Location
West Yorkshire HMP Wakefield
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
Up to £110,000 per annum FTE depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

We recognise training and development is key within any role, therefore we facilitate training specialised for your needs. If you are new to prison healthcare, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for your new position with us. You can be sure you are part of a team providing safe, reliable and patient-focused care. You will gain insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse which means that you can be sure you are part of a team providing safe, reliable and patient-focused care.


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.

We also offer company benefits and schemes including company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave increasing to 28 with length of service pro rata for part time, 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 for HMP Wakefield 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.

 
This is a part time role working 20 hours per week

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.
 

HMP Wakefield is a category A men’s Prison located in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The site currently offers a 24 hour service and have shifts patterns across these hours. The departments on site include Mental Health, Primary Care, In-patients, Pharmacy, Recovery and Inclusion & Admin.

The site has a friendly supportive team with a number of senior clinicians, and are able to offer a number of training opportunities both within the organisation and externally. This in turn creates opportunities for internal promotion. All Staff also have access to onsite parking.

 If you are interested in an informal discussion regarding the role, please feel free to email Alex Griffiths on [email protected]
 

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.

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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