Location
HMP Lewes
Specialism
Psychology and Psychiatry
Advertising Salary
Up to £160,000 Dependent on Experience (pro rata)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re 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!

As the Psychiatrist at HMP Lewes you’ll provide dynamic leadership of the mental health profession across the services. You will be pivotal in engaging the mental health workforce to support the delivery of the organisation’s objectives, ensuring the provision of an effective high-quality mental health workforce within the available resources. As part of your role, you will support the Regional Manager in shaping the policies and strategies for developing and modernising mental health practice across the sites in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patient.

About You

  • Registered professional with current registration (GMC)
  • Specialist Registration in either General Adult or Forensic Psychiatry
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • Approved under section 12 (2) of the MHS 1983
  • Understanding of the complexities of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working
  • Up to date knowledge in the adult psychiatry and PD
  • Excellent communication skills with patients to understand their needs
  • Awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation
  • A non-judgmental and compassionate approach
  • Good IT skills and IT literacy
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies and best practice
  • Proactive problem solving skills
  • Flexible attitude to working arrangements
  • Motivated as an individual and when working in a team
  • Ability to work within a busy environment
  • Willing to learn and develop by being committed to self-development

How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
 
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £160,000 per annum (pro rota) - depending on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme. 

It doesn’t stop there…we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

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.

HMP Lewes is a local category B men’s prison for those on remand to local courts as well as those who have been sentenced and those awaiting release. With an operational capacity of 692, HMP Lewes is based in Lewes in East Sussex, within the South Downs National Park.

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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