Healthcare Administrator

Care UK Primary
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for an exciting job opportunity within prison healthcare?

The role of the Healthcare Administrator in the service is fundamental and plays a huge role in the day to day operation and running of the service. The role will be based at HMP Highpoint. If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding and varied role in the healthcare setting and want to develop your administration skills and experience in an environment where no two days are the same, we have the position for you. We are looking for an individual who is keen to take on a role with varied duties supporting the delivery of excellent health care. This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday. HMP Highpoint is a category C training prison operating in the adult male estate, located in the village of Stradishall (near Haverhill) in Suffolk, England and holds over 1,300 offenders.

About the Job:

Role is responsible for carrying out general administrative duties within prison. Work within set routines, policies and procedures to provide a comprehensive high quality service to the unit, and able to deal efficiently and courteously with patients and staff enquiries. A key responsibility is the collection and collation of accurate service performance data for internal and external reporting requirements. The situation in the prison can change at any minute. You need to be able to communicate effectively, work as part of a team and follow instruction diligently. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences but you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best practice possible from both the healthcare team and the prison team. The applicant needs to be confident in a prison setting as the office will be based on a prison wing.

The Job Requirements:

If you are an enthusiastic, energetic person with great communication skills, you will be a perfect fit for the position. You will be able to work as part of a team effectively but also under your own initiative. NVQ 2 Business Administration or Equivalent is essential. Experience working within a healthcare setting as administrator would be essential.

About Care UK:

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Having been awarded the contract to deliver NHS services at HMP Highpoint, we are very excited about the opportunities to develop 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. The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. For more information on our Health in Justice service follow the link below: http://our-services/health-in-justice

Additional Information:

Please note that employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. Care UK reserve the right to close this advert early, if a sufficient number of applications have been received.
The salary for this role is £18,500 per annum depending on the experience. Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking. We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...