General Practitioner Vacancies

We are currently hosting GP adverts for 23 vacancies across 124 Devon Practices

Additionally we are adverting 2 vacancies on behalf of Kernow practices

9 month contract for 6 sessions of maternity cover starting in April/May 2020

Location: Brixham

Closing Date: 25/03/2020

Practice: Compass House

Contact: Stephanie.tedstone@nhs.net

We're a CQC outstanding practice based in a fantastic purpose built surgery overlooking the sea, with a growing list size of 12,700+. We are a highly motivated and welcoming team in a beautiful location hoping to find like-minded GP’s willing to work hard, but who will also have the time and resources to provide gold standard continuity to our patients.

Informal visits are encouraged and we can arrange these any time to suit. Please contact Steph Tedstone, Practice Manager Stephanie.tedstone@nhs.net, 01803 881201 or Dr Leah Jones leahjones@nhs.net or Dr James Gunning james.gunning@nhs.net GP Partners for more information.

  • CQC Outstanding

  • A dynamic, friendly, forward thinking practice providing a supportive environment for all our staff.

  • High patient satisfaction scores and low staff turnover, beautiful working environment.

  • Teaching and Training practice, GP registrars, medical and nursing students.

  • 15 minute appointments, daily coffee breaks, weekly allocated administration time and dedicated lunch every Friday to encourage an informal get together and clinical brainstorming.

  • Monthly meetings with an assigned mentor and bi-weekly clinical and practice meetings with the wider teams are held to ensure continued professional development and support.

  • Highly supportive of Portfolio GP development – Currently supporting specialist GP’s in Dementia Care, Dermatology, Minor Surgery, Women’s Health and Diabetes plus Hospital working and Intermediate Care.

  • Actively partake in primary care research.

  • Home visits carried out only by the Daily Duty on call Team – GP, ANP, Nurses, Reception.

  • 2x In house practice Pharmacists free up GP time.

  • Devon CEPN “Team of the Year” Award for our patient care advisors.

  • Health Navigation

  • Welcoming of patient and staff feedback to maintain a highly effective, supportive, and friendly Team

  • We support patients being treated locally or at home as much as possible providing the in-patient care for patients in Brixham community Hospital.

  • We work with other local practices to deliver Intermediate Care and Care Home visiting services across Torbay, working to reduce hospital admissions.

  • As well as working hard, we also like to have fun and organise regular social and team building events, such as an annual rounder's match, dragon boat racing and laser quest.

  • All in all a highly motivated and welcoming team in a beautiful location hoping to find like-minded GP’s willing to work hard, but who will also have the time and resources to provide gold standard continuity to our patients.

  • Brixham is a community in a beautiful part of Devon with ready access to the sea, river and countryside. There are excellent schools with 3 top performing Grammar schools in the catchment area.

Salaried GP/GP Partner

Location: Paignton, South Devon

Closing Date: 27/03/2020

Practice: Pembroke House Surgery

Contact: alison.brewer@nhs.net

GP Opportunity - Pembroke House Surgery, Preston,Paignton

We are looking for a GP to join our welcoming, hardworking and forward thinking team.

IT: we use EMIS web in conjunction with the rest of the Bay

Indemnity: the extra cost on top of crown is fully paid by practice

We run a hybrid system involving an acute on the day triage team and a planned prebooked team every day. A typical planned day includes a mixture of calls and face to face appointments and admin time (with importantly NO squeezed in extras)

Flexibility: we have flexible contracts to fit around other commitments and can be flexible with the number of sessions worked

We work hard to have a good team working environment. This means we meet for coffee every day, offer support to new members of our team and enjoy our practice funded socials!!

We work well within the local community giving lots of opportunities for portfolio working including taking part within the Integrated care team, care home visiting team and possibly newer roles on the horizon!

For an informal chat or application please contact Alison.brewer@nhs.net Practice Manager or b.beddoes@nhs.net GP Partner

We look forward to hearing from you!

GP

Location: East Devon 

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Bow Medical Practice

Contact: D-CCG.BowSurgeryPracticeManager@NHS.net

Bow Medical Practice – Mid Devon

Due to retirement, we’re looking for a GP to join our friendly and supportive team. Situated between beautiful Dartmoor and the stunning North Devon Coast and close to the market towns of Crediton and Okehampton and the Cathedral City of Exeter, this is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to combine traditional, patient-centred general practice with fantastic lifestyle opportunities.

Bow Medical Practice serves a largely rural population of 5,500 patients and offers dispensing services to our patient community. We have two GP Partners and a non-clinical Managing Partner. We work from a Partner owned modern, purpose-built building which we moved into in 2012 and beautiful views from the consulting rooms! We also have a branch surgery four miles away in the town of North Tawton.

Our clinical system is EMIS Web; we offer 15 minute appointments, a daily clinical huddle/coffee mid-morning and work hard to share the workload between the whole team to maintain a good work-life balance.

We were rated Outstanding by CQC in 2016 and 2020. We have maintained high QOF outcomes, there is no OOH commitment but opportunity to be involved in PCN delivery if desired.

We welcome informal contact to chat about the post or a visit. If this is of interest, please get in touch with our Managing Partner, Michelle: D-CCG.BowSurgeryPracticeManager@NHS.net

T&Cs – Circa £10k-£10.5k per session per annum, indemnity in addition to crown and GMC fees paid, paid access to Clarity appraisal and learning. We would be pleased to discuss salaried or partnership options.

If you want to learn a little more about us please visit our website www.bowmedicalpractice.co.uk

GP - Salaried or Partner

Location: Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice:  Dean Cross Surgery

Contact: emmarayment@nhs.net

Following the resignation of one of our salaried GPs, Church View Surgery are seeking a 4-8 session GP, salaried or partner, to join our friendly team. We are a modern and forward thinking practice, with a hugely supportive ethos.

We pride ourselves in providing excellent care to just over 12,000 patients in Plymstock, a suburb to the east of Plymouth on the South West coast. We have a “good” CQC rating, and a consistent record of very high QOF achievement. Our premises are purpose built and partner owned. We train GP Registrars, medical students and student nurses, and are lucky to be situated just 10 minutes’ drive to our local beach and close to Dartmoor National Park.

We are tackling the many challenges facing Primary Care with enthusiasm, good humour and teamwork. With one of our partners as Clinical Director, we are leading the establishment of the Primary Care Network in our local area. We have worked very hard in the last few years to provide the best possible support to our GP team, and have a range of measures in place to ensure that GP work/ life balance is as good as we can make it. Practice workflow is managed by our admin team, we have nurses filing blood results, visiting paramedics, insurance medicals and reports carried out by a locum, and 15 minute GP appointments. We are involved in a CCG funded project to establish a Primary Care Centre in Plymstock, and if you are interested in training as a GPSI, we would be able to support your training locally.

We are very open to recruiting GPs with family commitments, because as a practice we understand and appreciate the particular pressures that parents face. We have several trainers in our practice, and are experienced in supporting newly qualified GPs.

We would very much welcome informal discussion about the practice and the post. Please contact GP Partners Dr Becky Payne (becky.payne@nhs.net) or Dr Bethan Shewring (b.shewring@nhs.net), or call Emma Rayment, Practice Manager, on 01752 495517.

GP

Location: Newton Abbot, South Devon 

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Cricketfield Surgery

Contact: cricketfieldpracticemanager@nhs.net 

We have a vacancy for a 6 session GP, ideally working Thursday and Friday each week with either a Monday or Wednesday to suit the successful candidate. We are also open to considering a non-list holding Triage Duty GP who would then work solely in our Same Day Team. Either way, we are looking for a dynamic GP who is keen to work in an innovative and forward thinking practice that has diversified our team to share the workload, particularly from the administrative side. This includes an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Triage Nurse running our Same Day Triage service, a Senior Pharmacy Technician to support prescribing, a Medical Reports and Patient Data Coordinator to complete medical reports, subject access requests and assist with safeguarding. We also have Patient Pathways Leads to support the Same Day Team as well as work with eConsults, 2 week waits, referrals and tasks and we have upskilled our Patient Services Team to assist with workflow and documentation management.

We have a broad skill set amongst the team so are not looking for any particular speciality or area of interest, instead we are open to all GP applicants with a view to supporting them with their preferred areas of primary healthcare. You do need to be flexible in your approach, adept at problem solving, open to new ideas, passionate about patient care and wellbeing, and inspired by the wider NHS plans and opportunities, such as Primary Care Networks. We are also looking for applicants who are compassionate, resilient, calm under pressure, have excellent communication skills and have a teamwork mentality with a good sense of humour. In return we can offer:

  • An established Practice with energy and appetite for growth and finding new ways of working

  • Majority of appointments are 15minutes

  • Financial support for relocation to Devon

  • Competitive base salary

  • Optional project work available to suit your interests and skill set with additional remuneration to enhance your pay

  • Opportunity to take on a specific area, or areas, of responsibility with additional remuneration to enhance your pay

  • Future partnership opportunity, either as full equity or fixed share with reduced responsibility and risk

  • Collaborative working across all teams and with our Primary Care Network and other groups looking at the wider locality/population

  • Good Practice staff reward scheme

  • Proactive staff wellbeing and support of work-life balance – currently working on achieving our Wellbeing Charter accreditation

  • Encouragement and support with external interests and opportunities you may have

 

Cricketfield Surgery is a friendly and caring primary healthcare practice that believes in nurturing the wellbeing of its staff as well as patients. An established and thriving practice, operating for over 25 years, with a current list size of just over 10300 that is steadily increasing. Newton Abbot is a bustling market town surrounded by beautiful countryside with the coast and Dartmoor nearby, as are the vibrant cities of Exeter and Plymouth so it’s a fabulous part of the world to be based.  We also work closely with other GP practices in the local area within our Primary Care Network and wider Federation. We support the training of both postgraduate GP trainees and medical students, are often involved in research projects, we successfully bid for and trialled a nurse-led social prescribing project within our Practice and are dedicated to continuous improvement of the Practice and its employee development. We currently have 5 GP Partners and 3 salaried GPs, and then have 32 other staff members across a variety of clinical and administrative roles. We are a busy practice who work hard but also have a sense of fun and aim to make all team members feel integral to its success.

If you would like to arrange a visit to the practice to gain more information about Cricktetfield Surgery and the role then please contact the Practice Manager, Jennifer Wain cricketfieldpracticemanager@nhs.net               

Please be aware that to ensure patient safety there are essential pre-employment checks to be conducted including referencing and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing Date:  to be determined – applications to be made via NHS Jobs/ Application Form

Non-Patient Facing General Practitioner

Location: Newton Abbot, South Devon 

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Cricketfield Surgery

Contact: cricketfieldpracticemanager@nhs.net 

We have a vacancy for a GP to join our team, working remotely for a minimum of 16 hours a week to complete prescription requests, review pathology results and process and action tasks for patients.  Ideally we would like Monday to Friday covered but would consider a job share. There may also be times where additional hours may be offered, such as peak periods and during other clinical staff absences.

This is a non-patient facing, non-list holding, more administrative role but we would like to invite the successful candidate to clinical meetings, training events and social events. You will be a valued member of the team and there is likely to be scope for the role to evolve, or for you to transfer to a patient facing or triage duty doctor role in the future.

You will need to be methodical, self-motivated, flexible in your approach, have a good attention to detail, adept at problem solving and even potentially review and improve systems and processes.  We are also looking for applicants who have excellent communication skills, confident working alone but keen to work within the team and are compassionate with a drive to positively affect patient care. In return we can offer:

  • An established Practice with energy and appetite for growth and finding new ways of working

  • Competitive base salary

  • Optional project work available to suit your interests and skill set with additional remuneration to enhance your pay

  • Future partnership opportunity, either as full equity or fixed share with reduced responsibility and risk

  • Collaborative working across all teams and with our Primary Care Network and other groups looking at the wider locality/population

  • Good Practice staff reward scheme

  • Proactive staff wellbeing and support of work-life balance – currently working on achieving our Wellbeing Charter accreditation

  • Encouragement and support with external interests and opportunities you may have

 

Cricketfield Surgery is a friendly and caring primary healthcare practice that believes in nurturing the wellbeing of its staff as well as patients. An established and thriving practice, operating for over 25 years, with a current list size of just over 10300 that is steadily increasing. Newton Abbot is a bustling market town surrounded by beautiful countryside with the coast and Dartmoor nearby, as are the vibrant cities of Exeter and Plymouth so it’s a fabulous part of the world to be based.  We also work closely with other GP practices in the local area within our Primary Care Network and wider Federation. We support the training of both postgraduate GP trainees and medical students, are often involved in research projects, we successfully bid for and trialled a nurse-led social prescribing project within our practice and are dedicated to continuous improvement of the Practice and its employee development. We currently have 4 GP Partners and 4 salaried GPs, and then have 32 other staff members across a variety of clinical and administrative roles. We are a busy practice who work hard but also have a sense of fun and aim to make all team members feel integral to its success.

If you would like to arrange a visit to the practice to gain more information about Cricktetfield Surgery and the role then please contact the Practice Manager, Jennifer Wain - cricketfieldpracticemanager@nhs.net               

 

Please be aware that to ensure patient safety there are essential pre-employment checks to be conducted including referencing and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing Date:  to be determined – applications to be made via NHS Jobs/ Application Form

Salaried GP or Partner GP

Location: Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice:  Friary House Surgery

Contact: alison.shelton1@nhs.net 

Dartmoor & the sea are within minutes, so what could be better than working & living in the developing city of Plymouth? Excellent schools, university, medical & dental schools; Plymouth is a thriving & diverse city in South West England, bordering Cornwall.

We have an established management structure with a Managing Partner so this is an exciting time to join us & be instrumental in the development of this dynamic, patient focussed, well-established, GMS, family practice with 10,700+ patients. With excellent QOF scores & a good CQC rating, we are a research & teaching practice. We have a dedicated, experienced & supportive team including  4 GPs, 2 paramedics, 2 prescribing nurse practitioners, nursing, reception & admin teams using EMIS Web & Docman.

We are looking for  a committed, enthusiastic, pro-active GPs to join our team with a view to Partnership. Partners enjoy 10 weeks (pro rata) annual leave a year! Part-time, full-time & job shares will be considered as we have a flexible & healthy approach to work/life balance. Applications from newly qualified or experienced GPs welcome.

Start date as soon as possible

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit, contact Alison Shelton (Managing Partner) on 01752663138 or send your CV & covering letter to alison.shelton1@nhs.net

Salaried GP

Location:  Exmouth, East Devon

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Haldon House Surgery

Contact: christine.ladbrook@nhs.net

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 4 session sGP to join our well established, hardworking, and dedicated team.

Perfectly located in one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon, Exmouth is the western gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast boasting two miles of sandy beaches; perfect for water sports and walks. Close to Exeter, Exmouth is known as a regional centre for water sports – particularly kitesurfing, kayaking, and windsurfing; there is a huge amount to offer families and those with a love of the great outdoors.

Devon is a stunning county of great contrasts, with two beautiful coastlines, two national parks and five official Areas of Outstanding Beauty right on our doorstep. It also has excellent transport links and schools.

General practice in Devon is of a high standard, making it a great place to work. Our vision is to deliver high quality healthcare to our patients, by a highly skilled, motivated and constantly improving team, supported in a nurturing work environment.

Haldon House Surgery is three doctor PMS teaching practice caring for 6000 patients with a varied demographic. We are heavily involved with the medical school and have a teaching ethos; we host GP registrars and nursing students. We have an in-house community nursing team and offer complimentary therapies to our patients (Inc. acupuncture & sports medicine); the surgery promotes a patient centred approach to healthcare. Due to the combined efforts of our excellent clinical and admin teams we were rated ‘good’ in our latest CQC inspection.

We are heavily involved in research and are always keen to welcome new GPs to the team that may want to develop postgraduate skills. The successful applicant will be offered a bespoke package to meet their working needs and future aspirations; partnership opportunities are available in the future where desired. We offer a competitive remuneration package for the 4 sessions available.

If you are interested and keen to learn more, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you. If you have any questions or to organise an informal visit, please email: christine.ladbrook@nhs.net or call 01395 280080.

Please note, if this position receives a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated

Salaried GP

Location:  Paignton, South Devon 

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Mayfield Medical Centre

Contact: colin.whitford@nhs.net

We are looking for another salaried GP to join our friendly, supportive and forward-thinking team. We are a team focused on maintaining a sustainable and enjoyable work environment. We strongly believe that fostering and maintaining a positive ethos and shared vision leads to high quality patient care.

We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are flexible regarding sessions/days worked, encouraging professional development. For example: we have GPs on the LMC, the Southern Primary Care Collaborative Board and Devon CEPN. We are actively involved with the Intermediate Care Team and have GPs with specialist interests in dermatology.

We are passionate about advancing Primary Care to meet the current and future challenges; we provide the hub for the Brixham and Paignton Medical Alliance (BPMA) Care Home Visiting Service, which was developed and piloted highly successfully at Mayfield last year.

A typical session consists of 14 face-to-face appointments with a mixture of 15 minute routine slots and on-the-day triaged appointments. Duty surgeries are carried out in pairs. Our Paramedic does the vast majority of the home visits and our prescribing Pharmacist manages medication queries and reviews, along with repeat prescriptions. We aim to finish daily by 6pm.

Our administrative staff have been trained to signpost patients to the right care pathways. We have improved our website to enable many patients to be independent. This improves the flow of care and allows patients with the greatest need to get the care they need.

We meet daily for coffee breaks and operate an ‘open doors’ policy. There are regular educational meetings and socials throughout the year such as an annual Dartmoor dog walk. For the last two years we have also entered a team for the Totnes Raft Race.

  • £10,500 per session, dependent on contractual preferences

  • Indemnity paid by the practice under MDU group scheme or subscription equivalent

  • 6 weeks annual leave

  • 1 week study leave

  • Regular admin sessions

  • Good work-life balance

  • Excellent supportive team

We would welcome you to visit us for an informal chat and to see how we work- please contact our Practice Manager Colin Whitford (01803 546408 or 07795 294309, email colin.whitford@nhs.net) or Dr Trevor Avis (07870 481289, email trevor.avis@nhs.net). http://www.mayfieldmedicalcentre.co.uk

Salaried GP 4-6 sessions per week (GP Retainer considered)

Location:  Tavistock, West Devon

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Tavyside Health Centre

Contact: sarah.evans92@nhs.net

Salaried GP sought for Tavyside Health Centre, Tavistock, Devon

4-6 sessions commencing August 2020 or sooner

GP Retainer considered

Tavyside is a rural practice situated in a small market town on the edge of Dartmoor, with a branch surgery at Lifton, we are seeking a salaried GP (GP Retainer also considered) to join the practice for up to four – six sessions per week. The list size across both sites is 12,500 patients and expected to grow. Tavyside is a training practice and jointly manages the community beds at Tavistock Hospital.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic doctor to join our team. We currently have 6 GP partners, and four salaried GPs. We are supported by a highly skilled and committed Management, Nursing and Administration Team and pride ourselves on our very ‘open door’, team orientated ethos. We have purpose built buildings in both Tavistock and Lifton. The appointed GP will be expected to work from either site. Our clinical system is EmisWeb. If you feel you have the qualities, motivation and attention to detail to become part of the Tavyside team we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Sarah Evans; Practice Manager; sarah.evans92@nhs.net

Salaried GP

Location:  South Hams, West Devon 

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Wembury Surgery

Contact: sarahwilliams3@nhs.net

Salaried GP – Wembury Surgery, South Hams, Devon

Our friendly practice in a picturesque coastal location on the outskirts of Plymouth serves a pleasant semi-rural community of 2,600 patients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic GP to join the team (which includes 2 other doctors) for 3 sessions a week from July 2020 but are willing to be flexible to accommodate portfolio / lifestyle commitments.

• CQC inspected – Good in all aspects

• High patient satisfaction scores

• Medical student teaching practice

• Experienced and supportive nursing / administrative teams with low staff turnover.

• Dispensing surgery with proficient dispensing team

• SystmOne practice

• Consistently high achieving QOF / Enhanced Services

• Member of Mewstone Primary Care Network

• Active and supportive patient group

We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive services with personalised care.

Informal visits encouraged. For further information please contact Sarah Williams, Practice Manager. Tel 01752 862118 or email sarahwilliams3@nhs.net

Closing date: 31st March 2020

Salaried GP

Location:  East Devon

Closing Date: 31/03/2020

Practice: Amicus Health

Contact: jamesw.davies@nhs.net

Salaried GPs Sought – Amicus Health - Clare House Surgery, Tiverton

Amicus Health is looking for salaried GPs to join our dynamic, cohesive and expanding team.

Working across two sites our multidisciplinary clinical team of 5 GP partners, 14 salaried GPs, 9 Practice Nurses and HCAs, strive to deliver excellent primary care to our 16,000 patients. Due to our growing list size, we are looking for a caring and committed salaried doctors to join us.

  • Rated Outstanding by CQC

  • Well established training practice with GP Trainees, F2s and medical students

  • Modern refurbished premises, incorporating our purpose built in-house operating theatre

  • On site surgical, dermatology and contraceptive services (training opportunities available)

  • Daily team meetings and biweekly educational sessions

  • Easy commute from Exeter and Taunton areas

  • Join us and benefit from:

  • Competitive salary plus study budget to support professional development

  • 15 minute appointments

  • Dedicated admin time for all list holding GPs

  • Named mentorship offered for all salaried doctors

  • 6 weeks annual leave plus one week study leave

  • Portfolio careers encouraged

  • Potential future partnership opportunities

Get in touch and find out more. - Contact: Applicants are invited to send CV and cover letter to the Practice Manager, James Davies (jamesw.davies@nhs.net/ 01884 252337)

GP Partner 

Location:  North Devon

Closing Date: 03/04/2020

Practice: Brannam Medical Centre

Contact: deebrown@nhs.net

Brannam Medical Centre is looking for the right person to join our happy, harmonious and expanding practice from October 2020. We are happy to consider full time or job share applications (8-9 sessions)

Barnstaple is an excellent place to live and work. A popular holiday destination on the Taw Estuary, it is close to surfing beaches and the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Sailing, cycling, walking and a host of other leisure activities are readily available and a link to the M5 motorway gives easy access to the rest of the country.

• 12 partner PMS practice in the centre of Barnstaple with a growing list size of over 17000 patients

• Attractive, purpose-built premises, serving a mixed urban and rural population

• Currently building an extension of five clinical rooms and admin space, due for completion by October 2020

• Maximum QOF score, excellent patient satisfaction survey, friends and family results

• Personal list system supported by excellent nursing, allied health professional, pharmacist and administrative teams

• Passionate about training-currently train registrars, medical students, physician associates, paramedics, nursing students and pre-registration pharmacists

• Park Run friendly practice, being situated a few hundred meters from our local course

• Close working relationships with our primary care network - the Barnstaple Alliance.

• Shared social prescriber, clinical pharmacist and first contact physiotherapist

If you are interested and would like more details, please contact our Practice Manager, Dee Brown or our Executive Partner Dr Tim Chesworth at Brannam Medical Centre, Brannam Square, Kiln Lane, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8GP. Tel 01271 314210 or email deebrown@nhs.net

Our website can be viewed at: www.brannammedicalcentre.com

Barnstaple Alliance website: http://www.barnstaplealliance.co.uk/index.php

Please apply with hand written letter and CV to Dee Brown.closing date for applications is 3rd April 2020. Interviews will be held in the w/c 20th April 2020

GP Salaried 

Location:  North Devon

Closing Date: 03/04/2020

Practice: Brannam Medical Centre

Contact: deebrown@nhs.net

Brannam Medical Centre is looking for the right person to join our happy, harmonious and expanding practice from October 2020. We are happy to consider full time or job share applications (8-9 sessions)

Barnstaple is an excellent place to live and work. A popular holiday destination on the Taw Estuary, it is close to surfing beaches and the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Sailing, cycling, walking and a host of other leisure activities are readily available and a link to the M5 motorway gives easy access to the rest of the country.

• 12 partner PMS practice in the centre of Barnstaple with a growing list size of over 17000 patients

• Attractive, purpose-built premises, serving a mixed urban and rural population

• Currently building an extension of five clinical rooms and admin space, due for completion by October 2020

• Maximum QOF score, excellent patient satisfaction survey, friends and family results

• Personal list system supported by excellent nursing, allied health professional, pharmacist and administrative teams

• Passionate about training-currently train registrars, medical students, physician associates, paramedics, nursing students and pre-registration pharmacists

• Park Run friendly practice, being situated a few hundred meters from our local course

• Close working relationships with our primary care network - the Barnstaple Alliance.

• Shared social prescriber, clinical pharmacist and first contact physiotherapist

If you are interested and would like more details, please contact our Practice Manager, Dee Brown or our Executive Partner Dr Tim Chesworth at Brannam Medical Centre, Brannam Square, Kiln Lane, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8GP. Tel 01271 314210 or email deebrown@nhs.net

Our website can be viewed at: www.brannammedicalcentre.com

Barnstaple Alliance website: http://www.barnstaplealliance.co.uk/index.php

Please apply with hand written letter and CV to Dee Brown.closing date for applications is 3rd April 2020. Interviews will be held in the w/c 20th April 2020

Salaried GP / GP Partner

Location: Cornwall

Closing Date: 30/04/2020

Practice: Brannel Surgery

Contact: liz.trevarton@nhs.net

Salaried GP or GP Partner - Brannel Surgery, Cornwall

An opportunity has arisen due to retirement for a fourth GP to join our well established team at Brannel Surgery, located in central Cornwall. We have a fully staffed clinical team, comprising of experienced GPs, multi-skilled and experienced Practice Nurses and HCAs, who believe in continuity of care.

The role is part time, initially salaried to start in May 2020 but we can be flexible on the number of sessions and the start date. We are keen to offer a partnership, however we are keen to attract the right applicant and would be equally happy with a salaried GP. We will shortly be moving clinical system to SystmOne.

We are a high earning; dispensing Practice, part of a strong and well-led Primary Care Network. are located 10mins from St Austell and 20mins to Truro.

  • 5300 patients

  • Single site

  • Dispensing Practice

  • Semi-rural

  • Purpose built premises

  • GMS and high QOF achievement

  • CQC ‘Good’ in all areas

  • No residential homes/low visit rate

  • Good work/life balance

  • Experienced practice staff

  • Partnership interest welcome

  • Centrally located in Cornwall

For more information or an informal chat please contact: Liz Trevarton - Practice Manager, Jay Purohit – GP Partner Email : liz.trevarton@nhs.net Telephone: 01726 822254

Salaried/ Partner GP

Location:  Launceston, Kernow

Closing Date: 30/04/2020

Practice: Launceston Medical Centre

Contact: andrew.yardley@nhs.net

Nestled between the moors and within easy reach of the Devon and Cornwall coastline, we are a high achieving dispensing semi rural partnership about to double the size of our premises.
We have an expanding multidisciplinary team including paramedics, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and a physio and would like to recruit two FTE GPs to achieve our aim of 15 minute appointments with a protected CPD hour at lunchtime.
Work on our large extension has now started, with completion including refurbishment of existing premises in November 2020!
We are proud to be part of the successful East Cornwall PCN and hopefully will soon be able to have access to an in house social prescriber and Mental Health Practitioner.
Join our supportive, flexible friendly team as we move towards improved workload management in a beautiful part of the country.
Salaried or partnership applications welcome.  We are very happy to accommodate part time or portfolio careers.

For more information or an informal chat please contact: andrew.yardley@nhs.net or 01566 772131 - www.launcestonmedicalcentre.co.uk

Salaried GP or Partner

Location:  Plymouth, West Devon 

Closing Date: 30/04/2020

Practice: Stoke Surgery

Contact: lesley.mccreery@nhs.net

An opportunity has arisen in our clinical team for an energetic, dynamic, committed and forward thinking GP with the potential to become a future Partner.

Stoke Surgery is a busy practice providing care for 8000 patients in a socially mixed area of the City of Plymouth. The Practice works under a PMS contract and has close links with the Peninsula Medical School in the training of medical students.

We are looking to recruit a salaried GP to join our small and friendly team. currently have three Partners; one salaried GP; a nurse prescriber; three nurses; a pharmacy technician, and an experienced admin team for support. The successful candidate will be fully involved in all areas of the Practice.

Under the new Primary Care Network scheme we are one of six practices based in this part of the city working towards the same goals for our patients. We already have access to a Social Prescriber under the Wolseley Trust initiative. There is potential and enthusiasm for further development of services both within the surgery and across the network.

The surgery is a high QoF achieving practice committed to high quality patient care. Our recent CQC inspection in January 2019 was rated ‘Good’ in all areas.

A competitive remuneration package on offer is inclusive of Defence Union subscription, locum insurance cover, six weeks holiday and one week’s study leave. Salary is dependent on experience and within the BMA published range for salaried GP's.

For more information or to apply please contact simon.anderson@nhs.net (Senior Partner) or lesley.mccreery@nhs.net (Practice Manager).

Salaried GP/ GP Partner

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 28/05/2020

Practice: Chelston Hall  Surgery

Contact: s.kurup@nhs.net

We are a highly committed, forward -thinking GMS training practice keen to develop new ways for working. The practice has a list size of 20,000 patients following a merger with Barton and Abbey Road surgery in 2017 and 2016 respectively. The practice is affiliated with Plymouth university and supports medical students in training. One Partner is associate dean and responsible for GP trainees in the Torbay area. We welcome innovative ideas into practice and are open to testing and changing a process using Qualitative Improvement Methods.

There are six partners in the practice responsible for various non-clinical roles such as training, education, research, mentoring, and Quality Improvement Projects. A dedicated partner runs alcohol and drug liaison service once weekly with another GP and allied health care professionals for the area.

The practice is based in Torquay facing the sea front and 21 miles from the M5 which makes it easily commutable from Exeter. We operate an integrated care system at Torbay and South Devon, and relationships between primary and secondary care are excellent. The main hospital -Torbay& South Devon Foundation Trust is 2 miles from our practice site.

We are a GP Training Practice with 2 GP trainers. The practice operates on an EMIS clinical system, as do our neighbouring practices, allowing integrated working during improved access. As a practice we are open to innovative methods to create capacity and address demands and have been successful in innovating e-consult service in South Devon and Torbay.

We schedule a dedicated 20 minutes break for catch up with other GP’s and clinical staff during morning sessions and have weekly clinical meetings, with a monthly educational meeting.

The multi-disciplinary workforce within the practice is organised to address the pressure workflow and workload within the system to meet the needs of a very mixed patient group

Clinical support team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse triage Specialist, Pharmacist & Pharmacy technician

Communication team screens through all hospital letters and undertakes efficient read coding on EMIS

Health navigators who is trained to triage every call and able to signpost patient in the right direction

The practice is now looking to recruit a salaried GP who is able to offer 4-6-8 sessions per week. A typical session consists of 17 appointments which can be a mixture of face to face or telephone appointments. Home visits are mostly done by our paramedic and advanced nurse practitioners. A dedicated administrative session will be included in your working hours. We are seeking a forward thinking and dynamic GP that brings in innovative ideas into the practice and contribute to the development of the practice. Flexible working hours can be arranged and GP’s with special interest are welcome.

Salary ranges from £9000- £10,000 per session depending on the level of responsibility the candidate feels comfortable with. Indemnity is paid by the practice which holds a group scheme with the MDU. If the candidates prefer to be with an alternative defence organisation this will be honoured by the Practice. The practice offers a standard BMA model contract which includes 6 weeks annual leave + 1 week study leave. NHS pension is included in the remuneration package.

For further details on this GP role, please email s.kurup@nhs.net or Tel : 01803606394 .A CV would be appreciated . If you can specify a best time to talk, please do; we'll get in touch when it suits you best. Please note, any contact is in the strictest confidence. We will not send your details to a surgery without your expressed consent to do so.

4-8 Salaried GP sessions a week with future partnership potential

Location:  Brixham, South Devon

Closing Date: 29/05/2020

Practice: Compass House Medical Centres

Contact: stephanie.tedstone@nhs.net

Compass House is an outstanding practice based in a fantastic purpose built surgery overlooking the sea, with a growing list size of 12,500+.

Please contact us now to attend our informal open afternoon on Friday 6th December to see our practice and how we work and meet our friendly team. Steph Tedstone, Practice Manager Stephanie.tedstone@nhs.net, 01803 881201 or Dr Leah Jones leahjones@nhs.net or Dr James Gunning james.gunning@nhs.net GP Partners.

  • CQC Outstanding

  • A dynamic, friendly, forward thinking practice providing a supportive environment for all our staff.

  • High patient satisfaction scores and low staff turnover, beautiful working environment.

  • Teaching and Training practice, GP registrars, medical and nursing students.

  • 15 minute appointments, daily coffee breaks, weekly allocated administration time and dedicated lunch every Friday to encourage an informal get together and clinical brainstorming.

  • Monthly meetings with an assigned mentor and bi-weekly clinical and practice meetings with the wider teams are held to ensure continued professional development and support.

  • Medical Indemnity and RCGP subscriptions paid by the practice. Flexible contract options available.

  • Highly supportive of Portfolio GP development – Currently supporting specialist GP’s in Dementia Care, Dermatology, Minor Surgery, Women’s Health and Diabetes plus Hospital working and Intermediate Care.

  • Actively partake in primary care research.

  • Home visits carried out only by the Daily Duty on call Team – GP, ANP, Nurses, Reception.

  • 2x In house practice Pharmacists free up GP time.

  • Devon CEPN “Team of the Year” Award for our patient care advisors.

  • Health Navigation

  • Welcoming of patient and staff feedback to maintain a highly effective, supportive, and friendly Team

  • We support patients being treated locally or at home as much as possible providing the in-patient care for patients in Brixham community Hospital.

  • We work with other local practices to deliver Intermediate Care and Care Home visiting services across Torbay, working to reduce hospital admissions.

  • As well as working hard, we also like to have fun and organise regular social and team building events, such as an annual rounder's match, dragon boat racing and laser quest and coastal walks.

  • All in all a highly motivated and welcoming team in a beautiful location hoping to find like-minded GP’s willing to work hard, but who will also have the time and resources to provide gold standard continuity to our patients.

6 Session per week Maternity Locum GP

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 31/ 05/2020

Practice: Chilcote Surgery

Contact: sue.finch@nhs.net

We are looking for a sessional GP to cover Maternity Leave for 6 sessions per week. Monday, Tuesday and Friday would be the ideal days but we can be flexible if needed. The post will be from June 2020 for 7-8 months.

We are a young, thriving practice with 13,400 patients.

Our GP appointment system allows you to be in control of your day and to have flexibility of appointment length but you can have a more structured clinic if you would prefer this.

GP trainees, F2s and medical students are hosted throughout the academic year so listening to and providing support to our GP colleagues is part of our ethos.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Sue Finch (sue.finch@nhs.net) on 01803 317354 or Zoe Lawrence (zoe.lawrence1@nhs.net) on 01803 316333.

Salaried GP or Retained GP

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 31/ 05/2020

Practice: Chilcote Surgery

Contact: sue.finch@nhs.net

Would you like to join a thriving, enthusiastic young practice?

  • Due to our popularity and increasing patient numbers, our GP team would like to welcome a salaried GP/retained GP for up to 8 sessions per week.

  • A contribution to relocation costs may be available and the practice is willing to fund appropriate training courses such as telephone triage by way of support.

  • Our current list size embraces 13400 patients but with 1300 more patients than 2 years ago, we expect this number to continue to rise.

  • As a training practice we host Registrars, F2s and medical students so are well versed in extending mentorship and support to new GPs that join us.

  • Your days at Chilcote could be part of a portfolio career – one of our partners combines her Chilcote role with that of a Clinical Director with the ICO.

  • The GPs have flexibility of appointment length as these are managed through the Dr First system which allows you to be in control of your working day.

  • We have a nurse visiting service that cares for our housebound patients and we hold 4 clinics per week at a local centre for those who are homeless.

  • Two of our partners and one of our nurses are involved in research work and we are a high referrer to social prescribing.

  • Working closely with all our healthcare colleagues is a priority for us whether they are in other practices, the community or the acute.

  • Chilcote is part of Baywide Primary Care Network (with Pembroke House Surgery and Compass House Medical Centres).

  • According to the GP Patient Survey, 95% of our patients describe their overall experience of our practice as good compared with a CCG average of 88% and a national average 83%. 90% of patients also describe their experience of making an appointment as good compared with a CCG average of 74% and a national average of 67%.

If you might be interested in joining us, please come and see us to discuss how you might like to work and find out whether we are the practice you have been looking for.

To arrange an informal visit please contact our Practice Manager Mrs Sue Finch on tel 01803 317354/316333 or by email on sue.finch@nhs.net. Applications are requested by way of CV and covering letter.

We look forward to meeting you.

GP PARTNER  Vacancy– Golden Handshake Scheme

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 10/06/2020

Practice: Croft Hall Medical Practice

Contact: crofthall.pm@nhs.net

Due to retirement and succession planning we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Partner GP to join the Croft Hall Medical Practice in Torquay for flexible/ negotiable sessions. NHS England and the BMA have agreed the new GP contract, which will include a £20,000 golden handshake for GPs to take up partnership roles from April 2020. For the right candidate we are prepared to be flexible when negotiating business commitments and agreements (profit sharing and property), including 12 months term for mutual assessment.

Torquay in Devon is a forward-thinking area and our practice has a close involvement in all local initiatives. We are a busy single site urban practice, beside the sea, serving 8000 patients which is part of our PCN led by one of our partners. Our clinical team consists of 3 GP Partners (Trainers), 1 Salaried GP, 2 GP retainers, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 3 Practice Nurses, 1 HCA , 1 Phlebotomist and 1 Social Prescriber.

We work from a beautiful building with plenty of space to support our developing local community network, offering views of our community garden project and the sea. We have a pharmacy on site and we host Mental Health Matters in the evenings 7 days a week.

We place a strong emphasis on education, training and support, with GP registrars, Foundation Doctors, Paramedic, Nurses , PA and Medical students, as well as apprentices and students. We encourage part time working pattern and all partners have over the years developed special interests in leadership, GP appraisal, postgraduate education, mentoring, GMC exams and Diabetes. We would encourage a new partner to develop their interests in same fashion.

Quality of life is important to us- we structure our workload and support each other- finishing by 6pm is the norm, without the need to come in on days off, or log in from home. Our consultation slots are 15 minutes and we run a Duty day system mainly led by our allied health professionals with GP support.

For an informal visit or for further information please contact Dr Ellie Rowe eleanor.rowe@nhs.net or 01803 298441. Applications with supporting CV should be submitted by email to crofthall.pm@nhs.net or by post to Miss Claire Peplow, Practice Manager, Croft Hall Medical Practice, 19 Croft Rd, Torquay TQ2 5UA.

Salaried GP

Location:  Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 3/09/2020

Practice: Peverell Park Surgery

Contact: teresa.nation@nhs.net

Peverell Park Surgery, which also operates at the University Medial Centre is looking for a 6-8 session GP to join their friendly team by Sept 2020.

Due to expansion of services we are looking for someone to join our friendly team, helping us to manage the increased workload whilst ensuring we continue to provide excellent care for our 21,000 patients across two sites.

We prioritise patient care and have established an appointment system that allows us to deliver high quality care in 12.6 minute appointments, flexing and adjusting to suit demand. We do this by using a mixture of telephone consultation for duty doctor sessions, latest technology such as improved website, Econsults, trained Care Advisors signposting patients and Workflow Management administrators.

Strong Partnership model of 8 Partners, which includes a Managing Partner to help coordinate the running of two busy practices. Large support team of administrators,3 salaried GPs, 3 Nurse Practitioners, a Mental Health worker, prescription team that includes an in-house employed pharmacy technician, along with a large team of nurses and HCAs all supporting the GPs. We have a cohesive, joined up approach to sharing the additional workload of salaried GPs and Partners.

We continue to strive to have a good work life balance and believe in ensuring resilience for all of our team members. We activity seek ways to ensure that our team members are happy in their employment and therefore enjoy coming to work, creating a calm friendly work environment.

We achieve high scores year after year for patient satisfaction and achieved Good with areas of Outstanding in our 2016 CQC report. Our QOF results remain high in the top end of 98% + each year.

We are training site for medical students, GP registrars, nursing students, Physician Associates, GP Assistants and Pharmacists.

Weekly clinical support meeting which is minuted and actions set, along with regular MDT and educational meetings.

Strong established working relationships with wider community, along with belonging to a 6 Practice PCN (Waterside Health Network) sharing ideas, resources and innovation. Leading on exciting new pilots such as Digital Acceleration, Pre-Registration Pharmacist pilot and many more.

Our GPs are encouraged to take on outside interests and we have several with local and national positions such as GPC, LMC, CCG, PCN Clinical Director, along with GP appraiser, VTS trainer, Small Group Facilitator and Pathway lead positions.

Please feel to come and have a chat with Teresa Nation our Managing Partner, meet the team and see for yourself what it feels like to be part of the Peverell Team.

Teresa can be contacted by email teresa.nation@nhs.net or direct dial 01752 796900. We look forward to hearing from you

Salaried GP

Location:  Dawlish, South Devon

Closing Date: 09/ 09 /2020

Practice: Barton Surgery

Contact: enquiries.bartondawlish2@nhs.net

Website; www.bartonsurgery.co.uk

Salaried GP required for 4-6 sessions per week at Dawlish Medical Group (Barton Surgery), Dawlish, EX7 9QH

If you haven’t been to us before our surgery is nestled in the picturesque town of Dawlish. We are located next door to Dawlish Community Hospital and look after 14,000 patients.

We are a proactive inclusive team and recipients of the University of Exeter Medical School Excellence and Innovation in Clinical Teaching Team Award for 2017

We are a friendly, dynamic, forward thinking practice and are looking for a Salaried GP to complement our existing hard working team, flexible working hours in our newly extended ‘future proof’ premises.

For more information contact Michelle Jones Practice Manager telephone 01626 888877

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to Michelle Jones, Barton Surgery, Dawlish. Email: michelle.jones@nhs.net

Informal visits most welcome

Salaried GP/GP Partner

Location:  East Devon

Closing Date: 30/06/2020

Practice: New Valley Practice

Contact: karen.hoskins@nhs.net

Website: www.newvalleypractice.co.uk

We are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic and optimist healthcare professional to join our team.

Both our sites are approximately 15 minutes from Exeter city centre, on main roads – driving in the opposite direction to the rush hour traffic.

We are a growing 3 partner training practice with a dispensing branch in Thorverton, a small village surgery 17 minutes from our Crediton branch.

We are recruiting for 4-6 session to fill vacancies in our Crediton and Thorverton site. We are rated good by CQC and scored 96% on last years’ QOF report. We have a stable patient base with a wide and varied demographic.

We offer a modular contract arrangement which means you can design your own job plan. Team clinical meetings, quarterly shutdown afternoons for the whole practice. It might include duel site working, job sharing, flexible start/finish times. You would be expected to hold your own list but the list size is capped at an agreed and appropriately remunerated level.

We are happy to work with the right candidate to ensure the job fits your needs. We have exciting plans for the future which we would hope you will be part of. Initially the post will be salaried, but we would welcome anyone who might wish to be a partner after an agreed trial period.

We are a training practice with two GP registrar trainers, an F2 trainer and we also host medical students. We would welcome anyone with an interest in education.

We use SystemOne, electronic prescribing and we are virtually paper free.

We are recognised as being a forward thinking and innovative practice that provides a high standard of patient care. We offer good access for patients using a mixture of appointment types and a minor illness nurse specialist.

Throughout the Autumn we will be hosting open evenings, please let us know if you are interested. All enquiries to Karen Hoskins Acting Practice Manager on 03333 442 988, karen.hoskins@nhs.net .

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