Location
HMP Exeter
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
£85 per hour
Vacancy Type
Bank
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Have you ever thought about working within the prison environment?

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career development?

Then look no further…

Our prison GPs are extremely valued and well respected members of the Prison Health community. Delivering first class healthcare to a group with such a wide variety of patients, GPs at Practice Plus Group get the opportunity to further develop their knowledge in areas they that wouldn’t usually experience within a practice, or even an A&E environment.

We recognise training and development is key, therefore we training centre to facilitate your needs. You will gain insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse.

If you are new to prison health care, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this exciting role.

In this environment, we appreciate flexibility around working hours hence we are willing to accommodate part-time requests. We offer a competitive annual salary plus payment of MDU/MPS subscription and CPD days. Furthermore, should you wish there are plenty of opportunities for extra shifts and overtime.


What will you be doing?
As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, the General Practitioner will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis to patient’s requirements and make timely decisions regarding future management. You will also provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff, patients and carers and have active involvement in clinical governance/effectiveness activities.

It doesn’t end there; you will have a chance to become actively involved in audit, teaching and training (management of substance misuse and/or blood borne viruses) as well as helping us to adapt the service to the ever-changing needs of the patients.

About You

MBChB or MBBS qualified, you’ll be registered with the GMC and on a PCT Medical Performers List. RCGP1 part 1 is desirable.

About Us

HMP YOI Exeter is an adult/young prisoners institution accepting males ages 18 and over; with an operational capacity of 550+. It accepts all adult and young prisoners committed to prison by the courts from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset.

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth prisoner establishments.
We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their well-being and helping to reduce re-offending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy and optometry.

Additional Information
This is a bank position working ad-hoc shifts. It will be working in reception only - assessing new arrivals into the prison.

The shift times will be:
Reception Sessions are: 1830-2130 (Monday to Friday and 1300-1700 Saturday)
Day Sessions are: 0830-1230 and 1330-1700

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to right to work in the UK, references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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