Location
HMP Brixton
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
up to £120,000 FTE DOE
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic General Practitioner to join the Brixton team and be a part of a team who wants to make a difference. This is a part time post, to cover Mondays and Fridays (4 sessions per week). The practice times are 08:00-17:00. We appreciate flexibility, and therefore can accommodate sessional requests (ie: Monday 2 sessions / Fridays 2 sessions).

Within Practice Plus Group, we recognise training and development is key. We offer a wide range of learning and teaching opportunities, alongside bespoke training which is tailored to your needs and interests. This will include the opportunity to gain insight and development in areas such as Mental Health and Substance Misuse. 
For those who are new to offender health, we offer a thorough induction package to ensure you are fully equipped for your new, exciting role, including time to visit our 3 other sites within London. 

So what do we offer?
Excellent work/life balance and a supportive environment. You would be part of team made up of GPs, Clinical Leads, Pharmacists, HCAs and Paramedics. Working alongside subcontracted Psychiatrists, CPNs and Psychosocial Workers. 

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. We also offer company benefits and schemes including company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, EAP, access to bank hours, cycle to work scheme, alongside free GP designated parking on site. 
What will you be doing?

As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, you 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.

Your Day to Day:
Makes professional autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems
Receive patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems and make assessment of their health care needs
Develops with the patient, a safe care plan for their presenting/existing health problem(s)
Provides appropriate ‘safety netting’ to allow for any deterioration or change in the patient’s condition
Work closely with the site Lead GP, using allocated study time to assist with and conduct clinical audits, attend occasional clinical governance meetings and have exposure to other clinical management areas such as medicines management, the investigation of incidents and complaints, and service development
Works flexibly, assessing patients on the wing (if required)

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

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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