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Paramedic Vacancy - Downend Health Group, Bristol

  • Type: Fixed Term
  • Role type: Paramedics
  • Location: South Gloucestershire
  • Practice(s): Downend Health Group

1 x 30 hour 12 months fixed term maternity cover from August 2022

Salary – will be linked to experience                              


Do you want to work in a practice environment that offers…..

•             A very experienced paramedic and urgent care team, which will allow motivated candidates to learn and develop into autonomous clinicians within their area of expertise

•             Provision of Paramedic led same-day urgent care/minor illness clinics

•             Supportive GP team working from an on-site clinical hub, including easy access to GPs to    support management decisions/patient reviews as needed

•             An emerging Paramedic/GP combined home visiting service with future plans to develop 

•             Nurses and clinical pharmacists supporting chronic disease management

•             Care coordinating team supporting continuation and complex care

•             A first contact physiotherapy service

•             Support for the first contact Paramedic Practitioner roadmap and development of portfolios

•             1 week study leave granted pro rata

•             Prescriptions supported by clinical pharmacists and medicines management team

•             Frailty, palliative and safeguarding MDTs 

•             Timetabled clinical meetings, and regular urgent care team meetings being developed

•             Support from a positive and enthusiastic practice team

•             15-minute telephone, face to face and e-consult (online consultations) appointments

•             Timetabled daily coffee break in line with other Paramedics, morning and afternoon

•             Large training practice supporting medical students, foundation doctors and GP trainees

•             A leafy suburb, situated between two parks

•             Two great purpose built surgeries a short walk apart

•             Practice plays an active role in local PCN, including running a successful Vaccination Centre


If you are positive and enthusiastic, we would love to hear from you, please contact:

Either: Karen Hayward, Executive Operations Manager

Or: Chris Lear, GP Partner lead for Paramedic Team

Informal visits are particularly welcomed

Closing Date: 29th June 2022                                                                     

Interview Date: TBC                         


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