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Deputy Head of Healthcare vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Featherstone
WV10 7PU
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 23:59
£45,000 / Year

Make a difference from day one!

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.

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.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as a range of other employee benefits.

So what do we have to offer?

Receive an annual salary of up to £45,000 - depending on experience. You will 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 (if clinical).

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, staff wellbeing, plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMP Featherstone include access to a free gym on site (outside of regime hours), free parking and subsidised mess/canteen.

A bit about the job…

Following recent internal promotion, we're looking for a Deputy Head of Healthcare to join the team at HMP Featherstone.

As the Deputy Head of Healthcare you will be responsible for the effective day-to-day operational management of all clinical services across the prison. You will manage service level agreements, ensuring performance-monitoring standards are adhered to and the highest standards of care are maintained. You will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with the essential standards of quality and safety.

You will also be deputising for the Head of Healthcare in their absence and supporting them across the range of their duties.

Want to know more about HMP Featherstone?

HMP Featherstone is a Category C closed adult male prison, located on the outskirts of Wolverhampton. It has an operational capacity of 703 offenders who are received from other prisons and rarely direct from court. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.

HMP Featherstone were finalists in the Health Service Journal's (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety Team of the Year!

A little bit about you...

You will be able to provide evidence of your leadership ability and will have undertaken management training, with an understanding of clinical governance and staff management. You will have an awareness of risk assessment and managing budgets.

Clinical qualifications are desirable but not essential, as is custodial or secure setting experience.

Further Information

This is a full-time vacancy, working 37.5 hour 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.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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