General Practitioner Vacancies

We are currently hosting GP adverts for 12 vacancies across 123 Devon Practices

Additionally we are adverting 1 vacancies on behalf of other stakeholders

GP Educator Fellowship for Plymouth

Location: Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 24/07/2020

Practice:  Peninsula School of Primary Care


The Peninsula School of Primary Care is looking to appoint a GP Educator Fellowship for a fixed period of one year.
The successful candidates will work closely with the GP educational team based in Plymouth. The appointment will be for 1 session weekly on Wednesdays, to work in the Vocational Training Scheme.
There will be local and school-wide educational support, educational events and mentoring to enable the post holder to develop expertise in this area as part of their on-going career development.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
The closing date for receipt of applications is at 23:59 hrs on 24 July 2020.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to
Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 29 July 2020.
For further information or an informal discussion please speak with David Hopes, HEE (01752 590668) or Roland Gude, Devon Training Hub (01752 437 044).

Salaried GP

Location:  Exmouth, East Devon

Closing Date: 31/07/2020

Practice: Haldon House Surgery


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: 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 or Partner GP

Location: Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 31/07/2020

Practice:  Friary House Surgery


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

GP Partner

Location:  North Devon

Closing Date: 04/07/2020

Practice: Brannam Medical Centre


Brannam Medical Centre is looking for a job share partner for four sessions per week to join our happy, harmonious and expanding practice from September 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

Our website can be viewed at:

Barnstaple Alliance website:

Please apply with hand written letter and CV to Dee Brown.closing date.

Salaried GP 6 sessions PW

Location: North Devon

Closing Date: 30/06/2020

Practice:  Ruby Country Medical Group


We are a Group serving 25,500 patients. We are a friendly, forward-looking Group who values the work-life balance our Group is able to provide allowing us to enjoy the beautiful countryside and coast.


The GP team is supported by a highly skilled Multi-Disciplinary team. We run an On-The-Day-Team for on call days; our On-The-Day-Team currently consists of GPs, Nurse Practitioners and a Clinical Pharmacist, and have a Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Care Practitioners who carry out our home visits, substantially reducing the number of visits required by our GPs.


·         High QOF achievement, delivering a wide range of enhanced services

·         SystmOne clinical system

·         6 weeks annual holiday plus one week study leave

·         No OOH or weekend working

·         Training Practice with GP Trainees (ST & F2) and medical students

·         Personal list to provide continuity of care

·         Competitive package including indemnity


If you would like to discuss this role please contact Zoe Short on 01409 255208 or by email Closing date 30/06/2020

GP Partner

Location:  Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date: 30/06/2020

Practice: Beacon Medical Group



Beacon Medical Group is a young and robust partnership of 21, working at scale delivering Primary Care Services in Plympton and Ivybridge (Devon) as a single practice PCN.  We are looking for dynamic, energetic and positive team player to join our progressive partnership.

  • 43’000 patients over two main hubs in Plympton and Ivybridge.

  • SystmOne practice utilising eCONSULT as a digital access route for our total triage GP system.  Administration is carried out wherever possible by the Administration Team utilising advanced and comprehensive protocols to release clinicians to concentrate on clinical work.

  • Designated Urgent Care Team of allied professionals to support our GP, enhancing patient and GP experience. 

  • Hosting our own MSK clinics and as a PCN would look to grow GPwSI roles as Impact Funding allows. 

  • We value clinical leadership and support personal development allowing growth of additional services and clinics to support patient needs and GP interests.  We also support portfolio working (as a key to remaining resilient). 

  • Being the largest training practice in the Southwest, we support a broad range of learners and this ethos is a core part of who we are. 

We have good relationships with the local Medical School (Taking Year 1,2,and 4 students) and have 8 GP trainers providing supervision to F2, ST1,2 and 3 trainees.  If you have the drive, ambition and energy to join a winning team then we want you!  If you would like more information about this exciting opportunity please email  (Managing GP Partner) or (HR Lead).

Salaried GP

Location:  West Devon

Closing Date: 31/ 07/2020

Practice: Dean Cross Practice



We are looking to complete our GP team which currently has 4 Partners, a salaried GP, and a multidisciplinary team of practitioners. 

Our current list size is 10,200 and we are part of the Mewstone Primary Care Network.  We have recently been approved as a GP Training practice which is a very exciting development for our team.

Applications are invited by CV and covering letter for between 3 and 6 sessions per week. Salaried GPs, partners, and newly qualified GPs will all be considered.

Dean Cross surgery is a well-established respected practice and you would be part of a committed and supportive team.

For an informal chat or to arrange a practice visit, in the first instance please contact our Practice Manager – Jemma Waugh on - 01752 494195


6 Session per week Maternity Locum GP

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 31/ 07/2020

Practice: Chilcote Surgery


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 ( on 01803 317354 or Zoe Lawrence ( on 01803 316333.

SALARIED GP 6-10 Sessions

Location:  Plymouth, West Devon

Closing Date:  31/07/2020

Practice: Devonport Heakth Centre



Devonport Health Centre is located on the outskirts of the City Centre close to the Continental Ferry, Torpoint Ferry and HM Naval Base Devonport.  Located in a previously deprived area there has been a huge regeneration project and we provide care to 7600 patients in a socially mixed waterside area of the city. We relocated to purpose built premises on the Cumberland Campus in September 2015 and have rapidly increased our list size.

We are looking to recruit salaried doctors to the practice due to our rapid expansion following the closure of a number of local practices over the last two years and the retirement of one of our Doctors.

We are a member of the Waterside Health Network and as a group of practices we have worked closely together for many years.

We have a mix of future, on the day and telephone appointments as well as e-consultations. Administration is carried out wherever possible by the Administration Team and we have advanced and comprehensive protocols to release clinicians to concentrate on clinical work. We use SystmOne, have consistently high QOF achievement and have above national achievement on the patient survey.

We were rated “Good” by the CQC in 2016, we received an innovation award for close working with our local pharmacy and take pride in improving the service we offer by constantly reviewing processes and auditing systems.

We work with the Medical School and currently have year five students in the practice and hope to expand our involvement with the medical school in the future by hosting all years. Our team comprises of four GPs, a Clinical Pharmacist, 3 Nurse Prescribers, 2 Health Care Assistants and a strong supportive administration team. The Clinical Pharmacist & 2 Nurse Prescribers are Minor Illness trained and hold clinics to support the Doctors.

If you are interested in a joining us please come and meet the team and see how we work. Our team are important to us and we want all members to have a great work/life balance. Our GPs are encouraged to have other interests such as substance misuse, minor operations, vasectomies and sea farers medicals. We are a dedicated team looking to expand by recruiting likeminded Doctors.


If you are interested please contact Mrs Sharon Kershaw Practice Manager on 01752 561500 or


GP PARTNER  Vacancy– Golden Handshake Scheme

Location:  Torquay, South Devon

Closing Date: 30/06/2020

Practice: Croft Hall Medical Practice


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 or 01803 298441. Applications with supporting CV should be submitted by email to or by post to Miss Claire Peplow, Practice Manager, Croft Hall Medical Practice, 19 Croft Rd, Torquay TQ2 5UA.

GP Partner

Location:  Dawlish, South Devon

Closing Date: 30/07/2020

Practice: Barton Surgery



Required for 6 -8 sessions per week from April 2021


Surgery is a friendly, dynamic, forward thinking practice serving a patient population of 14,000. We are looking for a partner to complement our existing hard working team. We are an award winning practice with regards to our medical teaching and training programme and aim to provide a high quality service to our patients.

  • 6 partners and 3 salaried GP’s currently make up our GP team

  • Excellent nursing team and support staff

  • Newly extended ‘future proof’ premises

  • Supportive and enthusiastic primary health care team

  • A strong commitment to education and learning

  • Consistently maximum QF achieving

  • SystmOne practice

  • Close workings with our community hospital

  • Proactive part of The Coastal Network PCN.


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:

Locum GP - Maternity Cover

Location: West Devon

Closing Date: 14/07/2020

Practice: Tavyside Health Centre 



'GP Locum sought for Tavyside Health Centre, Tavistock, Devon 4-6 sessions PW commencing September 2020 for Maternity cover 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 Locum GP 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 8 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. Applications including full CV and details of two referees should be sent to Sarah Evans; Practice Manager; We welcome Informal visits by arrangement 01822 613517


Location:  Illminster, Somerset

Closing Date:  29/08/2020

Practice: Summervale Surgery




After a pretty turbulent time (or should we say learning experience…..) Summervale Surgery is back on track and looking to expand its clinical workforce. You will be working alongside three experienced partners and a fabulously enthusiastic and supportive primary healthcare team.

  • Friendly dispensing practice on the outskirts of Ilminster

  • 7500 patients with 3 partners and 2 Retainer GPs

  • Modern, large purpose-built premises (no capital outlay) with extensive parking

  • Ideally located for main transport routes (A358, A303)

  • Part of the central Chard and Ilminster Primary Care Network (PCN)

  • EMIS web clinical system

  • Training practice with 2 GP trainers

  • 15 minute appointments

  • We survived 3 (yes 3) CQC inspections in a 6 month period and lived to tell the tale…


We are absolutely committed to finding the right person to join our team. Nothing is more important to us than this. This means that we are prepared to wait for that person until they are able to join us. It also means that we are flexible with regards to the role and the number of sessions.


We have up to 6 sessions (negotiable) per week available to be covered on a permanent basis by a Partner or salaried GP to suit your circumstances. Salaried GPs will have the equivalent terms offered by the BMA standard contract and their indemnity fees paid.


You can rest assured that after undergoing CQC inspections recently we have done a lot of work on our staffing structure, systems and processes. In fact we can say with certainty that no stone has been left unturned! We are very keen to look after our GPs and help them maintain a better work/life balance. To achieve this we are making as many of our processes as possible admin based rather than GP based.


  • Extended primary care team with Paramedic assisting with home visits

  • Clinical pharmacist support through the PCN

  • Development of the Acute Care Team for on the day presentations with Advanced Nurse Practitioner

  • Excellent administrative support from our reception/admin and secretarial teams


Please submit covering letter (stating how many sessions you would ideally consider) and CV to:- Ms Donna Noyce, Practice Manager Telephone:         01460 52354 Email:

Feel free to come and meet us on an informal basis and have a look round the practice. We promise to have cake available….

Salaried GP/GP Partner 4-6 sessions

Location:  East Cullompton, Devon

Closing Date: 24/07/2020

Practice: College Surgery Partnership




Quality of care and Quality of life

We are a friendly, innovative and enthusiastic team, seeking a similarly motivated GP, who is passionate about great patient care

Our thriving, rural practice is part dispensing and currently comprises 12 partners; 4 salaried GPs; 3 Nurse Practitioners; a Paramedic and a highly-skilled nursing and administration team.

We operate from modern, premises in Cullompton; a historic market town set surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside, yet only 15 miles north of the vibrant city of Exeter. We have four branches in surrounding villages

Why work for us?

  • 18,000 Patient List

  • Above average earnings

  • New to Partnership £20,000 one off payment

  • Rated  ‘outstanding’ by the CQC

  • Teaching/training practice

  • In house CPD programme and daily clinical meetings

  • Six weeks annual leave, one week study leave

  • Paid sabbatical (after 1 year partnership)

  • Social Prescribing Life Hub and Community Garden

  • High QoF achievement

  • SystmOne (TPP) Clinical System


Informal visits are welcomed.  For any further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Kyla Dawe, Practice Manager (kyladawe@nhs.netInterview Date:  30th July 2020

PARTNER/ SALARIED GP - Option for Partnership with Golden Handshake Opportunity

Location:  Paignton, South Devon

Closing Date:  31/07/2020

Practice:  Corner Place Surgery




Corner Place Surgery are looking to recruit a Salaried or Partnership GP. Suitable for newly qualified or less experienced GPs Mentorship

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking Peninsular Medical School training practice, rated excellent for training. Corner Place Surgery is a well-established practice of over 16,000 patients in the heart of Paignton. We take pride in delivering high quality care whilst maintaining sustainable working conditions for the whole team. We are friendly, hardworking and innovative and enjoy working together and have an experienced team with an excellent clinical skill mix of 6 Partners, 5 Salaried GPs a Clinical Pharmacist, Practice Pharmacist, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, a highly trained nursing team, along with a supportive and dynamic administration team. We meet daily for coffee breaks and operate an open door policy and have regular educational meetings throughout the year.

We encourage our doctors to develop outside interests and roles if desired as we feel it adds to our skills and enables us to be a more rounded and innovative Practice and we currently have doctors working with the LMC, CCG and in Appraising amongst many other fields.

We use EMIS Web and a typical day consists of 15 minute Routine face-to-face appointments, triage, administration time and visits.


We are offering

  • Competitive Salary

  • Mentorship

  • 15 minute Routine Appointments

  • Indemnity paid by the practice if you join our MDU Group scheme

  • 6 weeks annual leave

  • 1 week study leave

  • Excellent supportive team

  • Opportunities to contribute to work within Intermediate Care and Visiting Service

  • 4 – 8 sessions

  • Flexibility around start dates and number of sessions

  • Flexible working options considered

If you are interested ​in applying for this role or would like to know more, please contact Practice Manager Evie Langman   or call 01803841800

Salaried GP

Location:  South Devon

Closing Date:  16/08/2020

Practice: Pembroke Medical Group




Pembroke Medical Group are looking for a 4-6 session GP to join our welcoming, hardworking and forward thinking team.  Monday and Wednesday would be our ideal days but we can be flexible regarding number of sessions and days.  We have a range of contract options available and could consider fixed term, salaried or partnership.

The basics:

Salary: £10,400 - £10,700 per session

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

Appointment System: we run a hybrid system involving an acute on the day triage team and a planned pre-booked 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 many 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  Practice Manager

We look forward to hearing from you!


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Haldon Hill


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