Deputy Head of Healthcare

Care UK Primary
Newton Solney
06 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Break into prison healthcare!

As the Deputy Head of Healthcare you will be responsible for the effective day-to-day operational management of all clinical services across the prison. You will manage service level agreements, ensuring performance-monitoring standards are adhered to and the highest standards of care are maintained. You’ll be responsible for ensuring compliance with the essential standards of quality and safety. As the Deputy Head of Healthcare, you will also deputise for the Head of Healthcare in their absence and support them across the range of their duties. HM Prison Foston Hall is a woman’s closed category prison and Young Offenders Institution, located in the village of Foston in Derbyshire.

Job requirements

- You will be an experienced clinical manager that can provide evidence of your leadership ability, clinical capabilities and management training. - You will be an engaging and motivated individual who can adapt to a wide variety of challenges and can work under pressure. - Experience of working in a secure environment would be desirable but not essential. - Background in mental health or substance misuse is highly desirable but not essential.

About us

We are the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services in over 30 prisons to more than 22,000 offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Well being 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. It adopts the premise no single health/well being factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Interviews will be held on the 27th of Septmeber. This is a full-time, permanent position. The salary is to be discussed at interview. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and enhanced DBS check, references and prison vetting.

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