Careers in General Practice in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire
Purpose-built in the 1980s, Sea Mills Surgery is functional, bright and features large consultation, nursing and admin rooms.
Sea Mills has maintained a family, traditional general practice feel. There are strong links between patients and staff and open internal communication for staff.
The practice offers a mix of same day appointments, bookable appointments with a named GP, telephone appointments and triage.
Sea Mills is part of the Affinity Group in North Bristol.
Sea Mills sets out to provide the best possible healthcare for patients by maintaining a pleasant, safe and efficient working environment for everyone. All members of the team are included in decision making, and team work and good communication are encouraged.
The practice has a warm, comfortable and local vibe and every member of the team is approachable and professional.
The team get together every morning for a ‘huddle’ at 8.30, and there are monthly staff meetings, casual activities and get togethers outside of work on an ad hoc basis.
Staff have regular meetings to discuss cases, MDT meetings, access to a lead GP for support, plus GP’s who have expertise in and can be consulted on different specialisms.
The practice offers job share, part-time and home working options.
The team at Sea Mills can take advantage of a childcare voucher scheme, plus maternity and paternity leave.
A culture of learning and development begins with a dedicated induction system to acquaint new team members with the practice team and culture.
This CQC approved induction programme includes basic health and safety, a meet and greet and online training.
Depending on the role and staff group, Sea Mills offers paid leave for courses and CPD study days, funding for approved training and development courses and study leave for approved examinations.
Sea Mills patients come from a mix of affluent and deprived areas, and represent both an aging population and young families.
The practice was voted most recommended surgery in Bristol 2017 and has 100% FFT results.