Practice Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North West
£30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£30,000 - £32,000 per annum
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HMP Forest Bank are currently recruiting for a Practice Manager to ensure delivery of high quality care to patients within Sodexo Justice Services Healthcare.

HMP Forest Bank serves the courts of Greater Manchester and maintains strong links to the local community with a focus on resettlement. We aim to deliver quality of life services and support people to change their lives for the better.

Opportunities for learning and developing work-ready skills are on offer for all who come in to custody, but our commitment to reducing reoffending in local communities does not end at the prison gate. We support people released from custody through innovative partnerships in substance misuse services in Bury and Oldham, working with people to maintain recovery and lead law-abiding lives.

As well as the 16 residential units on site, there is a healthcare centre, gym, library, workshop complex, visits hall, chaplaincy and kitchen. The prison’s capacity stands at 1,460, holding adult men both on remand or sentenced and young prisoners between the ages of 18-21 years.

For more information on working in Justice within Sodexo please see Careers in Justice
Package description37.5 hours per week

Salary £30,000 - £32,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday, free meals on duty, gym access, pension and shopping discounts.
Main responsibilities
Effective administration support of the healthcare team
Meaningful and relevant data capture, presented in understandable format to appropriate stakeholders which supports continuous improvement in practice
Monitoring of all information governance issues and data security
Sound data regarding escorts and bedwatches
Current and accurate trend analyses, and complaints reports
Management of Datix system relating to the department
Monitoring of action plans relating to the department
Robust staff inductions will encompass information governance, data security and Datix training
Appropriate range of audits carried out within the sphere of the job holders scope of practice
Accurate asset registers
Accurate staffing budgets
High level of compliance with Health & Safety requirements
Strong level of support to the Head of Healthcare & Corporate Quality Patient Safety from the Practice Manager
Practice information consistent with Sodexo brand and updated through regular reviews
Contribution to achieving financial balance
Identification of risk and risk management at Practice Manager level

**Full job description attached
Ideal candidateEssential

Skilled in use of Microsoft Office Suite, Datix.
Skilled in use of SystmOne or clinical database
Understanding of Information Governance and Data Security
People management skills, leadership and change management skills
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Understanding of Health and Safety/Risk Management
Ability to extrapolate data from range of sources, analyse it and compile it into a format suitable for presentation to multi-disciplinary stakeholders
Knowledge of NHS data reporting frameworks
Knowledge of CQC  standards 


Accredited training in practice management
Experience of audit within a clinical setting
Experience of thematic analysis
Understanding of budgetary management
Understanding of clinical governance processes
Understanding of health records management

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 3 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Mellor

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