Location
West Midlands HMP Stafford
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
up to £117,300 per annum - depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Are you looking to work within a service that offers and promotes outstanding care to its patients?

If the answer is yes, then we are looking to recruit flexible, enthusiastic individuals to work in our prison healthcare service at HMP Stafford



What will you be doing?

As part of this role, 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 members of the healthcare team at site, as well as the patients you work with having active involvement in clinical governance and effectiveness activities. 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.

Want to know more about HMP Stafford?

HM Prison Stafford is a closed training prison which holds 751 category C people convicted of sexual offences. The prison has the original Victorian buildings for the majority of the residential wings. Modern buildings include Reception, Visits, Education, Kitchen, a 40 bed house block, Sports Hall and with a site adjacent to the prison was as an industrial workshop complex. 50% of our patients are over the age of 55 which leads healthcare services to have an emphasis on chronic disease management, frailty, complex case management, cancer care, palliative care and care of the dying.

About You

We recognise training and development is key, therefore we provide a training portal to facilitate your needs as well as have an in-depth induction for all staff whether you have experience of working in prisons or not. You will gain insight into Mental Health and Substance Misuse, as well as access to a variety of training opportunities with the opportunity to work towards your RCGP level 2 and other qualifications should you wish.
 
We offer an annual salary of up to £117, 300 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.
 

 
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


If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please reach out to Michelle Thompson, Head of Healthcare at HMP Stafford, on 01785 773228 or email [email protected]

 
 

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.

We are passionate about what we do and 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.

If this resonates with you then we’d like to hear from you!

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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