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Emergency Care Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP YOI Exeter
Health in Justice
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 23:59
£30,000.00 / Year

Are you looking for a new challenge?

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Emergency Technician role in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new role for you!

About Us

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are an Emergency Technician, and want a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day then this is it!

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 YOI Exeter is an adult/young offenders institution accepting males ages 18 and over; with an operational capacity of 550+. It accepts all adult and young offenders committed to prison by the courts from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset.

What will you be doing?

As an Emergency Care Technician (ETC) at HMP Exeter your responsibilities will vary. Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you can expect to deliver high quality care ranging from monitoring of long term conditions, health promotion and screening and responding to emergencies. You will also work collaboratively with the Healthcare Team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of Local and National Policies and Procedures.

A little bit about you

You will hold either Edexcel/IHCD training programme, or equivalent (BTEC level 3 Ambulance Aid or equivalent qualifications. You must also have relevant experience such as responding in a community setting.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is up to £30,000 per annum pro-rata – dependent on experience.

Travel allowance of £780 (paid in monthly instalments pro-rata).

Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being and cycle to work scheme.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education.

More information

This is a permanent full-time role, working 37.5 hours across the week including nights.

At HMP Exeter we deliver a 24/7 care and working hours vary to provide overall support.

The working hours consist of:
Day – 07:30 - 17:30
Late – 13:15 - 21:15
Early – 07:30 - 15:30
Night – 21:00 – 07:45

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms and Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting (arranged locally by the prison).

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.

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