Healthcare Assistant - Bicester

Care UK
02 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Break into Prison healthcare! HMP Bullingdon is a local Cat B prison for adult males and young offenders. It has a training function and regime for sex offenders and holds up to 1,140 prisoners, with a 21 bed inpatient unit. To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Bullingdon, we’re looking for Healthcare Assistants to come and join our team.About the role: As a Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages such as ECG, urine analysis and blood pressure checks. You could also be involved with phlebotomy and assessment, treatment and the evaluation of patients’ care. You will support and assist patients with the activities of daily living, work with the Pharmacy Team to help them fulfill their daily tasks and you will be encouraged to take the lead on wellbeing promotion clinics. If you do not have relevant training in phlebotomy, we would be willing to provide training and development in this area, subject to service needs. About you: We are on the lookout for Healthcare Assistants who have experience of working within a Primary Care setting including GP surgeries and hospitals. You’ll hold an NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care and must have a willingness to undertake training in Mental Health Awareness, suicide prevention, self-harm and ACCT procedures as well as Health Promotion and screening.Further job information: This is a permanent full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week across 7 days on a rotational basis including weekends and public holidays. The salary for this role is £17,000 - £19,000 per annum - dependent on experience. Care UK benefits include 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, free onsite parking, free use of the onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme and 2 x life assurance. Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if a sufficient number of applications have been received.