Forensic Custody - HCA
Mountain Healthcare Ltd
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Are you looking for a new and exciting alternative career path in healthcare?
How would you like to work for an innovative and market-leading organisation?
This is the perfect opportunity for a compassionate, non-judgmental person with a desire to develop their clinical competencies as a Forensic Healthcare Assistant based in Earley.
Main duties of the job
The Forensic Healthcare Assistant will assist the clinical team in providing embedded and non-embedded clinical care within custody, under the supervision of senior staff. You will be part of a service that enables detained persons to feel safe.
Founded by passionate clinicians on a mission to provide expert patient-centred services, Mountain Healthcare leads the clinical forensic healthcare provisions sector in the UK. A premier partner of NHS England and the police, our unique provisions include Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs), Police Custodial Healthcare, Secure Estate Healthcare and clinical telephone advice. Driven by our values Be Kind and Do the Right Thing, Mountain Healthcare provides holistic and trauma-informed care that improves the immediate and long-term health outcomes of patients across the criminal justice system. Through innovative technologies and strategic partnerships, our expert clinicians ensure equal, effective and efficient services to all our patients and always put their health, safety and rights first. Join the Best Provider, Make the Greatest Difference Clinical forensic healthcare is a rapidly growing career path as demand for specialist critical services has greatly increased in recent years. At Mountain Healthcare, we understand that to provide the highest quality services for our patients and customers, our people must be the best in the field. We are proud to offer unrivalled staff training and development opportunities such as our unique Forensic Practitioner Gateway, our wide range of accredited and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses, and access to events across the health and justice sector.
We want you to bring your unique set of skills and experience to a special place where you can reach your true potential.
Requirement - You need to be a UK citizen for the last 3 years to be able to go through our vetting and onboarding process.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside experienced healthcare professionals and experts that are truly some of the best in their field at dealing with medical emergencies.
If you are looking for a career with genuine progression and development opportunities, then we are a company that wants to help you, guide you, and inspire you to achieve your goals.
About the Role - Custody is both a dynamic and lively environment, with no two days the same.
The police can detain individuals for up to 24 hours and within this time, we provide a high level of care to detainees and their needs, which can vary from drug/alcohol dependency to acute medical episodes.
You will provide evidence-based care to detained persons by seeking out, listening to, and acting on detainee feedback so that care is personalised and informed by what matters to them.
Being a Forensic Healthcare Assistant involves contributing to and implementing care plans and assisting healthcare professionals and Forensic Practitioners with delivering effective care within the criminal justice system.
As well as delivering non-judgemental care throughout our custody contract (including attendance at hospital when required).
You'll make a real difference enhancing the care we deliver, supported by our senior clinicians and our policies, procedures, and safeguarding and vulnerability model.
Shift pattern Full and part-time applications will be considered. Shifts will run from 7am to 7pm, and 7pm to 7am. The full-time work pattern is two day shifts, followed by two night shifts, then four days off.
Please be aware we will interview as and when applicants come in and we will close this advert earlier if the position is filled so please do not delay your application.
If you have experience in emergency care, as a Forensic Healthcare Assistant, and have an interest in developing your skills in a custody environment, apply for this Forensic Healthcare Assistant role today!
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