Job role

Integrated Care 24 Ltd (IC24) is a major not for profit Social Enterprise providing 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 6 million patients, including GP led out of hours services, NHS 111, primary care and secondary care support services and health in justice nursing services.

Urgent Care Practitioner/Paramedic Ref: HMP024

Salary: Paramedic - £30,293 to £41,361 pro rata per annum.

Urgent Care Practitioner - £37,102 – £41,361 pro rata per annum.

(Depending on knowledge, skills and experience)

There is an additional payment for unsocial hours working in addition to the above salary.

Location: Based at HMP Sheppey Prison Cluster

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Part-Time Hours considered

Job Purpose: IC24 Health and Justice is looking for reliable, dependable and skilled registered Paramedics to join the Health and Justice Team. The post holder will assist and support the Head of Health and Justice and the Clinical Nurse Manager of Health and Justice, across the services, ensuring that prisoners and detainees receive a high quality service in line with IC24 Ltd Primary Care Services within a safe, secure and clean environment. The post holder will be responsible for the effective day to day clinical leadership and management of the healthcare department and will undertake the role of Primary and Unscheduled Care Specialist as required and as appropriate. 

Prison healthcare offers a unique and often fascinating experience and has the potential to impact on practice and enhance the quality of life for prisoners. As a Paramedic, you will be passionate and committed to delivering high quality healthcare services that can make a difference. You may facilitate Paramedic led clinics; administer medicines, immunisations and vaccinations, triage and treat minor illness and injuries. You will also provide healthcare emergency response services within the prisons. This is a valuable experience for Paramedics who wish to enhance their primary care skills. The prison provides a 24-hour health service with an in-patients and out-patients department. We are presently developing our wing based care improving our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends. 

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently. You do not need to have had any previous prison experience however we would especially welcome applicants who have a varied experience in this challenging but fulfilling area.

Please note that Home Office vetting is required, and full induction will be offered.

Closing Date: 18th August 2017

**Please note advert may close at any time without warning/notice if sufficient number of applications are received**

 

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.

Apply for the role of Urgent Care Practitioner/Paramedic - Ref: HMP024

Please download and complete an application form, note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form due to high interest in our jobs.

Download an application form

Please email your completed application form to:

careers@ic24.nhs.uk

Or mail to:

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