General Practitioner - HMP YOI Brinsford

Break into prison healthcare!

Have you ever thought about working within the prison environment?

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career development?

Then look no further…

About Care UK and HMP YOI Brinsford

Located in the village of Brinsford, in Staffordshire, HMP YOI Brinsford shares it’s site with HMP Featherstone and HMP Oakwood and houses both Young Offenders between the age of 18 to 21 and also category C, adult males aged 21 and over with an operational capacity of 470. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service and NHS England have commissioned Care UK to provide the Healthcare service. 

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. 
To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP YOI Brinsford, we’re looking for a GP to support us and the existing team in this journey.

So what do we have to offer?

We recognise training and development is key and offer development and training at our regional office training centre. You will gain insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse.

If you are new to offender 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. 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 additional shifts and overtime.

We offer company benefits and schemes including 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, cycle to work scheme, free parking and gym use.

About the Job:

As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, 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 healthcare staff and patients with an 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:

You will need to be MBChB or MBBS qualified, registered with the GMC and on a PCT Medical Performers List. 
Although it is not essential, RCGP1 part 1 is desirable.

Additional Information

This is a part time role, working 25 hours per week over 5 half day clinics, leaving time for administration and governance. The salary for this role is £64,000 per annum. (£96,000 WTE)

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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