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Careers in General Practice in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire

Salaried GP - Downend Health Group

Are you looking for a Salaried GP role in a very friendly, social, and supportive practice in the attractive suburb of Downend, Bristol?

We are an innovative and forward-thinking GP practice with a sophisticated multidisciplinary team. We have a list size of 27,500 patients and our services are based over 2 purpose-built sites situated a 10-minute walk apart.

We have 12 Partners all of whom have a strong ethos of promoting teamwork, mentorship, professional development, and a healthy work/life balance for all our staff. We are a well-established teaching and training practice and are consistently high QOF achievers year on year.

We have been granted a Sponsorship Licence and so are able to employ skilled workers from overseas.

What we offer:

 

  • A competitive salary of up to £10,650 per session (dependent upon experience)

 

  • 15-minute appointments - a mixture of face to face, telephone and eConsult

appointments

 

  • Protected 15-minute coffee break per session

 

  • Protected administration time built into every session

 

  • Protected time to support other HCPs built into templates

 

  • Regular follow-up appointment slots, protected, for only you to book

 

  • A team approach to duty work with multiple GPs working from the duty "hub" at any given time (rather than solo duty Dr sessions) and no triage list

 

  • Regular Salaried GP meetings and Learning Event meetings

 

  • Six weeks annual leave, one week study leave and bank holidays pro rata

 

  • The support of an Urgent Care Team, including Paramedics and a Prescribing Nurse Practitioner, carrying out regular minor illness clinics

 

  • The support of Clinical Pharmacists and Practice Nurses with management of chronic diseases

 

  • An enthusiastic and highly trained Medicines Management Team to deal with repeat prescriptions, medication queries and discharge summaries, which takes significant pressure off GP administrative workload

 

  • The support of an in-house Physiotherapist

 

  • Support from a Health and Wellbeing Coach and care Co-ordination Team who assist vulnerable patients, offer social prescribing and help co-ordinate care for complex elderly patients

 

  • Excellent opportunities to get involved with teaching and training

 

  • The option of mentorship and monthly meetings for newly qualified GPs via the Newly Qualified GP Fellowship

 

  • Lots of opportunities to get involved with research

 

  • Regular frailty, palliative and safeguarding MDTs

 

  • Green Practice and Health and Wellbeing initiatives for all our staff, including the cycle to work scheme and regular social events

 

  • All Medical Indemnity, GMC membership and other professional subscriptions, required to work within the practice, will be paid

 

Informal visits are welcomed, if you are interested, please contact:

Chris Brookes, Executive Business Manager

chris.brookes2@nhs.net

Closing Date: 6th March 2024