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Specialty Dr/GP- Bridport Community Hospital /Westhaven Hospital

Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 a year GP Salary : £70,000 - £85,000 p.a
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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The Trust is delighted to be offering a Specialty Doctor or General Practitioner working in Elderly Care / palliative and end of life care to work with existing medical team members and supported by Consultant. This post is being offered as part-time hours of 6 sessions per week.

The successful candidate will be working at Bridport hospital which has 24 beds. The ward provides high quality care for the local community, with improved facilities for patients - especially for those with dementia or disabilities, and people requiring end-of-life care.

NHS experience is essential.

Bridport has already received national Gold Standard Framework accreditation for its end-of-life care,

If you would like further information regarding this vacancy please contact Dr Andy Dean deputy CMO ICS on 07920220977 who will be happy to discuss anything with you.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

To provide medical cover to Bridport Community Hospital Inpatients.

  • Ward patients fit into 3 categories: step-down patients from local acute hospitals, requiring rehabilitation step-up patients from the community, requiring investigation and management of medical problems End of life care.
  • Rehabilitation is focused on maximising individual potential, with the aim of helping patients return to their own home.
  • Bridport Hospital also provides expert End of Life care for local patients unable to be cared for at home in their final days. .
  • The work of the doctor is supported an additional doctor on 2 days per week by an Advanced Nurse Practitioners, both on the wards and in the community.
  • The intention is that the post holder will maintain good contact with local GP practices, including undertaking domiciliary visits for patients referred for hospital

Relocation If you are interested in moving to Dorset we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £10,000. For further details on relocation expenses please

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About us

At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better everyday through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Person Specification
Education, qualifications & training

  • MBBS or equivalent and hold a Licence to Practice
  • Minimum of 3 years post-registration experience Completion of GP Training Scheme or equivalent hospital medical training/or completion of relevant specialty
  • Registered with GMC
  • NHS experience is essential

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

  • Commitment to the care of older people
  • A commitment to Intermediate Care
  • Able to prioritise work to meet competing clinical demands

Leadership Skills

  • Ability to provide clinical leadership
  • Able to provide clinical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team

Team Work

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi- professional team
  • Ability to contribute to team development
  • An interest in teaching others
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a team and to liaise effectively with colleagues within the hospital

Management Skills

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of continuing professional development needs and revalidation

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