Location
HMP Dovegate
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
up to £125,400 per annum, depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

As a Lead General Practitioner for HMP Dovegate, you will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis to patient’s requirements and make timely decisions regarding future management. You will be pivotal in engaging the clinical workforce to support the delivery of the organisation’s objectives, and will have the chance to further develop your clinical and medical skills.

HMP Dovegate is a Category B male resettlement prison in Staffordshire. It currently houses approximately 1150 prisoners both sentenced and remand. The prison also includes a separate 200-bed Therapeutic Community for repeat serious offenders. The unit, the only privately-run one in the UK and the only purpose-built therapeutic facility, offers its residents daily group therapy, which lasts between 18 months and 24 months. There is an 11 bed inpatient unit. The prison is privately operated by Serco.
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

About You

We offer an annual salary of up to £125,400 per annum as this role is full-time working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. We can be flexible in our approach to sessions and are open to having discussions with part-time applicants, also.

You'll also receive payment of MDU/MPS subscription and CPD days, so if you are someone that is looking to join an organisation that fosters your career development, you have come to the right place! If you are looking for portfolio work or cross site working, we can offer this on a temporary or permanent basis with the opportunities of extra shifts and overtime also.

We have a wide range of company benefits also, including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave rising to 28 days with service plus 8 public bank holidays (pro rata for part time applications), access to shopping discounts and the NHS blue light card, financial assistance when you need it, access to discounted memberships such as Costco and a cycle to work scheme.
 
Onsite benefits at HMP Dovegate include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidized café/restaurant. We are happy to consider part time roles and willing to discuss flexible shift patterns, to ensure a healthy work/life balance for all.
 
If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please reach out to Dr. Timothy Scott, [email protected] (Lead GP), or [email protected] (Head of Healthcare). Telephone number 01283829513.

About Us

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!

If you think this role sounds perfect for you, then apply today or for further information, please contact the recruiter to the side of this advert.

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.

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