GP Partner

Lakeside Healthcare Group

The closing date is 23 January 2022

Job summary

Lakeside Healthcare Corby has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, strategic thinking and progressive GP role model with excellent leadership qualities to join our friendly, hardworking team.

Our Partners are proud to shape the strategic direction with autonomous decision making, to shape the practice and our business’ success. So if you share our values of Caring, Teamwork, Respect and Quality and are looking for that next challenge then we would love to talk to you.

  • UP to 8 sessions working across Corby Hub comprising of 3 sites
  • 100% Parity drawings
  • NHS Pension, 10 weeks annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays per-annum pro-rated
  • Flexible working hours

Main duties of the job

Working alongside a team of dedicated and expert clinicians at site, you will be part of a wider team of LHG partners, who are complimented by a superb multidisciplinary team. The Group has a professional central management team which deals with all non-clinical matters, including regulatory and contractual matters, freeing up clinicians to do what they do best - see and treat patients.

About us

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;

• 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

This role would suit an experienced GP looking for that next step in their career.

For further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Emma Downs, Hub Manager, emma.downs@nhs.net, Tel: 01536 204154

Job description

Job responsibilities

Location: Corby Hub

Sessions: 8 Sessions per week.

Background

Lakeside Healthcare Group (LHG) is breaking the mould of primary care provision in the NHS. We represent a new model of NHS general practice, which builds upon and celebrates all that is great about traditional primary care, and couples that with innovative ways of managing quality and designing and delivering new clinical services. We have won several national accolades as a Partnership, including being the only single organisation awarded MCP Vanguard status by NHS England.

We are one Partnership, managing multiple local surgeries across the East Midlands / East of England and we are run by doctors, nurses and associated staff, who know their patients and care deeply about the quality of health provided in their communities.

We have a track record of investing in people, facilities and equipment to provide services that are more accessible, more convenient and more diverse within the local community. We work for our patients.

We are a traditional Partnership, only much larger.

Purpose of Role

Working alongside a team of dedicated and expert clinicians at site, you will be part of a wider team of LHG partners, who are complimented by a superb multidisciplinary team. The Group has a professional central management team which deals with all non-clinical matters, including regulatory and contractual matters, freeing up clinicians to do what they do best - see and treat patients.

Ethos

Key to the role is the need to work closely with stakeholders across the business and be a trusted and credible partner to managers and the executive team, providing them with the necessary and consistent support and guidance to engage and develop their people and providing pragmatic solutions to complex issues. LHG is a team and a family where we all look after one another.

Responsibilities

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, 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, EPS is fully implemented at the Hub.
  • Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate.
  • In general, the Partner 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.
  • 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.

Other responsibilities/opportunities

  • Flexibility and adaptability, with the ability to manage change and adapt as required and the ability to remain calm under pressure and deal effectively with conflicting priorities.
  • Comfortable with being challenged and equally able to challenge the status quo, with appropriate consideration of stakeholder interests.
  • Professionalism and diplomacy, with top quality interpersonal skills and an ability to handle matters with the appropriate level of sensitivity and empathy.
  • Ability to contribute to non-core activities, such as teaching and training, research or clinical IT systems.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GMC Registered

Experience

Essential

  • Eligible to work in general practise in the NHS

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

Address

Cottingham Road

Corby

Northamptonshire

NN17 2UR


Employer's website

https://www.lakesidehealthcaregroup.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)


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Date posted

10 January 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3007-22-3808

Job locations

Cottingham Road

Corby

Northamptonshire

NN17 2UR


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