Location
HMP IOW
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
Up to £110,000 - Dependent on Experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Break into Prison Healthcare!

Our prison GPs are extremely valued and well respected members of the Prisoner Health community. Delivering first class healthcare to a group with such a wide variety of patients, GPs at Practice Plus Group get the opportunity to further develop their knowledge in areas they that wouldn’t usually experience within a practice, or even A&E environment.

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. This vacancy is for 8 sessions, where you will be catering for a patient list size of circa-1000. We include dedicate administration time to ensure workload is managed correctly.


If you are new to prisoner health, we create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this exciting role. You will gain insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse as well as have opportunities for training and development, facilitated via our dedicated Learning and Development team.

In this environment, we appreciate flexibility around working hours hence we are willing to accommodate GP’s who wish to pursue a more portfolio style career and only wish to work part time. We offer a competitive annual salary plus payment of MDU/MPS subscription and CPD days - you will be paid £110000 FTE for 8 sessions which can be discussed in an informal discussion or at interview. 

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.

About You

Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role, you will have:

• Experience of working as a General Practitioner
• Willingness to provide mentoring and support to all other Clinicians where appropriate
• Evidence of continuing professional development
• Knowledge of methods of developing clinical quality assurance and evidence based practice
• Evidence of up to date knowledge and skills
• Evidence of ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care
• Evidence of audit activities
• Ability to communicate with people of all capabilities and attitudes

Qualifications
• MBChB
• Inclusion in the GMC Register
• On a CCG Medical Performance List
• RCGP pt 1 (or willing to undertake)
MBChB or MBBS qualified, you’ll be registered with the GMC and on a PCT Medical Performers List. RCGP1 part 1 is desirable.
 
If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding the role, please feel free to reach out to Nick Puckett - Head of Healthcare - HMP Isle of Wight on nicholas.puckett@practiceplusgroup.com.

About Us

HMP Isle of Wight was opened in April 2009; it was formed by the clustering of three former establishments HMP Parkhurst, HMP Albany and HMP Camp Hill. HMP Isle of Wight's present role is a category B male training prison. The prison holds approximately 1100 prisoners on two sites with a central administration. The site houses a dedicated multidisciplinary team around the GP including, ACP, Mental Health Team, Nursing and Physiotherapy – there is also an on-site pharmacy and dispensary.


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.

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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