Salaried Prison GP

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

General Practitioner HMP Cardiff

An exciting opportunity is available for a GP/ GPs to join the prison healthcare team at HMP Cardiff, 2-3 in-hours sessions.

About the prison

HMP Cardiff is a category B remand prison, with an operational capacity of around 800 located in the centre of Cardiff, with good transport links.

About the role

If you are looking for a varied and challenging role within this unique area of healthcare, then look no further.

As a prison GP, you will be enthused by the real opportunity to make a difference to the men who will be accessing healthcare with a wide range of chronic mental and physical health problems, including substance misuse problems.

Working as part of the Multidisciplinary Team, you will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis to patients that will inform their future management and care plans. You will have a chance to become actively involved in audit, teaching and training as well as the management of substance misuse, mental health and blood borne viruses and you will also have the opportunity to develop skills to provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff. You will also be key to the further development of service to ensure we evolve to the changing needs of our patients.

About you

You will be a registered GP, included on a Medical Performers List.

A background in one of the following areas would be advantageous; Communicable Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Minor Surgery, Psychiatry, Substance Misuse, Trauma and Orthopaedics. The RCGP Part 2 certificate in substance misuse would also be advantageous, however, if you are new to this field, you will be fully supported to develop into this role through a period of induction and training.

Next steps/further information

Want to find out more about the role? Informal discussions are welcomed if you e-mail Jane.brown4@wales.nhs.uk in the first instance.

Please note that this role is subject to Cardiff and Vale UHB Terms and Conditions and offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS and prison vetting.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Namejane.brown4@wales.nhs.ukJob titlePCIC ManagerEmail addressjane.brown4@wales.nhs.ukTelephone numberAdditional contact information

General Practitioner HMP Cardiff

An exciting opportunity is available for a GP/ GPs to join the prison healthcare team at HMP Cardiff, 2-3 in-hours sessions.

About the prison

HMP Cardiff is a category B remand prison, with an operational capacity of around 800 located in the centre of Cardiff, with good transport links.

About the role

If you are looking for a varied and challenging role within this unique area of healthcare, then look no further.

As a prison GP, you will be enthused by the real opportunity to make a difference to the men who will be accessing healthcare with a wide range of chronic mental and physical health problems, including substance misuse problems.

Working as part of the Multidisciplinary Team, you will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis to patients that will inform their future management and care plans. You will have a chance to become actively involved in audit, teaching and training as well as the management of substance misuse, mental health and blood borne viruses and you will also have the opportunity to develop skills to provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff. You will also be key to the further development of service to ensure we evolve to the changing needs of our patients.

About you

You will be a registered GP, included on a Medical Performers List.

A background in one of the following areas would be advantageous; Communicable Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Minor Surgery, Psychiatry, Substance Misuse, Trauma and Orthopaedics. The RCGP Part 2 certificate in substance misuse would also be advantageous, however, if you are new to this field, you will be fully supported to develop into this role through a period of induction and training.

Next steps/further information

Want to find out more about the role? Informal discussions are welcomed if you e-mail Jane.brown4@wales.nhs.uk in the first instance.

Please note that this role is subject to Cardiff and Vale UHB Terms and Conditions and offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS and prison vetting.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Reference: 40916703

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