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GP Remote and Agile

Job Reference: 847-A-18-2144

Spectrum Community Health
Prison healthcare
Up to £85298

Spectrum Community Health CIC is a community owned, award winning health provider with a range of services including Prison Healthcare, Sexual Health and Drug and Alcohol/Recovery based in the North East and West of England, and in Yorkshire.

Over the last twelve months we have doubled in size. Our success is due to the quality of our services, our policy of innovation and continuous improvement, and to our committed and talented teams. As a Social Enterprise our profits are reinvested into staff and services. We benefit from being independent, large enough to provide a level of security, yet small enough to make things happen.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide healthcare services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society, from diverse backgrounds, who present a full range of general, mental health and recovery concerns.

We are seeking experienced GPs to provide in hours indemnified remote admin sessions supporting our prescribers in secure environments on a substantive basis.

Minimum 1 session (4 hours) per week up to 8 sessions available; hours can be flexible; supervision from senior management is available. You will be working in a team of remote GPs providing workload support and to Spectrum Secure estates in the North of England from a central hub location with contact hours based in Wakefield and option to work from home once inducted.

Successful candidates will get the opportuinity to work within a dynamic team, in an engaging and flexible way, supported by central leadership and administrative backup.

Previous NMP/ANP supervision and secure environments / substance misuse experience desireable.

See our website for more information on spectrums excellent record as an employer and provider, and our rewards and benefits document for further information on what you can expect to receive for your contribution.

Salary negotiable, national NHS terms and conditions 

Please contact or call her on 01924 311424 for more information or to arrange a shadowing session


Spectrum’s Terms and Conditions are comparable with those offered by the NHS (Agenda for Change or Medical and Dental), therefore, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including membership of the NHS pension scheme, life insurance, discounts, free parking (at the majority of sites, subject to availability). A full list of employee rewards and benefits is contained in the separate document attached.

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.

Thank you for your interest in our post. Before you apply please ensure you read the following:

  • All communication will be sent via NHS jobs so please check your account regularly

  • Please read all the documentation before applying to ensure you tailor your application specifically to our post

  • Due to the large volume of applications we do not have the facility to respond to everyone. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion

  • Please apply early - we may close early should we receive sufficient applications

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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