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Following on from supporting the national effort against COVID19, at Practice Plus Group we have adapted our application processes in order to speed up recruitment and reduce face to face contact.

Senior Paramedic vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Wealstun
Health in Justice
West Yorkshire
LS23 7AZ
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 23:59
£39,000 / Year

I treat more than just symptoms

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same?

Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities?

If so, then this could be the role for you!

Practice Plus Group are the 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.


The salary range for this role is up to £39,000 per annum – dependent on experience.
We offer a variety of benefits including:

•Training and development opportunities

•company contributory pension scheme

•25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

•Staff well-being

•Access to bank hours

•CPD and re-validation support

•Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts, onsite gym and onsite parking What will you be doing?

About the role

As a Senior Paramedic you will provide a holistic package of care to patients within the prison system, working with the team to develop and maintain delivery of high quality, individualised, evidence based patient centred nursing care. You’ll manage the assessment of health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care for the prison population, including clinical risk assessment.

You will also clinically lead a small team of Paramedics and work as part of a team of Healthcare Practitioners within HMP Wealstun Healthcare Services as well as providing clinical leadership and management to other healthcare professionals. Are you new to prison healthcare? Do not worry... you will be supported and mentored throughout your first 6 months with Practice Plus Group by experienced teams of highly skilled nurses and practitioners as well as management. What we will need from you.. You will be a Paramedic (HCPC) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services.

Prison Healthcare experience is not essential although we do ask that you have experience within primary care. Additional Information.

More information

This position is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact Lois for more information and to arrange this.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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