Location
HMP Ford
Specialism
Psychology and Psychiatry
Advertising Salary
Up to £165,000 (pro rata) - Dependent on Experience
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 Ford 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
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies and best practice
  • Proactive problem solving skills
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £165,000 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.

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 Ford is a Category D prison, also known as a resettlement or open prison for adult men.

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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