General Practitioner / GP

Market Harborough
110000.00 - 120000.00 GBP Annual + GBP110000 - GBP120000/annum
07 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Prestige Recruitment Specialists are currently recruiting a GP/Doctor to work within HMP Gartree in Market Harborough.
HMP Gartree is a Category B Prison with an operational capacity of 707, with majority single cell accommodation.

Salary: GBP110,000 - GBP120,000 per annum
Hours: 8 Sessions per week (32 hours between Monday to Friday(days))

We are looking for Doctors who are Self Employed and preferably have experience of working within a Prison or Custody environment.

The Role:
• To co-ordinate and provide care for prisoners within the prison environment in accordance with clinical guidelines and to those standards provided to all NHS patients and will be compliant to the Prison Health Quality Performance Indicators.
• To work with the multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of the prisoners supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, providing clinical leadership and expert opinion as required.
• Alongside providing healthcare for minor injuries and illnesses, the prison also addresses and treats health conditions relating to substance misuse and also continuing treatment for chronic illnesses
• You will also provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff, patients and carers and have active involvement in clinical governance/effectiveness activities.
•To provide clinical leadership to the primary healthcare team within HMP
•To take an overview of the development of the Prison Health Service within HMP and, in conjunction with the Healthcare Manager develop the future direction of the service.
•The management of acute and chronic conditions by means of appropriate diagnostic skills, including any necessary investigations, at a level of competence appropriate to a General Medical Practitioner. This will include work undertaken in routine surgeries, on call services and attendance at the establishment at other times where appropriate.
•Health Support, Governance and Audit
•Guidance for Reception Procedures
•Attendance at clinical governance and medicine management meetings
•Arranging appropriate provision for continuity of care for prisoners as patients
•Providing advice to patients and their relatives on rehabilitation following an illness.
•Providing advice to patients and their relatives during a terminal illness.
•Amongst other more detailed duties

Personal Specification:
• Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 36 months.
• A full UK driving licence.
• GP Registration
• RCGP1 and/or 2
• On PCT Performers List
• Competent in oral and written English
• Previous experience within a prison or custody setting

All successful candidates will be subject to security vetting and an Enhanced DBS check prior to the start date.

Please contact Lucy on (Apply online only) for more information regarding this vacancy.

Please note that Prestige Recruitment are acting as an employment agency on behalf of the client. If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for the role please submit your application along with a covering letter stating your current situation and salary expectation.
Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of candidates compiled to provide to our client. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion