Location
West Midlands HMP Long Lartin
Specialism
General Practitioners
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Up to £110,000 FTE - dependent on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Are you looking to work within a service that offers and promotes outstanding care to its patients?

If the answer is yes, then we are looking to recruit flexible, enthusiastic individuals to work in our prison healthcare service at HMP Long Lartin.

HMP Long Lartin is a High Security Prison holding adult men. There is an 8 bed dedicated healthcare unit, including End of Life Facilities. 
Health in Justice deliver Healthcare in a Prison setting comparable with a Community GP Practice. There are Primary care and Mental health nursing staff, Healthcare assistants, recovery workers and administrators all on site. 

Additionally other clinicians attend the Prison to deliver care such as the Dentist, Physio, Podiatrist, Optician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist 


What will you be doing?


As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, the General Practitioner will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis for the Patient’s, They will recommend clinical pathways, refer to external Health providers, make timely decisions regarding future management and support the aim of improving access to Health for this Patient group. You will also provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff, patients and carers and have active involvement in clinical governance and NHS 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.



What do our current GP's say?

‘As a full-time salaried GP and Clinical Lead, working for Practice Plus Group has provided me with stability, opportunity and resources to be able to do my job well. My work load is manageable and I am well supported by an excellent team who are keen and well-motivated. I am able to get involved in service development and commissioning as well as being supported with study leave for appraisal and professional development’. - GP at HMP Isle of Wight

Further information:

This position will be required to work 6 sessions over 3 days, details of which can be discussed at interview.

HMP Long Lartin offers free car parking, an onsite Gym with a reduced membership rate. You also have access to an onsite café for lunch. You will gain the opportunity to work with an experienced Health in Justice GP as part of the induction process.


If you think this role sounds perfect for you, then apply today or if you would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Dr. Sinclair on Ben.Sinclair@practiceplusgroup.com
.  

Please note - offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group terms and conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, Enhanced DBS Check and Prison Vetting including Counter Terrorism Check.

About You

Job Requirements

You will be a qualified GP (with GMC and performers list registration) and have a real passion for building on your medical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!
 
 

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.

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!

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