Location
HMP Lewes
Specialism
General Practitioners
Advertising Salary
Up to £120,000 FTE per annum (pro rata)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Make a difference from day one!

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

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, then this is the place to be.

We recognise training and development is key, therefore we training centre to facilitate your needs. You will gain insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse.

If you are new to prisoner health, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this exciting role.

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 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 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.

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)
 
In return for the hard work you do, you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £120,000 FTE per annum - depending on experience and number of sessions worked. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays pro-rata, plus CPD, study leave, re-validation support.

FTE equates to 40 hours per week, which is equivalent to 10 sessions a week. Bank contracts are also available.

Other benefits include the cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMP Lewes include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
 

About Us

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. It’s approximately 25 minutes from Brighton and Hove, 35 minutes of Eastbourne and Worthing by car.

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth prisoner 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 wellbeing and helping to reduce reoffending 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.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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