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Health Care Assistant                               Ref HMP011C

Integrated Care 24 Ltd (IC24) is a major not for profit Social Enterprise, which provides innovative and wide ranging patient-focused primary care services designed to deliver quality and affordability. IC24 is committed to improving access to health and social care for our patients and reducing the demand on secondary care services. IC24 provides services to over 7 million patients, including GP led out of hours services, NHS 111, primary care and secondary care support services and health in justice nursing services.

Salary: £16,335 – £22,451 pro rata per annum (depending on knowledge, skills and experience)

Location: HMP Sheppey Prison Cluster, Kent

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, part-time hours considered

Job Purpose: Support the provision of a high standard of healthcare to patients in prison under the guidance of the Senior Clinical Team and Head of Healthcare. IC24 Health and Justice is looking for reliable and dependable Healthcare Assistants to join Health and Justice. The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary team participating in procedures and duties in accordance with agreed standards relevant to role.

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be required to be passionate and committed to delivering high quality healthcare services that can make a difference. You may facilitate nurse led clinics, administer medicines, immunisations and vaccinations and phlebotomy. You may also provide healthcare emergency response services within the prisons. The prison provides a 24-hour health service with an in-patients and out-patients department.

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently. You will hold an NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent, however, you do not need to have had any previous prison experience as a full induction will be offered.

Please note that Home Office vetting is required.

For Job Description and Personal Specification please click here.

Equal opportunities

IC24 is committed to the fair treatment of its staff, potential staff or users of its services, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. You can read our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders here.

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Integrated Care 24 Ltd,
Kingston House, The Long Barrow,
Orbital Park, Ashford,
Kent, TN24 0GP