Healthcare Professional (HCP) - Patchway, Avon & Somerset - Bristol

Recruiter
G4S Health
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Responsibility:
Health Care Professional (HCP)

Location: Patchway, Avon & Somerset

Salary: £33,000 per annum

Shifts: 2 days. 2 nights, 4 off. Working 42 hours.



This post will involve flexible working across a 24-hour shift rota (days, evenings and night shifts) in a 7 day a week service. You will be required to have access to private transport. Teamwork and flexibility are central to our approach, along with commitment and a “can do” attitude to working in this manner is fundamental.

G4S Medical Services are considered by our existing customers as one of the market leaders within forensic medical services. We have vast experience of providing large scale clinical services on a 24/7 basis having provided forensic medical services to custody and SARC environments for over 9 years. We are a clinically driven company with an equally strong operations management team. Focus is on delivering quality of service and high patient outcomes through the utilisation of a skilled, experienced and professional clinical team supported by both robust clinical and corporate governance processes.

G4S Medical Services recognises and values the differences between people and seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community within which the company operates. As part of our commitment to the highest standards of employment practices we aim to provide equality of opportunity and fairness to all.

We work together with our customers to deliver effective and efficient quality health and social care in the criminal justice system.



Job Outline: Attending police custody to assess, document and treat detainees and determine fitness to remain in custody.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assessment/Treatment of illnesses and injuries
Determination of fitness to be detained in custody
Determination of fitness to be released
Determination of fitness to be interviewed and charged: competent to understand charge
Determination to transfer, or be interviewed by the police detaining body
Examination and forensic sampling of adult suspects of serious crime
To carry out examinations in accordance with G4S medical capital services guidelines
All police calls should be attended without delay
To be available for court attendance when requested
To treat the detained person as a patient and make clear that no evidence can be treated in ‘confidence’