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Our surgery is located close to Chichester in the village of Southbourne. We are within walking distance of the local farm shop, which is a good thing if you like pies and not a good thing if you are trying to avoid unhealthy food!
Our team is a growing one and we aim to look after all of our staff through a well being program. We work hard to look after each other as well as our patients and try to have fun along the way.
If you choose to join our surgery you will be joining at a time when we are growing and developing with plans to extend the building by adding new consultation rooms.
We have a vacancy for a salaried GP for 6 - 8 sessions. This is a new position in the surgery which we is being created because of a projected increase in patient numbers over the next 3 -5 years.
Visits to the surgery are very welcome.
Main duties of the job
You must be a Registered GP with the GMC, possess the right to work in the UK and be included on NHS performers list.
We currently have three salaried GPs, an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner, three nurses, two HCAs, a phlebotomist and six partners. We are increasing our administrative team in order to increase admin support for all of our clinical staff.
We offer a well being voucher for all staff, membership of the NHS pension scheme and six weeks annual leave plus statutory holidays.
Visits to the surgery are welcomed so that you can see us in action (which may or may not put you off!).
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.
Aptitude and Abilities
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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05 July 2021
£10,000 a session