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Bank General Practitioner

Practice Plus Group
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£87 per hour
Closing date
15 Aug 2024
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GP, Locum GP
Contract Type
Part Time



We have an exciting opportunity for a Bank General Practitioner to join our Primary Care team at HMP Highpoint a category c prison located in the village of Stradishall, Suffolk. The prisons houses around 1300 patients across 2 sites and would suit a GP who has an interest in end to end care as well as long term conditions. Within this role you will be supported by 3 permanent GP's and 2 permanent ANP's, working within the bank role offers flexibility for both working times and shift patterns.



Shifts will be based between Monday to Friday usual clinical hours are 8.30-5pm however the site can offer flexibility with this



This role overs a bank salary of £87 per hour


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 and due to the nature of the role, offers of employment will be subject to additional vetting and security checks


What you'll be doing:

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 Prescribing for patients, regularly review medications and monitor repeat prescriptions 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. Including diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate in line with guidelines and pathways. Including prescribing for patients, regularly review medications and monitor repeat prescriptions 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 the opportunity to work towards your RCGP level 2.

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

What we’ll look for in you:

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 We are looking for caring, compassionate but also driven professionals who can help us drive our vision for a fair and inclusive healthcare access to all.


Qualifications required

  • MBChB or MBBS Inclusion on the GMC Register and GP Performers List
  • Evidence of engagement with annual appraisal
  • Experience working as a General Practitioner in community general practice Ability to work with patients with a history of substance misuse RCGP Certificate in Substance Misuse 1 and 2, or prepared to undertake these qualifications

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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