General Practitioner - North East Essex OOH

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About The Role

Perhaps you want to broaden your clinical experience as part of a portfolio career. Perhaps you need the freedom of more flexible hours. Perhaps you just relish a new challenge. When you join the multidisciplinary team in our Out Of Hours service (in various locations in Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea), you’re back in control.

As the largest independent provider of NHS services, Practice Plus Group is delivering a new model of Integrated Urgent Care that reduces pressures on services and staff. By bringing together urgent care, clinical assessment and primary care services and , NHS 111 call centres, clinical assessment and other urgent care services, we enable patients to access the right care, when they need it. It’s better for everyone.

This is the perfect chance to use and develop all your skills and expertise as a General Practitioner, providing diagnosis, treatment, advice and referrals to other healthcare resources, via primary care centres and home visits. You will also use our electronic prescribing system to effectively  manage the patient.

Based in our various Out Of Hours (OOH) services, you’ll be working autonomously within your sphere of competency as a lead clinician in a multi-skilled team that includes advanced nurse practitioners, registered nurses, UCPs, mental health and dental nurses, prescribing pharmacists and pharmacy advisors.

We are proud of our strong, stable infrastructure that ensures clinical safety and provides senior-level clinical support throughout evenings, nights and weekends. You’ll be able to keep your skills up to date with a CPD programme – and can expect education and training tailored to your needs and future plans. We work closely with the NHS to provide opportunities to learn, innovate and contribute new ideas. In addition to our bespoke Learning Management System, we offer discounted national update/clinical topic refreshers, support to become a supervisor/GP registrar trainer, plus a host of regional and national career development opportunities.

We can offer this role as either permanent, bank or self-employed.

 

About You

What you will need:

  • GMC registration certificate and inclusion on the GP Performers List with a valid CCT.
  • Experience to confidently manage acute and chronic presentations for both adult and paediatric patients, with a proven ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, with experience of urgent care assessment and good IT/keyboard skills.

What you will get:

  • Competitive pay and indemnity reimbursement.
  • A flexible choice of daytime, evening or overnight shifts (typically four to five hours in length).
  • 25 days’ annual leave (salaried full time equivalent), increasing with service up to 28 days per year + bank holidays.
  • Practice Plus Group benefits including online shopping discounts and vouchers, pension, free eye tests, cycle to work schemes and more.

 

About Us

Practice Plus Group is passionate about great healthcare. We believe that anyone should be able to access excellent care, whether via the NHS or privately. Our breadth of expertise spans surgery, diagnostics, general practice, offender health and urgent care, with an unrivalled range of different services provided across the country. We’re proud to be at the forefront of developing new and exciting ways to support the nation’s health too, helping patients to maximise their wellbeing and live life to the full.  

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. We’ll help you be the best you can be. 

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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