Lead General Practitioner - HMP Oakwood

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Competitive with benefits
31 May 2017
30 Jun 2017
Salaried GP

Break into Prison Healthcare

HMP Oakwood is a category C prison with capacity for 1605 male adult prisoners over the age of 21 serving a range of sentences including trial, remand, awaiting sentence and convicted men.

Care UK is the market leader for healthcare in a Health in Justice setting, providing a range of healthcare services to more than 20,000 offenders in over 30 prisons across the country. Our innovative recovery model of care is supported by the use of the latest technology underpinned by training and support. All of these factors help us to deliver high quality standards of care.

Care UK have recently undertaken provision of healthcare at HMP Oakwood and are currently embarking upon our journey of shaping healthcare here and moving towards gold standard provision. We now have a strong regional presence across Staffs & Worcs and are combining service development and learning across the region in order to ensure a strong regional team and best practice throughout. Our senior team require strong clinical leadership input from a Lead General Practitioner in this exciting venture.

What does the job involve?

The Lead General Practitioner will, in addition to providing high quality primary care medical services to prisoners residing in the Prison, form a key part of the senior leadership team and regional team.

They will have active involvement in clinical governance/effectiveness activities, and in shaping and embedding clinical processes, pathways and innovations to bring in gold standard delivery to all aspects of our healthcare. If you’re an experienced GP with previous leadership experience but have never worked in a prison environment before, don’t let this hold you back in making an application.

Our service is a clinically lead service, with a strong and supportive team of experienced clinical leaders who will support you in your role, as will our robust induction and training programmes. So if you are looking to be a part of this exciting endeavour and join the journey at the beginning, please apply as soon as possible.

Should you wish to discuss the role or to ask any questions before you apply please don’t hesitate to contact Matt James, GP Recruitment Partner, on matthew.james@careuk.com or call 01189521869

Additional Information

A salary of c£110,000 (d.o.e.) is offered along with a generous benefits package, including reimbursed indemnity fees.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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