General Practitioner



We have an exciting opportunity for a General Practitioner at HMP Isle of Wight  to join our team. HMP Isle of Wight’s present role is a category B male training prison. Located on a small island, HMP Isle of Wight is located 8 minutes from St Mary’s Hospital and  26 minutes away from Cowes Ferry Terminal.


Currently our core hours of operation are – 07:30 -17:30


This position is full time 40 hours a week and you’ll receive an annual salary up to £120,000 per annum FTE - depending on experience.


Golden Hello - £3,000  (£1,000 in 6 months of service, £1,000 after 12 months and £1,000 after 24 months of service - conditions apply).


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

Candidates are required to have a Legal right to work in the UK on a permanent basis and due to the nature of the role, offers of employment will be subject to additional vetting and security checks.

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.

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.

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.

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer:

  • Discounts on shopping and leisure activities
  • Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it

The Health in Justice team at Practice Plus Group makes a real difference across over 53 prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 patients in secure environments, always putting their needs first, regardless of their background.

Practice Plus Group’s purpose is to Unlock your best work life and we stand by our core 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

To be considered for this role, you need to:

  • GMC registration certificate and inclusion on the GP Performers List with a valid CCT.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, with experience of urgent care assessment and good IT/keyboard skills.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • RCGP pt 1 (or willing to undertake)

    MBChB or MBBS qualified, you’ll be registered with the GMC and on a PCT Medical Performers List. RCGP1 part 1 is desirable.

Although not essential ideal applicants would have experience in a hospital, community or 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 right opportunity for you.

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