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Deputy Head of Healthcare vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP The Mount
Hemel Hempstead
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 23:59
£46,500 / Year

I help to make a difference!

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

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.

Responsible To

Head of Healthcare

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £46,500 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. Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, plus training and development opportunities.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

As a Deputy Head of Healthcare with Practice Plus Group you will deputise for the Head of Healthcare in all aspects of their role.

You will be responsible in partnership with the Head of Healthcare for the effective day-to-day operational management of all clinical services across the prisons. 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.

Across our prisons in the Thames Valley region Practice Plus Group operate as an integrated team approach to peer support and standardisation of practice. 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.

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 will arrange an interview for you to attend, if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.

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.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this role earlier than stated if a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received.

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