Sessional GP - HMP Holme House

Spectrum Community Hea
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

Job Details

Sessional GP's specialising in care for people with substance misuse and men and women in prison and detained settings

Flexible working opportunities from 1 to 10 sessions.

Spectrum CIC are looking for passionate enthusiastic, values driven people to join our existing team of experienced GPs. We are open to people working part time or full time, face to face or virtual working from home or remotely

All of our posts attract all of the benefits of NHS employment including NHS pension and time served enhancements and we warmly welcome those who may have retired and are thinking about returning into a new challenge

Our doctors are all committed to delivering better health outcomes, tackling health inequalities, working with some of the most marginlised patients in the country

Prison healthcare

GPs play a crucial clinical leadership role in our prison primary healthcare teams. Previous experience of working in a jail, whilst desirable is not essential as full induction and training will be provided and there is round the clock access to experienced clinical supervision for new doctors who join our teams

Our GPs tell us that personal and professional attributes of compassion, empathy, fairness and multidisciplinary working, alongside a desire to deliver the highest quality and innovative care are the cornerstones of a successful working model

Line managed and supported by a Regional Lead GP, you will have access to continuing professional development in support of appraisal and revalidation through our GP forum. As a senior leader you will have access to a full induction and a range of ongoing professional support, coaching and development opportunities including Spectrum's own ILM accredited leadership and management programme.

Substance Misuse

You may already have a special interest in substance misuse, if not we will invest in you to help you attain the expertise and confidence, backed up by national accreditation to deliver a substance misuse extended role

Alternatively you may have an interest in research or in medical education where we can link you to opportunities through our Research and medical education departments.

Spectrum Community Health CIC are an innovative, not-for-profit social enterprise providing award-winning, high quality healthcare services across the North of England, within health & justice, sexual health services and substance misuse services.

There will be a requirement for appointed applicants to provide proof of their Covid vaccination status or any clinical exceptions.

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The post holder will be expected to undertake safeguarding training (Children and Adults) appropriate to their role and adhere to policies and procedures relevant to the area they work in.

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