PCN Support Officer
Cerne Abbas Surgery
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This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the Mid Dorset Primary Care Network management team to support new and ongoing projects. The successful applicant will be employed by and based at Cerne Abbas Surgery, working with the nine general practices at scale to successfully implement the requirements of the PCN DES and other primary care initiatives. The post holder will be part of the PCN Management Team, reporting to the PCN Business Manager and PCN Project Manager. Although based at Cerne Abbas, you will at times be required to travel to work across the PCN. There will be occasional evening working and potential for some home working at times.
Main duties of the job
The candidate will have excellent IT, written and verbal communication skills, experience of working on data management, reporting and ideally experience of projects. Experience in General Practice or the wider NHS would be an advantage but is not essential. The successful candidate will be supported to develop and deliver their role. The role is subject to a six-month probationary period. The role is advertised as full time, but part time hours may be available for the right candidate.
Mid Dorset Primary Care Network is a PCN made up of nine GP practices in the Dorchester area of Dorset. The practices have a history of collaborative working and provide care for around 49,000 patients. As we grow, we are looking to recruit a full time PCN Support Officer, working over 5 days to support the development of our Primary Care Network.
The post holder is a key member of the PCN Operational Team whose over-arching goal is to provide high quality administrative and project support to the PCN. They will be required to work under the guidance of the PCN Leadership team as well as use their initiative to maintain the effective delivery of key projects including the provision of information and analysis. This will be achieved through the effective use of information, data, knowledge and technology systems to inform and support PCN agreed initiatives and meet the needs of the local population. The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. Key Working Relationships The post holder will be required to maintain constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders within and beyond the PCN. Job Responsibilities include: Project Management Operational Responsibilities Administrative Support Team Working Planning and Organisation Further information is provided in the full job description. Candidates are advised to view this prior to application.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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22 July 2021