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Primary Care Lead vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Ford
Health in Justice
West Sussex
BN18 0BX
Contract type:
Closing date:
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 23:59
£45,900.00 / Year

Do you want 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.

Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country including HMP Ford, a category D prison, also known as a resettlement or open prison for adult men near Arundel in West Sussex.

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.

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

As a Primary Care Team Leader you will be a registered general nurse, ready to provide leadership to a team of nurses and other health professionals. You will have knowledge and experience of managing long term conditions and health promotion and be able to share that knowledge with the wider team to provide a high class healthcare service to the resident population.

You will be providing appointment based face to face, safe and effective health assessments and treatments as well as responding to emergencies, minor injuries and leading on the reception and discharge of patients.

You'll be responsible for the rota management of the primary care team, their clinical supervision and line management. You will work closely with other team leaders, healthcare managers and prison colleagues to deliver health services in an innovative and proactive way to meet the requirements of the patients, HMPPS, NHS England, Public Health and Practice Plus Group.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £45900 - 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 (pro-rata for part-time) plus CPD and re-validation support.

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

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 at HMP Ford if the hiring managers feel that you are suitable for the job.

More Information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The services are provided seven days a 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 check.

We reserve the right to close this role early once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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