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Senior Paramedic - HMP & YOI Feltham

Employer
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesex
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inc. Outer HCAS (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Paramedic
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is a Top Employer Award Winner. We have a Health and Justice Services Directorate, within which sits the 'Children and Young People' Service line working in partnership with 'Youth Custody Service' colleagues to provide, trauma-informed primary care, mental health, neuro-developmental and substance misuse services to those within our care

It is our quest to deliver patient-focused, developmentally appropriate, quality care promoting a trauma informed environment, supporting young people and young adults to understand their own health and wellbeing needs and maximise all opportunities to achieve their own health and personal goals

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Band 6 Paramedicto join our Integrated Healthcare Service at HMP YOI Feltham. Feltham is effectively two separate establishments delivering healthcare services to Young people in Feltham A (15-19 years) and young adults in Feltham B. By joining our team, you will not only look after the healthcare needs of the young people we care for, but also have the opportunity to have a real impact on promoting health and well-being

PLEASE NOTE ANY CANDIDATE WISHING TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR ROLES IN HEALTH AND JUSTICE SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRISON VETTING CLEARANCE WHICH REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT IN THE UK FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS.CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA NEED NOT APPLY

Main duties of the job

  • To provide professional leadership and to facilitate a culture which engenders high standards and reflective learning
  • To lead and manage a team of allocated staff (including Paramedics and ECTs)
  • Undertake line management responsibility for a team of staff ensuring appropriate deployment and supervision of staff
  • To provide skilled general care and advice to patients within the prison
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team assessing the health needs of patients to provide and evaluate care given and implement changes as required
  • To be able to work autonomously, as well as part of the wider team delivering health care to the standard equitable to that found within the wider community
  • To provide holistic care in a unique environment based on a primary care model that encourages patient engagement to an often socially excluded group


About us

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust offers its staff ongoing career progression through monthly supervision, annual personal development plans/appraisals and access to exciting internal and external training opportunities.

The trust alsovalues its staff and you are entitled to become a member of MyTrustBenefits. MyTrustBenefits is an online portal for all CNWL staff, as well as their family and friends. It offers over 1400 discounts at hundreds of retailers nationwide. Save money on your weekly food shops, toiletries, cosmetics, cinema, meals out, holidays, travel and entertainment. You can also access free online courses on a variety of topics, professional and personal, ranging from business management, languages, law and teaching.

All of our sites in CYPSL offer free use of the onsite leisure facilities and free parking for staff at the HMP YOI establishments.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Professional Leadership
  • Provide professional team leadership and support to all members of the Healthcare team.
  • Maintain a professional manner and act as a role model
  • To facilitate the healthcare teams compliance with CNWL and Prison policies, procedures and guideline ensuring adherence at all times
  • Support the formulation of policies/protocols within sphere of work
  • Participate in and provide clinical and management supervision and facilitate others to engage in the process
  • Act as an excellent role model to junior nursing staff, nursing assistants and students setting, implementing and monitoring the highest professional standards
  • Manage time and resources effectively with an ability to prioritise workload and working flexibly to meet the needs of the service
  • Supervise and ensure effective use of clinical stock
  • Ensure staff and own adherence to medicines management policies to reduce wastage and contribute to cost saving efficiencies
  • Line management for an allocated group of staff undertaking PDR/KSF reviews, absence management and first stage grievance and disciplinary
  • Participate in the Recruitment and Selection of new staff
  • Supervise and allocate daily workload, ensuring that the teams human resources are deployed accordingly to meet service needs
  • Act as the Healthcare liaison during prison serious incident situations for example hostage taking or death in custody.
  • Ensure that own and others practice is evidence based and in line with CNWL and Local Clinical Guidelines
  • Support the monitoring of quality and practice standards within the team by identifying and reporting any issues relating to poor clinical standards to the Primary Care Lead or senior manager in their absence
  • Support the clinical governance framework by identifying own and others training needs and the identification of potential clinical risks within the team
  • Work collaboratively with other specialist nurses within the prison to ensure effective clinic provision and integrated packages of care
  • Ensure that the service is delivered in line with CNWL and prison policies in relation to health and safety and infection prevention and control
  • Participate in quality initiatives to promote the development of the service

Undertake incident and complaint investigations and formulate appropriate action plans.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse or Registered Paramedic with previous post qualification experience


Desirable

  • Mentoring (e.g. ENB 998 or MSPP)
  • Non medical prescribing


Experience

Desirable

  • Previous setting experience of working within a secure
  • Previous experience of working at a Band 6 level
  • Previous experience of working within a primary care setting
  • Previous experience of leading a team


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of clinical governance issues in primary care and secure settings
  • Knowledge of PGDs and associated policies


Desirable

  • Understanding of health promotion and its delivery


Key Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Clinical skills in primary care nursing and/or pre hospital settings
  • Ability to respond and deal with medical emergencies
  • Change management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to provide teaching, mentorship and supervision
  • IT skills


Personal disposition

Essential

  • Self directed practitioner
  • Highly motivated
  • Flexible
  • Team Player


Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMP & YOI Feltham

Middlesex

TW13 4ND

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333-D-HJ-1585-B

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