Paramedic (Part Time) Warwickshire, Warwickshire £35,358.64 (Pro rata)
Paramedic (Part Time)Location: Warwickshire, Warwickshire | Salary: £35,358.64 (Pro rata) | Posted: 25 May 2022 | Closes: 20 Jul 2022 | Job Type: Part Time and Permanent | Business Unit: Health Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 11850
Salary: £35,358.64 Pro rata
Working Hours: Permanent, Part Time, 20 hours per week
Location: HMP Ryehill, Rugby, CV23 8SZ
About our 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.
HMP Rye Hill is situated in Willoughby, near Rugby, Warwickshire and is a category B training prison acting as a national resource for sentenced male adults who have been convicted of a current or previous sex offence. From triage, chronic disease management to acute care.
As a Paramedic, you will provide high quality emergency care and minor injury treatment to patients with both primary care and acute care needs in a prison setting. You will be required to work within the Healthcare Centre and on the Wings as part of a team of Primary Care practitioners.
To participate and assist in the systematic monitoring, review and evaluation of paramedic practice through clinical audit.
Play an integral role in ensuring that junior team members are aware of local and general Health & Safety matters, Clinical Governance and other on-going issues, which arise including patient safety issues.
Conduct Clinical interventions where appropriately trained and competent.
To respond to all emergency codes in accordance with agreed protocols.
Develop/maintain advanced clinical skills and knowledge in relation to dynamic patient case mix.
Referral / sign posting to appropriate health professionals / services.
Provide patient information and education.
Participating in procedures where appropriately trained and competent i.e. Wound closure, haemorrhage control and wound care.
Cardiac and Stroke intervention / competent in the monitoring of physiological observations by undertaking a full assessment using a structured and prioritised approach and the recognition of the acutely ill patient e.g. ABCDE approach, ECG recognition, pathways for strokes and the diagnosis and referral of a range of cardiac conditions.
To determine the appropriate destination for the patient to include the initiation of treatment linked to an agreed and regulated care pathway in association with other health, mental and social care professionals in cases where transport to hospital is not required.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.
The Ideal Candidate:
Essential skills as a Paramedic:
- HCPC Registered Paramedic
- Experience of working within a team
- Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy
- Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
- Able to work within challenging and complex situations
- Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
Desirable skills as a Paramedic:
- Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
- Degree level qualification or above
- Experience of working within a secure environment
- Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Company pension scheme with employer contributions
- G4S Life Assurance Scheme
- 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
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 that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting. To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.
A Disability Confident application was made a couple of years ago for the whole of G4S UK and Ireland, although the submission (including case studies etc) came from ESS. At that time Level 2 was awarded. Submission was recently made for re-accreditation - but this time for Level 3 - and attached is the certificate confirming their achievement (which was again awarded to the whole business).
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