Salaried GP

Lakeside Healthcare Group

The closing date is 23 January 2022

Job summary

Lakeside Healthcare Hereward has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, patient focused GP to join our friendly, hardworking team. If you share our values of Caring, Teamwork, Respect and Quality we would love to hear from you.

Are you;

  • Looking to join a growing, dynamic and supportive team?
  • A talented and motivated GP, who will help our team deliver high quality primary healthcare to our loyal patients?
  • Looking for a new challenge where you are integral in the decision making of the practice and patient care?
  • Supportive in mentoring team members to achieve their personal aspirations?

If this sounds like you, we really want to hear from you!

We are always looking for talented individuals in all areas of primary care and central services so if you are not happy for us to retain your details for other opportunities please let us know.

Main duties of the job

The salaried GP will be responsible for delivering the full range of primary care services as part of the practice ensuring the highest standards of care for the differing needs of our patient population.

You will work closely with the practices multi-disciplinary team of other GPs, nurses and non-clinical staff to provide a high quality and accessible service to patients.

  • We require you to be eligible to practice in the UK (we can support visas if required)

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits, including pension entitlements (with NHS continuous service) and a generous annual leave allowance.

Personal development

If you are looking to work in a generalist and specialist capacity, training and support is available for all our employees who wish to progress their careers with us.

About us

LAKESIDE HEALTHCARE is the largest true partnership in the NHS and operate from various sites across the East Midlands. We serve the healthcare needs of over 170,000 patients across Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire & Cambridgeshire. Joining our team presents an opportunity to be part of a large organisation that is changing the way primary care is delivered today.

We are a stable partnership with a diverse clinical and administrative team delivering quality primary care services to our 12,000 patients. With our strong team ethos, we take a collaborative approach to service design and delivery.

Our practice;

• Team of 3 nurses, 1 ANP and 2 NPs supporting and delivering minor illness, mental health, chronic disease and treatment room services

• Friendly team of 5 Partners and 3 Salaried GPs, meaning support is always available

• Established pharmacist team supporting medication reviews and clinical correspondence

• Large multi-disciplinary team including Social Prescribers Link Workers and Safeguarding specialists

• We are a long-established training practice, providing opportunities for career development, and encourage all GPs to get involved in the training of GP Registrars and Medical Students

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

The salaried GP will be responsible for delivering the full range of primary care services as part of thepractice ensuring the highest standards of care for the differing needs of our patient population.

The salaried GP will work closely with the practices multi-disciplinary team of other GPs, nurses and nonclinical staff to provide a high quality and accessible service to patients

Clinical responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork, referrals and correspondence in a timely manner.
  • Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation.
  • Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.
  • Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.
  • In consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols, developing care plans for health.
  • Providing counselling and health education.
  • Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate.
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards.
  • Collecting data for audit purposes.
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible. EPS is now implemented at the Practice)
  • Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary (or generically) 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.
  • Complete care plans required for local enhanced services.
  • Participate in Enhanced Services work required within the practice.

Training and Education

  • Prepare for and complete the annual external appraisal process.
  • Prepare for and complete the revalidation process.
  • Undertake training that meets personal, mandatory and practice learning needs including recording of learning, reflection, complaints, information governance etc.
  • Participate in and contribute to learning activities such as significant event reviews, clinical audit, protected learning time, video analysis of consultations.
  • Contribute to delivering teaching for doctors in training in the practice and other health professionals in training.

Other responsibilities with the Practice:

  • Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.
  • A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.
  • Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation.
  • Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records.
  • Contributing to the summarising of patient records and accurate Read-Coding of patient data.
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Please note; As a CQC regulated provider of healthcare, from 1 April 2022 we will be required to ensure that all of our workforce have had both first and second COVID-19 vaccinations (unless you can provide an exemption status certificate or similar). Therefore, if successful at interview, you will be asked to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to commencing with us.

Person Specification



  • Eligible to work in General Practice in the NHS


  • Experience as a GP educator.
  • Experience of appraisal in practice or other setting.
  • Additional clinical skills beyond general practice

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.

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

Lakeside Healthcare Group


Exeter Street



PE10 9XR

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Date posted

10 January 2022

Pay scheme



£85,000 a year



Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

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Job locations

Exeter Street



PE10 9XR

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