National Apprenticeship Lead

Practice Plus Group

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work – if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it! We are looking for a National Apprenticeship Lead to act as a champion in clinical and non-clinical apprenticeships within Health in Justice.

About You

This role will give you the ability to inspire and lead by supporting our apprentices with learning and development – which is an exciting role to play in our employees’ career development. You will offer guidance and support to apprentices on programme, new starters and senior leaders within the organisation, in order to ensure apprenticeships run smoothly and in a way that goes hand in hand with work undertaken for Practice Plus Group. As part of this role, the National Apprenticeship Lead will steer apprenticeship development and recruitment; being able to confidently plan and organise the growth of our apprenticeships internally, as well as providing support from an external perspective.

You will have proven experience of working with apprenticeships in an educational setting or large organisation and will have strong stakeholder management experience, having worked with senior leadership in a previous role. Knowledge of apprenticeships will be essential to include setting up programmes, monitoring progress and funding rules.

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction

• Competency framework

• Regional and national career development opportunities

• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs

• Support from the wider team

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £32, 500 per annum – depending on experience plus car benefit. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme.

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

About Us

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments.

This role will be full time, working 37.5 hours per week, based from home with occasional travel to meetings with the Training Team and with external providers.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence. Our core values are;

  • we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated,
  • we act with integrity
  • we embrace diversity
  • we strive to do things better together.
  • Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

To apply for this job please visit apply.practiceplusgroup.com.