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Salaried Lead GP- HMP Styal + £1500 welcome payment

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Job summary

Spectrum CIC are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, values driven GP to join our first class healthcare team at HMP Styal.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 prison, 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.

Main duties of the job

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.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.

The welcome payment is payable to new candidates joining Spectrum Community Health CIC.

About us


Spectrum Community Health CIC provides a range of award-winning healthcare services on behalf of the NHS, Local Authority Public Health services, and other partners across substance misuse, sexual health, and health and justice settings. As a not-for-profit social enterprise and Community Interest Company our focus is centred on people - our patients, service users, staff and partners.

We are building on our ambition to deliver the best in health and wellbeing on a values-driven ethos and to maintain the highest standards of patient care and service. We are an expanding organisation but we aim to grow without compromising on quality and social value.

Our Mission

Holistic interventions delivered with compassion for the stigmatised and marginalised in our communities

Our Vision

Quality healthcare that makes a difference to people's lives, regardless of circumstances.

Join our team and be the difference

We're looking for passionate individuals to join our diverse and innovative team.

Whether you are starting out in your healthcare journey or are an experienced healthcare professional who wants to keep their NHS pension but is looking for a new challenge we've got a role for you!
  • NHS Benefits - You'll keep your NHS pension
  • Enhanced bank rates
  • Enhanced unsociable hours rate
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working available including part-time
  • Up to 33 Days annual leave
  • Birthday annual leave

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for information on the advertised role.

Person Specification



  • Primary care mental health
  • Basic drug and alcohol awareness
  • Chronic disease management
  • Understanding of current health and social policy particularly offender health
  • Understanding of clinical risk management and governance
  • Principles of substance misuse treatment and pharmacotherapy
  • Dependent Forming Medications


  • Understanding of principles & research
  • Demonstrated breadth of knowledge in and outside this specialist area
  • Understanding of NHS clinical governance/GP contracts/medicines management and resource constraints/financial management
  • Up-to-date on new GP and pharmacy contracts



  • Working in NHS in a primary care setting
  • Delivering primary care mental health
  • Developing and implementing policies and guidelines.
  • Working as a multidisciplinary team
  • Delivering training/teaching to groups
  • Leading and supervising staff in clinical practice
  • Using clinical IT system;
  • Clinical governance experience
  • Demonstrates use of evidence-based practice.
  • Clinical Audit


  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams and external partners at management levels
  • Research experience, presentations and publications
  • Working in a secure environment
  • Working in substance misuse treatment area



  • UK recognised medical qualification
  • Recognised Certificate of Vocational Training
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development in the relevant clinical and service improvement areas


  • Higher specialist qualifications or extensive relevant experience
  • Current accreditation at GPwSI level in specialist area
  • RCGP Certificate Part 1 and 2 - Substance Misuse
  • Women's health and wellbeing
  • Harm minimisation and management of bloodborne viruses
  • Sexual health

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Spectrum Community Health CIC


HMP Styal



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