Location
HMP Channings Wood
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
up to £120,000 pro-rata DOE
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Prison GPs see a broad range of undifferentiated pathology, made more complex by limited accessing of healthcare services before entering prison. This makes medicine within a prison very interesting and gives opportunities to see conditions that are rarely seen in mainstream general practice. We are looking for a someone who wants to broaden their clinical experience as part of a portfolio career to join the team at HMP Channings Wood;  if you are a General Practitioner with GMC Registration, inclusion on the GP Performer’s List and a valid CCT – we’d love to hear from you!

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 offender health, 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.

This is a part time vacancy, working 5 sessions (20 hours) per week.

We also offer company benefits and schemes including company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, cycle to work scheme.

 

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

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender 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.

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