General Practitioner - HMP Five Wells

Are you ready to be a part of something special?

Do you want to lead and improve health services for a vulnerable population?

Then we have the perfect role for you!

We are looking for an experienced GP to provide excellent clinical care at HMP Five Wells, using your skills and experience to shape and develop a brand new flagship health service from day one.

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.

HMP Five Wells will be the UK's first purpose-built, peer-led resettlementPrison.

With the expected opening in early 2022, a one of a kind new generation category C new buildPrisonfor the future;HMP Five Wellswill be an integral part of the local community. The prison will have state of the art healthcare facilities, with a range of clinical spaces both within a dedicated centre and also out on the wings with an operational capacity of 1,680 by November 2022.

In this high profile, exciting role, you will create a positive and diverse working environment leading on a number of critical areas as the prison is mobilised and subsequently opened:

  • Clinical pathways
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Patient engagement

HMP Five Wells is based in Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, approximately 30 minutes from Bedford, 20 minutes from Northampton and 35 minutes north of Milton Keynes by car. Public Transport links will be in place as the prison opens.

Who are we?

Practice Plus Group are the leading provider of healthcare services to people in prison across the country, covering prisons from Yorkshire down to Devon.

We believe in integrated care, and an approach in that recognises prisoners as a socially-excluded group with complex health and wellbeing problems.

Our delivery model for HMP Five Wells will promote holistic care throughout, and recognising that no single health or wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other issues that may impacting on that person’s health outcomes.

In return for your hard work….

  • A salary of up to £110,000 per annum for 24 hours per week.
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays.
  • Access to our un-paralleled training offer.
  • Other benefits including: free DBS check, free uniform, indemnity cover, CPD and study days, cycle-to-work scheme

What will you be doing?

This is an amazing opportunity to lead a truly integrated team who will deliver outstanding patient care.

As the GP for HMP Five Wells, you’ll provide dynamic clinical leadership across these services. 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.

As the GP, you’ll support the Head of Healthcare in shaping the policies and strategies for developing and modernising clinical practice in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patients.

As a GP in HMP Five Wells you will support and be supported by a wide clinical team including primary care nurses, mental health professionals and substance misuse experts. You will work as part of this multidisciplinary team to manage complex patients and get involved with using new technologies (like telemedicine) to improve care to the population.

Committed to CPD for our General Practitioners we also offer regional and national development opportunities as well as access to our bespoke Learning Management system.

Our values:

  • 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 please get in touch!

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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