Salaried GP

Lakeside Healthcare Group

The closing date is 23 January 2022

Job summary

Lakeside Healthcare Corby Hub has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, patient focussed 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.

  • Salary £85,000 - £95,000 FTE, based on 9 sessions (8 clinical and 1 CPD) per week
  • NHS Pension, 30 days annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays per-annum pro-rated
  • Option to progress to Partnership
  • £5,000 signing on bonus (FTE) or Tier 2 visa/sponsorship costs paid
  • Flexible working hours
  • Mentoring and support available for newly qualified GPs

This role would suit both newly qualified or experienced GP’s.

For further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Emma Downs, Hub

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.

The salaried GP will work closely with the practice’s multi-disciplinary team of other GPs, nurses and non-clinical staff to provide a high quality and accessible service to patients. Please see the job description attached for more information.

About us

We are a GP partnership, just at a larger scale. This scale allows us to be locally led by our local GP partners whilst providing the safety and security of central support again, led by GPs.

We are a stable partnership with a diverse clinical and administrative team delivering quality primary care services to our (~50k) patients.  With our strong team ethos, we take a collaborative approach to service design and delivery believing that our team have the best solutions and ideas of how primary care is delivered.

Here is what you can expect working at Lakeside Healthcare Corby Hub;

  • Dedicated visiting team, reducing pressure on GP’s
  • Team of 34 nurses supporting and delivering minor illness, mental health, chronic disease and treatment room services
  • Friendly team of 17 Partners and 5 Salaried GPs, meaning support is always available
  • Long established training practice, providing opportunities for career development
  • Established pharmacist team supporting medication reviews, chronic disease and clinical correspondence
  • Large multi-disciplinary team including Social Prescribers Link Workers and Safeguarding specialists

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

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.

The salaried GP will work closely with the practice’s 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.

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

Lakeside Healthcare Group


Cottingham Road



NN17 2UR

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Date posted

10 January 2022

Pay scheme



£85,000 to £95,000 a year



Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number


Job locations

Cottingham Road



NN17 2UR

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