General Practitioner



Secure environments 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 medical skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this could be the opportunity for you.

Our General Practitioners are extremely valued and are well respected members of the Prison Healthcare community. We deliver first class healthcare to a diverse group of patients and therefore as a General Practitioner at Practice Plus Group you get the opportunity to further develop your knowledge in areas you wouldn’t usually experience within a practice, or even A&E environment. 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 members of the healthcare team at site, as well as the patients you work with having active involvement in clinical governance and effectiveness activities.


What you'll be doing:

We recognise training and development is key, therefore we provide a training portal to facilitate your needs as well as have an in-depth induction for all staff whether you have experience of working in prisons or not. You will gain insight into Mental Health and Substance Misuse, as well as access to a variety of training opportunities with the opportunity to work towards your RCGP level 2 and other qualifications should you wish.

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction, including our Introducing Health in Justice training course

• Competency framework

• Regional and national career development opportunities

• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs

• Support from the wider team


You’ll receive an annual salary up to £130,000 per annum FTE - depending on experience.

This is a full time job but we would consider part time applications. It doesn’t stop there… we also offer: Company pension scheme 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus public bank holidays An extensive range of wellbeing and lifestyle benefits Discounts on shopping and leisure activities Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development Excellent long-term career prospects 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it

About us:

HMP Leicester is a Category B local prison holding men who are on remand as well as sentenced. It has an operational capacity of around 400. The prison is located in the City Centre and is a 15-minute walk from the station.

The dedicated team in the Health in Justice division of Practice Plus Group make a real difference across over 45 prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 people in these secure environments, always putting their needs first, regardless of their history. 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! 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. Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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