Salaried General Practitioner

St Johns House Medical Centre


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Job summary

St Johns House Medical Centre, Worcester is looking for a committed salaried GP to join our practice team as we look to grow our team in preparation for new challenges post-COVID.

The Team

Young, dynamic GP team who work extremely well together

Excellent ANPs and a paramedic

Excellent pharmacy team (two clinical pharmacists and PMCs) who deal with all medical related queries and offer a duty pharmacist daily

Innovative frailty and care home services with GP leadership

Strong links with social prescribing, including mental health and well-being support

Open door/supportive team. There's always someone to ask or just to share a problem or some humour

Daily paid coffee break and chat

Fully engaged with PCN. Partner is Clinical Director for Worcester City. Opportunities for more collaborative working and new primary care roles

Main duties of the job

The Role

4 to 8 sessions, flexible around your ideal

Newly qualified GP welcome

Interests and personal development strongly encouraged

Support for being/becoming a trainer for interested candidates

Mentorship for portfolio roles, including future leadership roles in the wider community/health care

About us

The Practice

List size of 12,200

Consistently benchmarked as high performing in CCG IQSP visits across a range of indicators, including referrals and prescribing

MDT with social and community care, weekly

Twice weekly case discussions and referrals meetings

Training practice

The Benefits

Excellent working environment

In-house CPD in addition to study leave

Aiming for longer appointments for complex patients, to improve care and reduce time pressure on clinicians

Protected time for role development or special interest development if desired

Flexibility for work/life balance, designing work around other commitments

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

The post-holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

Clinical Responsibilities:

The post-holder is expected to take due note of and act in accordance with the standards of clinical governance that are agreed within the practice. Any concerns should be brought to the attention of the partners as soon as practicable.

In accordance with the practice timetable, the post-holder will make him/herself available to undertake a variety of duties including: surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions, taking action on electronic prescription requests, and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence, (including electronic correspondence), dealing with patient test results and medical reports, referral letters, paperwork and other correspondence in a timely fashion

Make professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers

Assess the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems

Screen patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness

In consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols, develop care plans for health

Provide counselling and health education

Admit or discharge patients to and from the caseload and refer to other care providers as appropriate

Record clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards, primarily by use of the computer system and complete the clinical system clinical templates as appropriate

Collect and use data for audit purposes

Compile and issue computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible)

Prescribe in accordance with the practice standards and locally agreed or national guidelines whenever this is clinically appropriate

In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.


Other Responsibilities Within the Practice:

Awareness of and compliance with all relevant policies/guidelines including, but not limited to, prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety, QOF, CQC

A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice

Contribute to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation

Contribute to the development of computer-based patient records

Contribute to the summarising of patient records and Read-Coding patient data

Attend training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate e.g. CPR training. This includes clinical and non-clinical training and events.

Participate in practice meetings when requested

Provide information when reasonably requested by the practice manager to ensure that all personnel and other records are accurate e.g. hepatitis status

Undertake lead responsibility for one or more clinical QOF domains as agreed with the partners/practice manager

To meet all deadlines for audits and written returns so that the practice meets quality standards and receives the designated funding (QOF, LES, DES etc.)

Person Specification



  • GMC registered GP, or doctor in training expected to obtain registration in near future
  • On Performers List or can expect to be added
  • Has DBS clearance
  • Member of approved medical defence organisation


  • Post-qualification experience as GP
  • Car driver



  • Sound knowledge of QOF requirements, NICE guidelines etc and commitment to deliver to that quality of service to patients


  • Willing to be innovative with regard to quality of services

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

St Johns House Medical Centre


299 Bromyard Road



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Dr. Nikki Burger


Date posted

13 September 2021

Pay scheme



£9,500 a session



Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations

299 Bromyard Road



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