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Surrey Recruitment Day - HMP Coldingley Paramedic

Job Reference: 333-D-OC-0587

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
HMP Coldingley, Bisley, Surrey
£25,424 - £31,617 inc HCAS Fringe

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Are you looking for new challenges? Fed up of the same routine? Do you want to work in an ever changing environment where no two days are the same? Do you want to feel that you really make a difference?

This might be the job for you… We are looking for a Paramedic to join us as part of the Primary Care team within the prison of HMP Coldingley.

Primary Care in prison?

This is an opportunity to use all of your clinical and interpersonal skills, an opportunity to develop new skills and work with a unique population group who need your clinical skills. We work with a range of men who are sentenced, some of whom have been sentenced for life. For some it is the first time in prison, for others it's their twentieth. Every person we work with could be someone’s father, son, husband or brother. Our job is not to judge, our job is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion.

Our motto? Caring not judging.

Health and wellbeing is one of the pathways to reducing re-offending. It could be through your interactions that changes the way a man thinks about his future, thinks about his health needs, and feels about himself and others.

You could make a difference. This is a varied role working within a Primary Care setting providing high quality emergency care and minor injury treatment to patients with both primary care and acute care needs. It also requires you to play an active part in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patients care.

It takes a very special, dedicated, resilient and caring clinician to provide care in such an ever changing, dynamic environment and you will be joining like-minded exceptional healthcare professionals.

Working alongside the Mental Health and Substance Misuse team affords us the benefit of being able to work in a truly holistic manner, responding to the needs of both physical and mental well-being in partnership.

What we Offer

      • This post will attract the **Golden Hello**, a recruitment incentive bonus of 10% of gross salary to a maximum of £2500. Further details are included in the attached document.
      • Excellent progression through various career pathway opportunities such as but not limited to a **preceptorship Programme**
      • Support and guidance with Revalidation
      • Ongoing supervision and appraisals
      • Hidden Gem and annual award ceremonies
      • Excellent staff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and relocation package. We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.
      • We welcome flexible working and will consider part-time applicants.

Join us on our Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019 to find out more.

Our Open Day will be held on Saturday 7th September 2019 at the Holiday Inn - Kingston South, Portsmouth Rd, Long Ditton, Surbiton KT6 5QQ from 10.00am - 3.00pm. You will have the opportunity to meet our staff members, find out more about working in a prison environment and undertake interview and assessment on the day.

Your fast track to employment:

Please bring two photographic Identity Documents and one current proof of address on the day OR one photographic Identity Document and two proofs of address on the day. Please also bring evidence of your National Insurance number and a recent DBS certificate if you are able to provide this.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Debra Chamberlain, Head of Healthcare



Carol Casbierd, Primary Care Lead



Informal visits are encouraged.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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