Salaried GP

Birchington Medical Centre

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Job summary

Are you a GP looking for an exciting opportunity? Looking for clinical and managerial experience with a wonderful team? Looking to develop your clinical experience and judgement?

We are looking for someone who has completed a VTS scheme within the UK, has the MRCGP

We have a salaried GP opportunity for you at our practice, Birchington Medical Centre, located in a beautiful seaside village in South East, Kent.

We offer our salaried GPs a competitive salary, alongside:

  • Flexible working options, such as term time only and annualised hours
  • Pension retention payments
  • 90% indemnity reimbursement
  • Help and support with relocation (local advice, knowledge and coordination of move)
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Tier 2 Sponsorship

Main duties of the job

Main duties as a Salaried GP at Birchington Medical Centre:

  • To work with the sta based within the surgeries and administrative sta from Invicta Health to ensure patients receive the highest possible standards of care.
  • To work with other health and social care providers to ensure an appropriately safe and integrated service.
  • To engage with local and national initiatives and strategies to improve and coordinate better and more substantial health care provision.
  • To assist in the delivery of change within the practice to ensure we meet the best possible clinical and professional standards.
  • To work with patients and the Patent Participation Group to foster innovative and creative solutions to the challenges faced by our patients locally.

About us

We are a small-to-medium sized practice with just under 9000 patients, many of whom have complex medical conditions and social needs. We have a new and ambitious team, keen on creating a practice which can meet these needs using innovative and creative solutions to problems while retaining a clear sense of humanity, respect, courtesy, and, above all else, clinical excellence. Excellent lateral thinking and listening skills are crucial. We enjoy an excellent relationship with a very articulate and helpful PPG, who assist us in the delivery of our vision for the direction of the practice. We use a wide support team which includes, ACPs, Nurse practitioners, a Home Visiting Team, and an experienced in-house secretarial team.

We aim to become a Training Practice by the end of this year.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main duties as a Salaried GP at Birchington Medical Centre:

  • To work with the sta based within the surgeries and administrative sta from Invicta Health to ensure patients receive the highest possible standards of care.
  • To work with other health and social care providers to ensure an appropriately safe and integrated service.
  • To engage with local and national initiatives and strategies to improve and coordinate better and more substantial health care provision.
  • To assist in the delivery of change within the practice to ensure we meet the best possible clinical and professional standards.
  • To work with patients and the Patent Participation Group to foster innovative and creative solutions to the challenges faced by our patients locally.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • A medical practitioner whose name is included in the General Practitioner Register under article 10 of the General and Specialist Medical Practice Order 2003
  • Not subject to suspension under section 41A of the Medical Act 1983
  • Qualified General Practitioner (completed certificate of Completion of Training CCT)
  • Currently on a performers list and not suspended from that list or from the medical register
  • Vocational Training certificate or certificate/experience of equivalence
  • Current BLS and Safeguarding certification
  • Current Hep B Immunity certificate

Experience

Essential

  • In practice as a General Practitioner/Locum Practitioner
  • An up to date understanding of modern primary care and its delivery in an urgent care and community setting
  • Understands the NHS and its clinical environment
  • Able to manage common medical, surgical, and psychiatric emergencies
  • Ability to make the appropriate referral for further management

Desirable

  • Experience of providing primary care in a non-GP Practice setting
  • An understanding of local services, pathways and out of hours services
  • Experience of working in urgent primary care

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication and listening skills even in difficult situations
  • An ability to use the clinical systems
  • Able to demonstrate holistic patient care
  • Able to quickly establish rapport and credibility with others in the team and with patients and carers
  • Empathetic and caring

Desirable

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work within a team

Other

Essential

  • Able to build good working relationships at all levels across and within organisations
  • Flexible approach to working pattern Professional approach
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Team player who is able to support, value and respect the contribution of all members
  • Good time management being able to function well under time and patient pressure
  • Ability to assemble, interpret and present information to a wider audience
  • I.T. literate and able to use a range of systems
  • Demonstrate political, strategic, and operational awareness
  • Commitment to personal and professional development

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Birchington Medical Centre

Address

Minnis Road

Birchington

Kent

CT7 9HQ


Employer's website

https://www.birchingtonmc.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Lauren Emptage

ihc.hr@nhs.net

08002425199

Date posted

12 February 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A1094-21-0298

Job locations

Minnis Road

Birchington

Kent

CT7 9HQ


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