Deputy Head of Healthcare vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Leeds
Health in Justice
Gloucester Terrace
West Yorkshire
LS12 2TJ
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 23:59
£47,940.00 / Year

Break into prison healthcare!

Are you looking for the next step or a new challenge in your career? If so, then this role may be for you.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service delivery and expand current services to introduce new ways of working.

HM Prison Leeds is a Category B men's prison, located at Gloucester Terrace in the Armley area of Leeds in West Yorkshire

What will you be doing?

The post holder will be responsible in partnership with the Head of Healthcare for the effective day-to-day operational management of all clinical services across the prison.

As well as support the management of all service level agreements, ensuring performance-monitoring standards are adhered to and the highest standards of care are maintained. The post holder will deputise for the Head of Healthcare in their absence and support them across the range of their duties.

To support the Head of Healthcare who is the registered CQC Manager, you’ll be responsible for supporting and ensuring compliance with the essential standards of quality and safety.

The main aim as the healthcare provider within Health in Justice is to work in partnership with discipline staff and colleagues to enable the offering of high quality healthcare services to best support the residents that are equivalent to those delivered in the community.

As a member of the wider management team, you will be responsible for providing the day to day clinical and operational management of our diverse healthcare teams within National and Local Guidance.

Salary and Benefits

The successful candidate will also receive free DBS check, access to career development through management training courses and free mandatory training and revalidation support.

Access to a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, NHS discounts, 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and other Practice Plus Group perks schemes.

This is a full-time, permanent role working 37.5 hours a week at HMP Lewes.

The salary is up to £47,940 depending on experience.

There may be some on-call responsibility with this role although this will be discussed at interview. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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