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Salaried GP MHP Perth/HMP Castle Huntly, Prison Healthcare

Salaried GP MHP Perth/HMP Castle Huntly, Prison Healthcare

Posted 26 May by NHS National Services Scotland





Prison Healthcare is a hosted service of Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership. The Multidisciplinary Team work across the two sites, having a designated Health Centre in each location, the team comprises of GPs, Administration Team, Pharmacy Team, Primary Care Nursing Team, Mental Health Team, Substance Misuse Team and an Enhanced Addiction Team who promote, patient recovery and self management of conditions. The team also includes visiting Dentist, Hygienist, Podiatrist, Optician, and Consultant Psychiatrists for both Mental Health and Substance Misuse.

HMP Perth has around 650 prisoners with an annual turnover of 3000 per year; it is a maximum security establishment, with remand, short and long term prisoners.

HMP Castle Huntly is the only Open Estate in Scotland and accommodates 250 prisoners from geographical areas across the country; its purpose is to support reintegration back into the community.

The Prison Healthcare Service recognises that the population of HMP Perth and Castle Huntly are individuals with complex health needs. We believe that a stance of pro-active engagement is required to ensure that people are enabled to achieve maximum levels of mental and physical well being, social inclusion and participation no matter of their environment. All applicants must be on the Performers List of NHS Tayside. Participation in audit and teaching of GP registrars is expected.

Informal enquires considering the above posts may be made to Angela Cunningham, Justice Healthcare Manager, , or Airlie Dewar, Senior Nurse, ,

You must be registered with the General Medical Council and hold a Licence to Practice

Hours of work are 16 per week

Closing Date 31 August 2021 for applications, however, we are looking to appoint to the post at the earliest opportunity and therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible with a view to fast tracking applications and arranging interviews as they are received

Reference: 42465514

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