General Practitioner



HMP Bure, is a Category C men's prison, located in the parish of Scottow in Norfolk, England

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.

The working hours are:

6 sessions per week (3 days - 24 hours per week) - currently Monday, Wednesday and Friday but sessions and days can be negotiated. 

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

If you are interested in career development we have a wide range of opportunities for you to develop your skills and experience, which include both internal and external options for development and learning and access to our apprenticeship schemes.  

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


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.


What we’ll look for in you

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

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • GMC Registered 
  • A non-judgmental and compassionate approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT skills and IT literacy
  • Ability to work within a busy environment
  • Ability to work unsupervised whilst following policy and procedures 

Although not essential ideal applicants would have experience in a prison environment.

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

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