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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - HMP Stocken

Job Reference: J143-A-21-40845

Practice Plus Group
Primary Care
Up to £55,000 per annum - dependent on experience

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

HMP Stocken is based in the beautiful county of Rutland near to Rutland Water. By car it is approximately 20 minutes from Grantham, 30 minutes from Peterborough and Corby and less than an hour from Leicester and Nottingham.

Practice Plus Group are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

What can we offer you?

As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner with prescribing you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your clinical skills and passion for care.

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £55,000 per annum FTE depending on experience; cycle to work scheme, uniform, training, development and employee recognition scheme. We also offer a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an employee assistance helpline and clinical development opportunities.

Other benefits at HMP Stocken include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

What will you be doing?

You will be passionate about offering high quality evidence-based care, practicing within your sphere of competence, and agreed acceptable limits of practice, in accordance with company goals and strategies, prison service policies and procedures and in line with the NMC Code.

You will be accountable for your own practice including the independent assessment, diagnosis (including ordering and interpreting investigations), care planning, treatment and discharge or referral of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions, both minor and more complex.

You will lead on co-ordinating and make the key contribution to the delivery of high-quality long-term condition management in line with NICE guidance, National Service Frameworks and the achievement of targets within the primary care Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).

Leading by example you will share your experience and knowledge with other team members through formal and informal teaching opportunities and participating in our clinical supervision model.

You will also be open to new ways of working flexibly to help in delivering the teams response in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Next steps...

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Stocken if you meet the requirements for the role.

More information


This is ideally a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week across five days, although consideration may be given for 30 hours per week over four days, one of which must be a Monday. There is no requirement to work unsocial hours, our services run across weekdays 07:30-18:30 and weekends 08:00-17:30. The hours for this post are likely to be 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday although exact timings are negotiable

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact us on the details provided.

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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

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