Lead Senior Healthcare Professional

50000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Join us at Care and Custody Health - a leading National Forensic Medical Services Company.

You'll be part of a forward thinking team that is supported and valued, a key member of a growing organisation that offers opportunities to develop your career, where you can use all your skills and experience to really make a difference.

Our Healthcare Professionals carry out assessments and provide healthcare in custody environments for detainees, victims and staff across Police Forces, the Home Office and the Border Force.

The role includes:

??Manage and lead the HCP Team ensuring effective forensic medical service delivery, in accordance with the requirements of the Codes of Practice of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and agreed Care & Custody (Health) processes and procedures.
??Organise rotas and deploy members of the team to ensure that the service is provided at all times in accordance with contractual requirements.
??Supervise the performance of the HCP Team members and assist in the training of new team members, conduct HCP Team reviews and appraisals as required.
??Develop positive working relationships with the Clinical Lead, FMEs, Police Custody staff and external healthcare providers.
??Keep accurate and complete records of the HCP Team working hours; annual leave and sickness and ensure reporting requirements are achieved.
??Manage and promote the health and safety for staff and detainees in accordance with theC&C(H) H&S policy, taking action to remedy any identified problems and working in a way which minimises risk.
??Form working parties and actively participate in onward referral pathway programmes including attendance to customer and agency board meetings as relevant.
??Represent the HCP team at Clinical Governance meetings and be willing to participate in policy consultation, and writing to continuously improve quality across the company.
??Ensure medicines, drugs and equipment are maintained, accounted for and audited, complying with C&C(H) and professional guidelines.
??Become a licentiate member of the FFLM and undertake other role training and development as required.

Required skills:

??Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 36 months.
??A full UK driving licence.
??Registered General Nurse or qualified paramedic.
??Competent in oral and written English.
??FULL Registration with the HCPC/NMC at Level 1 Registered Nurse Adult or equivalent
??A minimum of two years' relevant experience

In return for your dedication and commitment we offer:

• On-going professional development with FFLM training accredited by Teesside University
• A flexible, progressive career path in a people centered company
• GBP250 Refer a Friend Scheme
• A huge benefits package including pension schemes, private medical cover, share schemes, childcare vouchers, and MiDeals discount scheme with over 3000 offers available from your favourite retailers

We know it's our people that make our organisation great, and we're looking for more dedicated and passionate people to join us and share our values.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference within an organisation that puts people first