Secure environments

There has never been a better time to work within the Health in Justice sector as a healthcare professional. We have numerous exciting and varied job opportunities within secure environments and immigration removal centres (IRCs) across the UK.

HiJ clinical placements

Healthcare in prisons and immigration removal centres

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments – for those in secure environments. Working in secure environments offers a diverse and collaborative career in healthcare.

Practice Plus Group have dedicated healthcare teams working in prisons and immigration removal centres (IRCs) across the country who are passionate about helping those in secure environments to develop lasting, positive health and wellbeing.

In a matter of a few years, we have grown our Health in Justice service line to over 45 prisons and IRCs. Today we provide all forms of care, from primary and nursing care, to sexual health, mental health and substance misuse services, and on any one day we’re responsible for the healthcare of over 41,000 patients.

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Why work in Health in Justice at Practice Plus Group: Teamwork and culture

One of our colleagues smiling and chatting about jobs in Health in Justice

Why work in Health in Justice at Practice Plus Group: Working environment

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Why work in Health in Justice at Practice Plus Group: Career progression

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Ross Dowsett Chief Operating Officer
Ross Dowsett
Chief Operating Officer

“At Practice Plus Group, we currently deliver more than 70 different healthcare services across the UK with many of these services being rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

Our healthcare services include hospitals and surgical centres and we are proud to be the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in over 45 prisons and immigration removal centres (IRCs), providing healthcare to over 41,000 patients. We also lead the way in the design and delivery of Integrated Urgent Care“.

Practice Plus Group’s Health in Justice services at a glance:

Collaboration is the key to success, and we partner with commissioning bodies to assess the needs of each establishment. We then work with prison and IRC staff to deliver improved outcomes, reduced waiting times and the very best frontline healthcare for those in secure environments.

We’re proud of our track record in improving the long-term health of our patients in secure environments and lowering the rates of emergency hospital admissions.

Our workforce is pivotal to our ability to support our patients and continue to provide healthcare to our patients, therefore we are continuing to recruit for the below key worker roles in our sites across England:

Find out more about nursing in prisons.

Health in Justice careers eLearning programme

An eLearning programme about career options within health and justice settings has been developed by Health Education England eLearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and the NHS England health and justice team. The programme is aimed at anyone interested in exploring the services and career opportunities within the sector.

Current vacancies

Job title Location Contract type Schedule type Closing date
MSK Physiotherapist West Midlands HMP Featherstone Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
MSK Physiotherapist HMP The Mount Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Podiatrist HMP Leicester Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
MSK Physiotherapist Suffolk HMP YOI Warren Hill Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
MSK Physiotherapist Suffolk HMP Highpoint Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Podiatrist – HMP Pentonville & HMP Wormwood Scrubs HMP Pentonville Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Bank Podiatrist – HMP Werrington West Midlands HMYOI Werrington Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 30 Jun 2024
Physiotherapist – HMP Long Lartin West Midlands HMP Long Lartin Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Physiotherapist – HMP Hewell West Midlands HMP Hewell Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Podiatrist – HMP Werrington West Midlands HMYOI Werrington Prison Healthcare Permanent 30 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse Thames Valley HMP Huntercombe Prison Healthcare Permanent 21 Jun 2024
Emergency & Urgent Care Practitioner Thames Valley HMP Bullingdon Prison Healthcare Permanent 21 Jun 2024
Patient Experience Coordinator Thames Valley HMP Bullingdon Prison Healthcare Permanent 21 Jun 2024
Physiotherapist-HMP Moorland HMP YOI Moorland Prison Healthcare Permanent 20 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse HMP YOI Doncaster Prison Healthcare Permanent 20 Jun 2024
Primary Care – Cardiac Lead Nurse West Yorkshire HMP Wakefield Prison Healthcare Permanent 20 Jun 2024
Night Nurse HMP Gartree Prison Healthcare Permanent 19 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse HMP Newhall Prison Healthcare Permanent 18 Jun 2024
Bank Nurse HMP Kirkham Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 18 Jun 2024
Lead General Practitioner West Midlands HMP Long Lartin Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse (Bank) HMP Altcourse Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 17 Jun 2024
Pharmacist Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Pharmacy Technician HMP Altcourse Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse Bucks Prisons HMP Grendon & Spring Hill Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Pharmacy Technician Thames Valley HMP Bullingdon Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse HMP Altcourse Prison Healthcare Permanent 17 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse Suffolk HMP YOI Warren Hill Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Mental Health Support Worker Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Administrator Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Pharmacy Assistant Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Lead Administrator Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Bank Pharmacy Technician HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
Bank Mental Health Nurse HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
Bank Primary Care Nurse HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
General Practitioner HMP The Mount Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Primary Care Clinical Lead HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Primary Care Nurse Suffolk HMP Highpoint Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Mental Health Nurse Suffolk HMP Highpoint Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
General Practitioner HMP Bure Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Bank Mental Health Support Worker Suffolk HMP Highpoint Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
Bank Healthcare Assistant Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
Healthcare Assistant HMP The Mount Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Pharmacy Assistant HMP Bure Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Healthcare Assistant Suffolk HMP Highpoint Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Administrator HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Pharmacist HMP Bure Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Bank General Practitioner HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Casual/Bank 15 Jun 2024
Registered Nursing Associate HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Pharmacy Assistant HMP Wayland Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024
Pharmacist Suffolk HMP Hollesley Bay Prison Healthcare Permanent 15 Jun 2024

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