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Salaried GP (Cauldwell Medical Centre)

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
BEDFORD
Salary
£11,000 a session per annum per session
Closing date
19 Oct 2023

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Profession
GP
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a GP looking for an opportunity to shape the future whilst working within a salaried role? We are looking for talented and committed GP's to work with our team at Cauldwell Medical Centre, Bedford

Salaried GP

Salary: 11,000 per annum per session

Location: Cauldwell Medical Centre, Bedford

Sessions- flexible, full- and part-time roles considered

The opportunities this role will give you-
  • Shaping the future of care at the practice and having autonomy to decide as a team how to best deliver care
  • Access to a funded 5 year Red Whale training package
  • Working with the wider primary care team as we are undertaking some ground-breaking work
  • Opportunities to work closely with mental health and community services teams within the locality
  • Comprehensive training in QI and opportunities to lead QI projects
  • Being involved in work to tackle health inequalities
  • Support to become a GP trainer if desired
  • Full admin support for our clinical team to be provided by the new GP Support Unit in development, so that you can focus on clinical care
  • Potential for support with relocation allowance
  • A dedicated well-being team currently developing and offering new benefits to staff such as support with car packages
Main duties of the job

The opportunities this role will give you-

Shaping the future of care at the practice

Working with the ELFT primary care team as we are undertaking some ground-breaking work

Opportunities to work closely with mental health and community services teams within the Trust

Comprehensive training in QI and to lead QI projects within the Trust

Being involved in work to tackle health inequalities

Working with an outstanding Trust

Support to become a GP trainer if desired

Full admin support for our clinical team to be provided by the new GP Support Unit in development, so that you can focus on clinical care

Potential for support with relocation allowance

A dedicated well-being team currently developing and offering new benefits to staff such as support with car packages

If you would like to discuss this role further, or have any questions please email our Lead GP Dr Gautam Bagga at gautam.bagga@nhs.net

Applications will be via Trac Jobs
About us

The Trust- East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) provides a wide range of mental health, community and primary care services across East London, Bedfordshire and Luton. The trust has an overarching vision to improve the quality of life for all we serve by focusing our efforts on improving population health outcomes, experience of care, staff experience and value. The trust has been rated outstanding by CQC and as a trust we do everything we can to embody our values of 'we care, we respect, we are inclusive'.

ELFT's vision to improve the quality of life for all those we serve has drawn us into new areas of work, including primary care. As we move forwards to provide more primary care services it is an exciting time to be part of truly transformational change across the whole health and care system. As part of the new primary care directorate within ELFT our team will be involved in leading triple aim population health quality improvement work.

Quality of care is our top priority. It is at the forefront of all that we do and is firmly embodied in our mission to provide the highest quality primary, community and mental health care in England by 2020.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The Role- We are seeking to recruit a talented and committed general practitioner who will be able to provide excellent holistic clinical care that meets the needs of patients registered at the surgery. As a senior clinician it is expected that the post holder will work with the lead GP to develop a leadership role within the practice. We will also be looking for someone who can foster excellent links across the whole ELFT organisation and every part of the local health and care system. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate personal values that will make them suited to this job, experience of managing change in challenging environments and an ability to relate to both patients and colleagues with empathy and kindness.

The Practice- Cauldwell Medical Centre operates from premises on the Bedford Hospital site and serves a population of 9,400. The practice population are representative of the local Bedford population with a slightly higher than average mental health caseload.

Person Specification
Clinical responsibilities
Essential
  • oWork autonomously and be accountable for their own professional actions
  • oMaintain and comply with the requirements of registration with the GMC and maintain registration on a performers list in England
  • oEnsure they have adequate indemnity insurance in place
  • oUndertake clinical practice at an advanced level using expert knowledge and clinical skills to deliver holistic care to people accessing primary care services
  • oEngage in all usual administration activity associated with day to day general practice
  • oMake onward referrals where appropriate
  • oUndertake home visits as appropriate
  • oUndertake telephone triage, video and telephone consultations as needed
  • oKeep up to date with clinical developments, local and national guidance
  • oAs a prescriber engage in all usual activity to ensure safe prescribing
  • oMaintain high standards of record keeping
  • oEngage in clinical audit, quality assurance processes and medicines management activity as necessary
Strategic Management and Planning
Essential
  • oContribute to the management of transformation within the practice in line with the changing needs of the practice population
  • oHelp the practice to align with the ELFT trust values and developing processes to allow this to happen
  • oContribute to developing the role of the practice within the local PCN and also the wider STP including developing professional links with clinical colleagues across the PCN and STP
Staff Management
Essential
  • oProviding local support to the practice clinical team with respect to training, mentoring and strategic role development
  • oLinking clinical work in the practice with the wider work in ELFT
  • oWorking as a liaison between the practice team and the primary care directorate management team
Organisational Responsibilities
Essential
  • oHelping the practice to adopt and maintain relevant trust wide processes such as contributing to and taking part in directorate management team (DMT) meetings, quality assurance group (QAG) meetings, CQC readiness work, health and safety meetings, equality and diversity meetings, maintaining a risk register, developing and nurturing a quality improvement culture and being a leader for change
Patient Services and People Participation
Essential
  • oContribute to work that ensures care is delivered by the surgery in line with NHS contractual obligations, working with local and national guidance
  • oContribute to people participation strategies to align with the trusts vision for service user and carer involvement
  • oContribute to a 'working together group' with service users
  • oHelp to foster a culture that prioritises patient and public involvement in all aspects work at the surgery
  • oEngage with the trusts Datix program
Information Management and Technology
Essential
  • oContribute to IT development with an emphasis on delivery of clinical services
  • oKeep up to date with and develop skills in primary care IT
Personal development
Essential
  • oTake responsibility for personal development with support from the directorate senior management team
  • oEngage in the annual appraisal process and maintain a personal record of CPD activity
  • oAdopt an approach of lifelong learning, identify personal development needs and seek out appropriate training opportunities
  • oEngage in reflective practice and take opportunities to learn from both successes and failures. Develop opportunities to reflect as part of a team, actively encourage and lead this work across the practice clinical team
  • oSeek support as needed with any problems encountered
  • oActively seek out opportunities to develop skills in quality improvement in line with the trusts QI work
Communications
Essential
  • oContribute to ways for the practice team to communicate effectively with one another
  • oFoster an open dialogue across the practice team that allows everyone to feel their voice is heard
  • oStrive to continuously improve the two way communication with service users and carers and actively encourage people participation regarding clinical services
  • oEncourage members of your team to create their own networks across the rest of the trust
  • oDevelop strong positive communication links with the local population including voluntary organisations
Leadership
Essential
  • oIn partnership with the lead GP contribute to the leadership of the practice team in work to develop a stable, happy, functional environment that allows the practice to move forwards
  • oEmbody the trust values of 'we care, we respect, we are inclusive'
  • oWork with the lead GP to actively encourage all members of the practice team to share leadership roles so that they feel empowered and engaged
  • oWork with the directorate management team to agree priorities for clinical work within the practice
  • oContribute to the development of excellent working relationships with organisations across the health and care system
  • oShare leadership of transformational work across the local primary care network
  • oShare leadership of work within ELFT to integrate primary care, mental health and community services


Employer details
Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Address

PC - Cauldwell Med Centre

BEDFORD

MK42 7PN


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