Social Care Assistant - HMP Leeds

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Posting date: 02 December 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Up to £22,420
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 05 December 2020
Location: Leeds, LS122TJ
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: J143-A-20-35887

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Job Summary I help to make a difference If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding social care assistant role and want to develop your clinical care package skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you! To contribute and support delivery of primary care within a secure environment, by providing nursing care, implement clinical care packages, while working unsupervised. This is a full-time permanent role working 37.5 hours per week across 7 days a week on a rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays. There may be a requirement to work nights. HM Prison Leeds is a Category B men's prison, located at Gloucester Terrace in the Armley area of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. What will you be doing? As a social care assistant, your responsibilities will vary. You will be involved in the implementation of clinical care packages, 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. What do we need from you? We are on the lookout for Healthcare Assistants who have experience of working within a Primary Care setting such as a residential care home, GP surgery or hospital 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. About Practice Plus Group: Practice Plus Group is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. 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. Salary & Benefits: The salary for this role is up to £22,440 per annum - dependent on experience. Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, 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... Additional Information: Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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