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Healthcare Assistant Gatwick, West Sussex £24,323.42

Healthcare Assistant

Location: Gatwick, West Sussex |
Salary: £24,323.42 |
Posted: 23 Oct 2020 |
Closes: 4 Dec 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9244

Role Responsibility:

Healthcare Assistant, Gatwick Immigration Centre (RH6 0PQ)

Salary: £24,323.42 per annum 

Shifts: Full time, various shifts, 40 hours per week

 

Job Spec:

This HCA post involves working within a multidisciplinary healthcare team in a secure setting providing primary care, with a difference. The successful candidate will be an excellent team player who works closely with patients, the wider health care team ensuring comprehensive care is provided to patients. The successful candidate will undertake various duties, including working on the in-patient unit, screening new patients, running clinics and working in partnership with other agencies to provide comprehensive care to our patients.

 

About the site:  G4S Health Services has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, we provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.

 

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) is a 24 hours site that holds 400 plus detainees suspected of visa violations, illegal entry or unauthorised arrival to the UK and are waiting for flights, transfers or to be released in to the community. We have a fast turnover of detainees so a wide range skills will be needed and trained/supported. From triage, chronic disease management to acute care.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential skills as a HCA: 

  • Experience of working within a healthcare environment
  • Able to demonstrate a good standard of literacy and numeracy

 

Desirable skills as a HCA: 

 

  • NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Experience of working within a secure environment

 

 

 For further information please email: careersatg4s@uk.g4s.com

 

This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable people in a caring and compassionate way. A DBS check and relevant police/ prison clearance will be required to exclude any individuals with a history of behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients). Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.    

 

Please Note:  If you are successful at the interview you will be required to attend site within 7 working days for a vetting interview.


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