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GP with a Specialist Interest in Education and Training

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Blaenau Ffestiniog
£66,676 to £100,612 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2023

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General Practice
Contract Type
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Part Time

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GP with a Specialist Interest in Education and Training - Blaenau Ffestiniog Health Centre

Do you have an interest in developing the current and next generation of Primary Care practitioners be that a Nurse, Medic, Physiotherapist, Physician Associate or Paramedic?

Do you enjoy Rural Medicine and teaching and mentoring others and still want to do the GP day job?.....................Then this could be the role for you!

The Primary and Community Care Academy in north Wales in partnership with Blaenau Ffestiniog Health Centre is developing a Multi Disciplinary Practitioner Training Hub in rural North West Wales to offer a range of training and learning opportunities for the current and next generation of primary and community care practitioners.

Main duties of the job

This practice is based in a purpose-built building which houses the surgery, health services and social services on site. Canolfan Goffa Ffestiniog is based in Blaenau Ffestiniog, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park (North Wales).

Blaenau Ffestiniog is a great place to live and work because of its amazing location and views, due to its rich mining history and it is easy accessible by car to Betws y coed (20mins) and Conwy (40mins).There is a huge range of places you can live, either in the Rural town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, or if you did not want to live quite so rural, Conwy and Colwyn Bay are around a 40min drive away.

This family friendly town is in an easy driving distance to number of great state and independent schools, a college that offers a huge variety of courses at varying levels, and a University nearby (Bangor).

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

As part of the Health Board's strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University's process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

The practice is already a well-established GP Training practice and is now extending this to include a range of MDT professionals and students. The Training Team will also include non-medical professionals including a Pharmacist and Nurse. The Team will work collaboratively to deliver the range of training, education and skills enhancement opportunities at the practice

Job description
Job responsibilities

The job plan will included protected / dedicated sessions for the clinical and educational supervision of a small cohort of trainees, this will/may include Medical Students, Physician Associates, Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioners and GP Trainee, dont worry if you arent a GP Trainer we will support you to become one.

This is a portfolio role and we would also be looking for the successful applicant to undertake clinical sessions in the practice, we welcome applications for full and part time hours but are looking for a minimum commitment of 2 days per week as a clinical supervisor as you will be looking after our medical students in the first instance.

We offer a salary in line with the DDRB and the associated benefits of being an employee of the health Board including Annual Leave, Study Leave, CPD along with the opportunity to be part of a fantastic GP practice and team

Person Specification
  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practise and entry on the GP Register
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Practice / Certificate Confirming Eligibility for General Practice Registration (CEGPR), or equivalent
  • Included on a Medical Performers List or eligible
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Vocational GP training
  • Experience in general practice and working in multi-disciplinary team

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We provide a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services across 3 district hospitals, 22 community hospitals and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. BCUHB also coordinate the work of 113 GP practices and the NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists across the region.

Our aim is to enable everyone who uses our services to do so through the medium of Welsh or English, according to personal choice and to encourage other users and providers to use and promote the Welsh language in the health sector.

Our vision

  • We will improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society
  • We will do this by developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations
  • We will develop our workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture

Our values

  • Put Patients first
  • Work together
  • Value and respect each other
  • Learn and innovate
  • Communicate openly and honestly

Our purpose

  • To improve health and deliver excellent care
  • Our strategic goals
  • Improve health and wellbeing for all and reduce health inequalities
  • Work in partnership to design and deliver more care closer to home
  •  Improve the safety and outcomes of care to match the NHS's best
  • Respect individuals and maintain dignity and care
  • Listen to and learn from the experiences of individuals
  • Support, train and develop our staff to excel
  • Use resources wisely, transforming services through innovation and research

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