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Head of Healthcare vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Oakwood
Health in Justice
WV10 7QD
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 23:59
£58,500.00 / 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 are a qualified nurse, or soon to qualify, and want a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, 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.

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

In return for the hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £58,500 - dependent on experience, + 10% Performance Related Bonus + £4,000 Car Allowance.

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 the Head of Healthcare you will be responsible for the pro-active general management of the healthcare establishment, maintaining the strategic direction and delivering the agreed contractual requirements and targets and managing the unit within its financial framework. Maintaining agreed standards of service, and leading, motivating and developing staff. This role also includes responsibility for all aspects of personnel, financial reporting, IM&T and general management of the healthcare establishment and being the CQC Registered Manager.

You will be able to provide evidence of your strong and compassionate leadership ability and have undertaken management training. With experience of working within governance frameworks and of effectively managing teams including HR processes.

HMP Oakwood, is the biggest prison in Europe housing 2106 cat C adults, ran by G4S opening in 2012. The state of the art Healthcare Department allows us to provide the highest standard of care, only achieved by fantastic relationships we have with our stakeholders.

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 we 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, with an annual salary of up to £58,500 - dependent on experience plus car allowance and performance related bonus.

For any further information about this role, please contact Jeff Parker, Deputy Regional Manager (Midlands - South) on .

This job advert will close as soon as a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

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.

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.

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