Salaried GP

Background –  

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most popular, forward-thinking practices in all of Wiltshire. The practice has a fantastic reputation and is ahead of the curve in many of the challenges facing modern General Practice.  
The Practice Manager has been in post for an incredible 18 years and is very well respected. This has also coincided with a real period of stability and the practice boasts an enviable claim of not having ANY Salaried GPs leave for neighbouring practices since the Practice Manager’s arrival in 2006. 

The GPs meet daily for coffee and the practice also offers TWO weeks of study leave for Salaried GPs, in addition to the six weeks of annual leave – something very rarely seen these days. The practice also pays staff bonuses when able, with conditions being met consistently in recent years, and two pay rises every year. 

Salary – £12,444 per session plus indemnity 

Location – North Swindon 

The surgery –  

  • Very respected, influential leadership team 
  • Popular residential area in north of the town 
  • Mixed demographic in a pleasant setting 
  • Geared towards reducing GP workload  
  • First in the area to optimise workflow, also the first to recruit a Paramedic 
  • Perhaps 5 letters per day and just 10-15 path links – on a bad day! 
  • ACPs are trained to review path results, massively reducing what is required of the GPs 
  • Very good staff retention, particularly GPs – they are a popular practice 
  • Very involved in the local area, particularly with the Federation 
  • Good feedback from GPs already placed there 

Your role –  

  • Salaried GP 
  • 4 or more sessions 
  • 14 appointments per session – 10, 12 or 15 minutes (GP’s choice) 
  • Duty also capped at 14 patients per session so runs like a normal day 
  • Twice daily coffee meeting to discuss how the day is going and interesting cases etc 
  • Home-visiting Paramedics meaning very few visits, if any, left for GPs 
  • Flexible start and finish times and can complete admin from home if leaving after the end of clinical time is preferred 
  • Using SystmOne clinical system 

The benefits –  

  • BMA style contract 
  • Indemnity fees paid 
  • 6 weeks annual leave 
  • 2 weeks study leave 
  • NHS pension 


Next Steps 

For further details on this exceptional role, please click the Apply Now button. If you can specify the best time to talk, please do; we will get in touch when it suits you best. You will then be contacted by one of our specialist consultants, who will provide you with further details about the role. 

If you would like to talk ahead of sending us your CV, please give us a call on 0113 350 1308. Please note, any contact is in the strictest confidence and we will not send your details to any practice without your expressed consent to do so. 

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Matthew Okey

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