challenges? Are you skilled at getting engagement from a wide range of people?
If the answer is yes PPG within HMP Bullingdon could be your next career move, we are looking for a patient engagement liaison role. The successful individual need not have experience within the criminal justice setting, they do need to be enthusiastic, have an adaptive communication style and an awareness of health promotion.
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. We are the market leader, providing care to over 30,000 patients in over 40 prisons across the country.
Our core values are; everyone makes a difference, patients are at the heart of everything we do and together we make things better. If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!
About the role
To engage with the men within Bullingdon, ensuring that the population feel they have a voice and are listened to with regards to healthcare. The individual’s health is the one thing they retain control of whilst in the prison environment and PPG believe it is important they have a say in how services can be tailored to meet the needs of that population. This will involve setting up patient engagement forums, as well as responding to concerns and supporting the SMT to find resolution.
You will contribute to our healthcare strategy and vision to;
Provide outstanding evidence based care to our patients, seeking out, listening to and acting on their feedback, so that care is personalised and informed by what matters to them.
Deliver non-judgemental care that makes a real difference, as defined throughout our bespoke Health in Justice Competency framework.
Inspire excellence by forging strong links with our partners and stakeholders and providing a service that people can trust, feel safe within, and feel proud of.
Promote best practice, clinical supervision, evidence based care and continuous quality improvement, embedding a culture of shared learning.
Share knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure safe care, building strong multi-disciplinary teams and supporting each other to do a great job. Encourage a shared learning approach to teaching.
Working at Practice Plus Group
We are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be.
We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits including free DBS check, free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.
We are passionate about what we do and our core values are:
∙ We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated
∙ We act with integrity
∙ We embrace diversity
∙ We strive to do things better together.
If this resonates with you then we’d like to hear from you!
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week on a salary of up to £25000 depending on experience. Healthcare operates 7 days a week, we also welcome part-time applications.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.