General Practitioner

Recruiter
Location
Newport, Isle of Wight
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
30 Jun 2018
Ref
HC09290
Sector
GP
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Break into Prison Healthcare!

Our prison GPs are extremely valued and well respected members of the Offender Health community. Delivering first class healthcare to a group with such a wide variety of patients, GPs at Care UK get the opportunity to further develop their knowledge in areas they that wouldn’t usually experience within a practice, or even A&E environment.

As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, the General Practitioner 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, patients and carers and have active involvement in clinical governance/effectiveness activities.

HMP Isle of Wight was opened in April 2009; it was formed by the clustering of three former establishments HMP Parkhurst, HMP Albany and HMP Camp Hill. HMP Isle of Wight's present role is a category B male training prison. The prison holds approximately 1100 prisoners on two sites with a central administration.

Care UK provide GP and nursing primary healthcare services, primary mental healthcare, sexual health, substance misuse, health promotion, podiatry and physiotherapy services. 

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, the General Practitioner 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, patients and carers and have active involvement in clinical governance/effectiveness activities.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience of working as a General Practitioner
  • Willingness to provide mentoring and support to all other Clinicians where appropriate
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of methods of developing clinical quality assurance and evidence based practice
  • Evidence of up to date knowledge and skills
  • Evidence of ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care
  • Evidence of audit activities
  • Ability to communicate with people of all capabilities and attitudes

Qualifications

  • MBChB
  • Inclusion in the GMC Register
  • On a CCG Medical Performance List
  • RCGP pt 1 (or willing to undertake)

Additional Information

Are you interested in making this opportunity work alongside your current commitments? This role is for 11 hours per week, and you will be required to work one day per week, 8:30am - 7:30pm. 

If so, please upload your CV for further information about this role or working in a prison environment please contact us on 0118 9521869 or click the apply button.

Employment is subject to satisfactory references, a DBS check and prison vetting.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

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