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Health Care Assistant (HCA) (Full/Part time hours considered)

Health Care Assistant (HCA) (Full/Part time hours considered)

DEBENHAM GROUP PRACTICE (Debenham, Otley & Grundisburgh Surgeries)

Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant looking for a new challenge? Then why not come and join the nursing team at the Debenham Group Practice, part of Suffolk Primary Care. We pride ourselves on being innovative and adaptable, especially in today’s challenging climate and are currently looking for someone to join our experienced and dynamic nursing team. General Practice HCA experience is preferred, although full training will be provided for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be required to undertake sickness and holiday cover in addition to their contracted hours. The job offers an exciting opportunity to work in a friendly rural practice.

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV to:

Email: gail.sherman@nhs.net

Post:    Gail Sherman, Operations Manager, Debenham Group Practice, 20 Low Road, Debenham,   Suffolk, IP14 6QU

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th July 2018



Healthcare Assistant - Part time

Framfield House Surgery, Woodbridge, Suffolk. www.framfieldhouse.com 

Healthcare Assistant - Part time 

Framfield is a friendly supportive practice with nearly 13,000 patients from Woodbridge and the surrounding villages. We aim to promote excellent health care whilst still holding on to the traditional values of General Practice within the current challenging environment together with a wide range of community based services that are constantly expanding. Our vision is to offer excellent medical care in accordance with best practice taking care to support our staff too. 

We offer:

·       Modern purpose built surgery

·       Free car parking

·       Good working conditions

·       Competitive salary

·       Experienced team of health care assistants

·       NHS pension scheme

·       Innovative practice working in collaboration with 6 other practices to improve patient care and deliver efficiency

 

The successful candidate will need to be able to provide the following services to our patients:

·       Phlebotomy

·       ECG

·       BP monitoring

 

It is desirable that the successful candidate will be able to carry out some of the following additional services to our patients:

·       Patient health checks

·       Simple dressings

·       Ear syringing

·       Urinalysis

 

Other duties for the position include the following:

·       Being computer literate

·       Willing to participate in staff meetings

·       Being a good team player

·       Cleaning of equipment

·       Re-stocking of the rooms and unpacking consumables order


Knowledge of SystmOne is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

Experience of working within a primary care setting would be an advantage but not essential.

 

For further information or to apply please provide a cv with a covering letter to Mrs J Giles, Practice Manager, Framfield Medical Centre, Ipswich Road, Woodbridge IP12 4FD or by email to Julie.giles3 @nhs.net.  



Pratice Nurse

PRACTICE NURSE

16 – 20 hours per week

Main duties

Experienced practice nurse required, S1 knowledge desirable but not essential.  

 Orchard Medical Practice is situated in Ipswich town centre. We are a friendly and welcoming practice with an experienced and diverse team. We are looking for applicants with previous experience of general practice

*General treatment room work,  *Chronic disease reviews, *Experience with Diabetes desirable, *Wound care and doppler assessment desirable, *Cytology, phlebotomy *health promotion *Child immunisation *Travel health

For further information please contact Mrs A Clarke, Practice Manager on, 01473 213261

 

For further information or to apply please provide a CV with a covering letter to: Mrs A Clarke, Practice Manager, Orchard Medical Practice, Orchard Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2PZ



Partner or Salaried GP – Suffolk Primary Care

Partner or Salaried GP – Suffolk Primary Care

Location:  Howard House Surgery, Felixstowe

Due to a recent retirement, we are looking to recruit a Partner or salaried GP for 4-6 sessions a week (including one day on-call).  Howard House is a long-established, friendly GMS practice with 1 full-time and 5 part-time GPs, a strong nursing team and excellent management/administrative support.  We have a growing list of over 7,500 patients working from spacious, purpose-built premises located close to Felixstowe town centre and seafront.  We are a teaching practice (Registrar, F2 and UEA Students) and have been successfully operating a same-day appointment system for more than 4 years.

Embracing the growing need to collaborate, Howard House joined 10 other Suffolk GP practices in forming Suffolk Primary Care on 1 April 2017 and we are also working with other Felixstowe Practices delivering patient care in new and innovative ways.  We have a strong local reputation and in January 2016 received a ‘Good’ rating from CQC in all 5 inspection areas.  We use SystmOne and consistently achieve a high QOF score.

The successful candidate will be welcomed into our friendly team, receive a competitive salary in line with experience, 6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays and 1 week study leave.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity and/or visit us informally, please contact Vanda Clarke (Practice Manager) on 01394 282706.  If you wish to apply please request an application form which should then be e-mailed to Vanda Clarke at vandaclarke@nhs.net.  We look forward to hearing from you.




Partner or Salaried GP-Felixstowe Road Medical Practice

Partner or Salaried GP-Felixstowe Road Medical Practice

Location: Ipswich

Full or Part time.

Due to a forthcoming retirement of one of our partners an opportunity has arisen for a salaried GP or a new partner to join our team. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified and experienced GP’s wanting to work on a full or part time basis.

            Ipswich has easily accessible links to London and the Coast making it the ideal base to live and work. The rejuvenation of the waterfront has made it an up and coming area. We are located on the popular east side of Ipswich.

About us:

 We are a friendly and dedicated practice with traditional values delivering high standards of care to our patients.

-          PMS practice looking after 11,000 patients

-          SystmOne is our clinical system

-          Registered Training Practice

-          CQC Rated ‘Good’

-          Regular Midwife and Link workers

-          Working with other Ipswich based practices to offer a paramedic home visiting service.

-          Diabetes, CHD, Respiratory, and Learning Disability are nurse led

-          High QOF achievement – nearly 100%

 

Our team comprises of :-

3 GP Partners, 2 Salaried GP’s, 1 ANP and 1Nurse Practitioner, 3 nurses and 3 healthcare assistants supported by our Reception and Admin team. 

Key Benefits

•       Attractive Salary Package for newly qualified and experienced GPs

•       full or part time opportunity- session numbers negotiable

•       6 Weeks Annual Leave Entitlement plus Study Leave

•       MPS cover- for salaried GP’s

 If you are interested and would like to arrange a visit or have any queries please contact Michelle Simpson Practice Manager on 01473 719112 or if you would like to apply please co email:  michelle.berry1@nhs​.net, with your CV and covering letter by the  31.07.2018

www.felixstoweroadmedicalpractice.co.uk



Physician Associate (PA), Primary Care


Job description: Physician Associate (PA), Primary Care

Status: Permanent

Salary:  £35000 -£45000 depending on experience

Term: Full time

Location: Leiston & Yoxford Surgery

Supervision Exercised: General supervision is received from the responsible and supervising physician. The amount of supervision given will be in accordance with the needs of the Physician Associate. 

Job Summary

The PA will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. The PA will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate. The PA will be expected on a typical day to carry out some home visits and consult with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. The PA will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients. 

This post is to provide medical services that the PA is competent to perform, consistent with their education, training and experience. This is to be delivered through delegated authority from the supervising doctors who have responsibility for the patient. This delegation does not relieve the supervising doctors from the responsibility of continued care. The PA would be expected in time to participate in the duty rota at the practice. 

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by designated senior medical personnel. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holder’s acquisition of skills and knowledge and determined by the organization’s clinical governance arrangements. The practice hold monthly education meetings and the PA would be expected to attend and partake in these. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The PA will be required to:

·       Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services in the practice as delegated and agreed by the supervising physicians in the practice.

·       Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines.

·       To consult and refer patients to physicians, medical specialists and other health professionals as indicated.

·       To interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyse, diagnose and explain medical problems.

·       To recommend and explain appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment.

·       To perform specialised diagnostic physical exams and treatment procedures.

·       To instruct and educate patients in preventative health care.

·       To confer with patients by telephone to convey test results, hear emergency complaints and deal with similar situations and issues.

·       Order laboratory tests as required and agreed under supervising physicians.

·       Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes.

·       Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with medical diagnosis and treatment.

·       Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.

·       Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyse and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.

·       Formulate diagnoses and treatment plans, in consultation with or referring to supervising physician as appropriate.

·       Give clinical instructions to nursing staff and Primary Care Team as required.

·       Confer regularly with the Partners, supervising physicians and other health care staff, refer specific patients, plan and co-ordinate activities, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems.

·       Deal regularly with community hospitals, physicians and other health care providers, insurance companies and other community organisations to refer/consult on specific cases, participate in community service and education projects and activities and the like.

·       Keep up to date on relevant medical research, technology and related issues by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals etc.

·       To ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan. 

·       Work collaboratively with the clinical team to ensure continuity of care is maintained on specific services/projects.

·       Work to deliver, with other members of the practice and Primary Healthcare Team, the objectives of the GMS Contract.

·       Encourage and ensure good working relationships with all members of the primary healthcare team.

·       To contribute to the clinical and management development of the Practice.

·       Meet as appropriate with Partners on a regular basis to report on progress and contribute to the systematic development of local primary care provision.

·       To commit to undertake 50 hours of continuing medical education per year (outside contracted hours) and take and pass the national re-certification exam every 6 years if relevant in accordance with the requirements of the PA Managed Voluntary and as recommended by the National Examination Sub Committee of the UKUBPAE (UK Universities Board of Physician Associate Education) and subsequently as required by the statutory regulating body when in place.

·       To work within the policies and procedures of the Practice and report to the Business Manager on non-clinical work programmes and service development.

·        To provide comprehensive evaluation material to enable Partners to fully evaluate the success of the role within a busy surgery for consideration. 

Scope and Purpose of Job Description 

The job description does not constitute a ‘term and condition of employment’. It is provided only as a guide to assist the employee in the performance of their job. The practice is a fast moving organisation and therefore changes in employees’ duties may be necessary from time to time. The job description is not intended to be an inflexible or finite list of tasks and may be varied from time to time after consultation/discussion with the post holder. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the ‘right’ person wishing to develop their clinical and management practice in a fast moving practice in the heart of the community. The supervising team have a wealth of experience in general practice which will undoubtedly provide the opportunity for the new appointee to develop their knowledge and shape the position within a dynamic clinical team. 

Other Information

General

The duties of this post are a guide to the range of responsibilities that may be required. These may change from time to time to meet the needs of the service and/or the development needs of the post holder. This job description will be revised regularly to take account of changes within the organisational structure and the practice business plan.

Other duties

The post holder will be required to undertake any other duties according to the needs of the service. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, but rather an outline of the main areas of responsibility. Any reasonable changes will be discussed and agreed with the post holder before any variations to the job description are made. 

Travel to other sites

The post holder may be required to travel. 

Medical Examinations

All appointments are conditional upon prior health clearance by the practice

Failure to provide continuing satisfactory evidence will be regarded as a breach of contract 

Professional Registration

Staff undertaking work which requires professional/state registration are responsible for ensuring that they are so registered and that they comply with any Codes of Conduct applicable to that profession. Proof of registration must be produced on appointment and, if renewable, proof of renewal must also be produced. 

Criminal Records Bureau

Applicants for posts in the NHS are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. Further information is available from the Criminal Records Bureau and Disclosure websites at www.crb.gov.uk and www.disclosure.gov.uk 

Equal Opportunities

Leiston Surgery is an equal opportunities employer and you will be expected to comply with all relevant policies and procedures in this area together with all other policies and procedures as initiated by the practice. 

Work Visa/ Permits/Leave to Remain

If you are a non-resident of the United Kingdom or European Economic Union, you are required to have a valid work visa and leave to remain in the UK, which is renewed as required. The Practice is unable to employ or continue to employ you if you require but do not have a valid work visa and/or leave to remain in the UK. 

Code of Conduct

All staff are required to work in accordance with the code of conduct for their professional group (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, Health Professions Council, General Medical Council, NHS Code of Conduct for Senior Managers). 

Confidentiality

All information obtained in the course of the post holder’s duties should be treated as strictly confidential. Any breach of confidence or disclosure of such information, without express permission, may lead to disciplinary action. The post holder has a responsibility to comply with the

Data Protection Act 1998, Access to Health Records Act (1990) and Code of Practice on Confidentiality. 

Health and Safety at Work

The post holder is required to take responsible care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work. The post holder is also required to ensure that statutory and practice safety regulations are adhered to Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 

Infection control

It is the responsibility of all staff, whether clinical or non-clinical, to familiarise themselves with and adhere to current policy in relation to the prevention of the spread of infection.

Clinical staff, on entering and leaving clinical areas and between contacts with patients, must apply alcohol gel to their hands and also wash their hands frequently with soap and water. Staffs are required to communicate any infection risks to the practice manager.

Complaints

From time to time, complaints may occur, no matter how professional the approach of our staff. All complaints are investigated promptly, and the full co-operation of staff is required. The current guidelines amplify the above points with policies and procedures explained. 

Clinical Governance and Risk management

The Practice believes everyone has a role to play in improving and contributing to the quality of care provided to our patients. As an employee of the practice you are expected to take a proactive role in supporting the Practice’s clinical governance agenda by: 

·       Taking part in activities for improving quality such as clinical audit

·       Identifying and managing risks through incident and near miss reporting and undertaking risk assessments

·       Following polices, guidelines and procedures

·       Maintaining continued professional development

·       Clinical staff making entries into patient health records are required to follow any Practice standards of record keeping 

Information Quality Assurance

As an employee of the Practice it is expected that you will take due diligence and care in regard to any information collected, recorded, processed or handled by you during the course of your work and that such information is collected, recorded, processed and handled in compliance with Practice requirements and instructions. 

Freedom of Information

The post holder should be aware of the responsibility placed on employees under the Freedom of

Information Act 2000 and is responsible for helping to ensure that the Practice complies with the Act when handling or dealing with any information relating to Practice activity.

To learn more about the role please contact Sarah Mclennan Practice Manager at The Leiston Surgery or email sarahmclennan​@nhs​.net .



Nurse Practitioner at Leiston Surgery

Nurse Practitioner at Leiston Surgery


Status: Permanent
Salary:  £35000 - £45000 depending on experience
Term: Full time
Location: Leiston & Yoxford Surgery

Job summary

Responsible for attending to patients who wish to be seen by a health care professional; diagnosing and treating patients presenting with minor illness seeing and advising people in respect of their continuing medical and nursing needs. These patients will have booked appointments at ten-minute intervals. There is a requirement to see extra or emergency patients.

We are looking to recruit a Nurse Practitioner to be based at our Leiston Practice providing clinical support as part of our primary care team which will include home visits.

You will work closely with colleagues to deliver a locality based service. This exciting new role will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and competences in a primary care setting.

The doctors and staff aspire to provide traditional family medicine and the highest quality of care. There is a friendly atmosphere and strong team spirit, there are 5 GP partners who all have special interests, and the team consists of a full nursing team, practice paramedic and a physio therapy service. Leiston surgery we part of ‘Suffolk Primary Care’ there will be opportunities to network and train with other healthcare professionals within Suffolk Primary Care

The surgery is located in a recently extended health centre in the Suffolk town of Leiston, equidistant to Saxmundham and Aldeburgh and about 2 miles from the coast. There is a branch surgery in the nearby village of Yoxford. The practice looks after approximately 7000 patients in this picturesque and tranquil village which attracts visitors all year round.   

We provide a full range of primary health services under a PMS contract; services include minor surgery, minor injury, child health care, maternity services, phlebotomy, diabetic clinics, respiratory services, women’s health, contraception services, travel clinics and mental health services.

Why work for Suffolk Primary Care?

Suffolk Primary Care is an innovative partnership of 11 like-minded GP practices delivering quality care to over 100,000 patients. By sharing resources, joining together and finding new ways of working, we can ensure that patients and communities continue to receive the high level of care that they rightly deserve. 

Suffolk Primary Care offers a range of opportunities to develop your career. With 11 member practices we offer a variety of challenges, from town based practices to more rural locations. 

We offer a full induction and development programme for all staff and actively look to provide leadership and mentoring schemes. We believe that to get the best from our people we need to support a healthy work life/balance and provide a range of development opportunities as well as reward and benefit schemes.

The rationale behind Suffolk Primary Care is to build on the values of traditional primary care but in a new structure that protects GPs and patient care well into the future. Patients and staff really value general practice based in the community, with local GPs leading and working in their local surgeries providing long-term, continuity of care. It’s what we want and it’s what patients want.

We can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • NHS Pension
  • Part-time or Full-time positions 

Please click here for the Job Description for this role. 

To learn more about the role please contact Sarah Mclennan Practice Manager at The Leiston Surgery or email sarahmclennan@nhs.net .


Nurse Practitioner (Part time)

IXWORTH SURGERY

We are a friendly, rural GP practice and we are seeking to expand our team of nurse practitioners and specialist nurses. We have opportunities for part time Nurse Practitioners working 4 – 6 sessions per week alongside our team of GPs. Nurse Practitioners have individual GP mentors and are fully supported by the practice team including pharmacists at our onsite pharmacy. We offer an attractive package and working environment.

To apply please submit your CV to Shirley Cook, Assistant Practice Manager in the first instance shirley.cook@nhs.net.



Enthusiastic Salaried GP at Two Rivers Medical Centre

Enthusiastic Salaried GP required who will be fully supported in an innovative learning environment.  

Key Information 

 

•       Innovative Practice 

•       Approved Training Practice (several GPs involved with Training) • Multidisciplinary Team within the Practice:

➢  Two Clinical Pharmacists who oversee medication reviews and an experienced prescribing team

➢  Three Paramedics who help provide a comprehensive visiting service

➢  Receptionists working as Care Navigators

➢  Admin Support staff who are training in Workflow optimisation (75% of correspondence managed by the admin team)

➢  Experienced and supportive Senior Management team

•       SystmOne is utilised to its full potential with the recent introduction of Ardens template management

•       Regular meetings with clinical staff including a daily mid-morning meeting

•       Regular in house teaching (we recently hosted a Red Whale workshop on ‘Telephone Consultation’)

•       In-house mentoring for GPs available

•       We moved into our modern, bespoke designed, building two years ago, which is located next to Ipswich Hospital. 

•       Rated ‘Good’ across all domains by CQC in February 2018

•       High QOF Achievers

•       8 GPs, 5 Nurse Practitioners, 6 Nurses, 4 HCAs.

•       Nurse-run respiratory, diabetes, CHD, contraception and Learning Disability clinics

 

Key Benefits

 

•       Attractive Salary Package for newly qualified and experienced GPs

•       Flexible working hours available, by discussion

•       6 Weeks Holiday Entitlement plus BMA standard Study Leave

•       CPD training provided in-house (including mandatory training)

•       Opportunity for specialist interests is encouraged and developed

•       Enhanced BMA contract

 

For more information about the job, contact our salaried GP – dan.griffin@doctors.org.uk

To request a practice profile or to submit a CV, please contact our Operations Manager – Rachel.Helliar@nhs.net Closing date – 1st July 2018

www.tworiversmedicalcentre.co.uk


Suffolk Primary Care Research Nurse

Suffolk Primary Care Research Nurse Job Description

Post Details

Job Title: Research Nurse (15 hours per week)

Grade/Band: NHS Band 6 - £38,852 pro rata

Location: Suffolk Primary Care – Cluster Practices

Accountable to: Paul Brown & Sarah Mclennan

Contract:  12 Month Contract

 

Key duties and responsibilities:

We would welcome applications from people who meet the person’s specification. As a research nurse you will help us improve the speed and quality of research and ultimately patient care. The role would involve assisting with study set up, training practices teams, education and monitoring of study patients and collection and documentation of accurate data.

The role requires frequent travel to SPC practices and occasionally further afield also may be required to visit research participants in their own homes.  We are particularly interested in applicants with previous experience in research recruitment; you will be required to collect bloody samples. (Training in phlebotomy is available)

Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

This post offers opportunities for a motivated enthusiastic individual who wishes to build on their existing experience and develop their career.

Clinical

  • Assess protocols and advise on safety, regulatory and logistical issues for the set-up and running of the study/trial to ensure the well-being and safety of patients, participants and staff.
  • Provide participants with specialist information regarding their participation, including risk factors.
  • Provide a high standard and continuity of care for participants during the research study, maintaining lines of communication with clinical staff.
  • Act as a resource to participants, their families and staff from within the clinical area, providing information and support; and to act as an effective referral to other support agencies where necessary.
  • Achieve and maintain defined ‘competencies’ for clinical research to ensure that capability, skill and knowledge are appropriate for the work undertaken.
  • Work within dedicated clinical research teams; ensure ethical and clinical safe practice.
  • Undertake, with appropriate training, interventional treatments directly to participants according to study/trial protocol and procedures and record the resulting information.
  • Take and process clinical samples (e.g. venepuncture/cannulation) for studies, co-ordinate tissue sample collection and dispatch to relevant department or trial centre as appropriate.  
  • Maintain clinical skills as appropriate e.g. phlebotomy, vital sign assessment, patient compliance and ECGs.
  • Undertake research-associated laboratory work safely, as required.
  • Work at all times as part of the extended multidisciplinary team and maintain excellent links with staff in primary care regarding the protocol care required for study/clinical trial participants.
  • Retrieve and retain medical records of participants for trial duration. 

Research

  • Conduct research according to standards and regulations laid down in ICH Good Clinical Practice and EU Directives, and to the most current guidance relating to Research Governance and Research Ethics.
  • Assist in the provision of background information about potential clinical trials to obtain approvals from Research Governance and Local Ethics Committees.
  • Co-ordinate and manage research within expected timelines.
  • Work within and contribute towards the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and local policies/procedures for clinical research.
  • Understand the requirements of the study protocol and adhere to them
  • Identify suitable participants eligible for the study/clinical trial, in conjunction with the site investigator; identify, screen and recruit research participants using detailed knowledge of the protocols for the designated site specific groups.
  • Prepare patient/participant documentation for treatment clinics with meticulous attention to detail and complete accurate records of patient care, maintaining source data and CRFs in a clearly trackable system, to ensure data validity.
  • Report Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and Suspected Unexpected Serious Adverse Reactions (SUSARs) immediately using the appropriate procedures,
  • Provide ongoing support, advice and information to patients/participants with regard to their participation in clinical research in order to facilitate an effective informed consent process.
  • Take informed consent where appropriate; maintain the continuous informed consent of participants to ensure that the procedures and treatments agreed within the trial protocol are fulfilled.
  • Co-ordinate own case load of participants within the allocated trials, e.g. organising trial-specific investigations, study treatments, appointments etc. as necessary.
  • Meet with trial sponsors as necessary, providing information requested on trial participants.
  • Participate in research protocol design, development and review: ensure that ethical issues are addressed and all personnel involved in the study/trial are made aware of any changes or protocol amendments.
  • Advise when necessary on high quality participant information sheets
  • Collect accurate local data and deliver to clinical trial centres in a timely manner adhering at all times to the terms of the Data Protection Act
  • Record own observations and those of other healthcare professionals, in the trial database, with accuracy.
  • Help to maintain the core entry database; participate in CRF completion, safety reporting, protocol compliance, monitoring and auditing of clinical trials.
  • Attend relevant local, regional and national meetings related to specific trials.
  • Assist with the resolution of data queries; contribute to financial processes of planning, running and closedown of studies.
  • Contribute to study closure and archival preparation
  • Contribute to nurse-led research
  • Take opportunities to publish and present findings of research undertaken.
  • Assist with the dissemination of research finding.

Communication 

  • Liaise closely with the Principal Investigator/Research Team and PCRB locality teams providing necessary research related information as required.
  • Liaise with members of the departments at the investigator site who are involved in the conduct of specific trial procedures, such as pharmacy.
  • Liaise with clinical trial centres and units as necessary and with relevant departments in order ensure smooth running of clinical trials for patients.  
  • Liaise with the clinical trial personnel from the research sponsors regarding ethical, organisational, managerial, monitoring and financial aspects of the trial.
  • Facilitate communication between the research sponsor and support departments involved in the research.
  • Communicate effectively with research participants on all aspects of clinical research. 

Education 

  • Develop and sustain own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness in clinical research and maintain a Personal Development Portfolio (PDP)
  • Act as a knowledge resource, helping to meet the educational needs of staff, regarding individual research projects and the research submission pathway.
  • Advise staff and researchers on data collection, data entry and safe date storage
  • Represent the clinical area by undertaking local presentations and teaching, including travel to investigator meetings where required.
  • Update, develop and maintain theoretical and clinical skills and knowledge of the relevant clinical speciality/disease process.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant current treatments and national clinical trials offered to patients both locally and nationally; and awareness of future developments and technologies in specialist treatments as necessary.

Management 

  • Manage and organise own workload within study/clinical trial requirements.
  • Supervise staff conducting trial-related activities that contribute to the overall co-ordination of the individual research projects.
  • Ensure that all proposed research projects carried out by the CRN: Eastern are registered and authorised by the Research Ethics Committee (REC) prior to commencement. In addition ensure that Research Management and Governance have given assurance that the study is able to go ahead.
  • Undertake the practical organisation and management of trial participants and the administration of information.
  • Ensure that updates and amendments are reported in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare for and facilitate audit by the Trust Research Department and/or Regulatory Authorities for GCP compliance. 

Professional

  • Accept personal accountability for own practice as a Registered Nurse and work at all times within the Nursing & Midwifery (NMC) Code of Conduct.
  • Identify own professional development needs through active participation in the Trust Appraisals & Development Review process (ADR)
  • Adhere at all times to Trust policies and procedures
  • Keep up-to-date with the changes in nursing in order to improve patient care.
  • Promote innovation in nursing by demonstrating research/evidence-based nursing practic

    Apply in writing with a current CV to:

     

    Sarah McLennan

    Leiston Surgery

    Main Street

    Leiston

    SUFFOLK

    IP16 4ES



SALARIED GP

Full time or Part time

Framfield House Surgery, Woodbridge Suffolk

www.framfieldhouse.com

Come and join our friendly, supportive, flexible, forward thinking practice looking to replace one of our salaried doctors who is relocating. We are a 4 Partner (3.5 FTE) and 4 salaried (2.5 FTE) practice with a list size of 12,500 working in modern premises.

We are a:

·       Dispensing practice

·       Use SystmOne Clinical system

·       High QOF achieving practice

·       Rated Good by CQC

·       Innovative practice working in collaboration with 6 other practices to improve patient care and deliver efficiency,

Woodbridge is a market town in Suffolk on the banks of the River Deben surrounded by beautiful countryside and coastline. It is a wonderful place to bring up a family with outstanding state and private schools, a safe environment and well-priced housing. It has good road links to London, Cambridge / The Midlands.

We aim to promote excellent healthcare while still holding onto the traditional values of General Practice within the current challenging environment.

We offer:

·       Regular Mentoring

·       Up to 8 sessions available

·       Competitive remuneration package including medical defence fees paid

·       6 weeks holiday plus 1 week study leave

·       Regular education meetings

·       Opportunity to develop teaching role as university tutor level initially but progressing to registrar training too.

·       Flexible start date August/September 2018

 

Please reply in writing to Mrs J Giles, Practice Manager, Julie.giles3@nhs.net or for an informal chat contact Mrs Giles on 01394 615500.


Nursing Team Lead Vacancy – part-time

Nursing Team Lead Vacancy – part-time

Framlingham Medical Practice is a forward thinking, friendly 5 Partner rural GP practice with a list size of over 9,000.  We operate from 2 dispensing sites in Framlingham & Earl Soham delivering high quality care to our patients. We are a high-achieving, well-organised, training practice and use SystmOne.

Due to retirement Framlingham Medical Practice is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Nurse who will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe and effective nursing care to the practice population, ideally with a background in primary care.  The post holder will provide leadership to the nursing team, demonstrating clinical and communication skills to a high standard, whilst working together with the whole practice team to improve service provision.  As lead nurse the post holder will lead and manage all the nursing resources, working closely with the GPs and Practice Manager to deliver the practice priorities.  Together the nursing team will deliver clinical evidence-based practice for the practice population, meeting the needs of the patients with particular attention to patients with long term conditions, and the provision of preventative healthcare etc.

This is a part-time vacancy for 6 sessions per week (29.5 hours) spread across 4 days. 

Main Duties:

·         Operational day to day running of Nursing Team and management of staff

·         Develop practice agreed protocols and guidelines to provide nursing treatment to patients

·         General treatment room work

·         Undertake chronic disease reviews, experience with Diabetes desirable

·         Wound care and Doppler assessment desirable

·         Cytology, phlebotomy and health promotion

·         Child immunisations

·         Travel health

Previous experience in all areas is desirable although additional training will be offered as needed.

Knowledge and Experience:

·         RGN qualification, current NMC registration and basic IT skills – Essential

·         Experience of working as a Practice Nurse

·         Knowledge of SystmOne would be an advantage but not essential - Desirable

Full details including an application form & job description can be found on our website www.framlinghamsurgery.co.uk  or please contact Practice Manager Sarah Lindsay on 01728 723 627 or email at iesccg.framlingham-medical-practice@nhs.net for further information about this exciting opportunity.


GP Partner - Church Farm Surgery

GP advert – April 2018

Church Farm Surgery is expanding its clinical team and looking to recruit a GP Partner.

About us –

-       a small coastal surgery in Aldeburgh with big ambitions

-       a growing list of 4000+

-       aligned to one nursing home and one residential home

-       teaching status (Registrars)

-       working collaboratively with nearby surgeries

-       fully computerised system (SystmOne)

-       friendly & supportive staff

-       no extended hours

-       daily GP medical cover at nearby Community Hospital

-       purpose-built premises, no equity buy-in.

About you –

-       motivated and enthusiastic

-       looking for manageable work-life balance

-       innovative and flexible

-       committed to quality clinical care

We can offer –

-       competitive £

-       part time or full time

-       ample personal development opportunities

-       flexible working arrangements

Please send your CV and covering letter to aldeburghsurgery@nhs.net for the attention of Rob Freeman, Practice Manager. To arrange an informal visit please call 01728 452027.

www.churchfarmsurgery.nhs.uk

 



Part-time Salaried GP

BARRACK LANE MEDICAL CENTRE, Ipswich, Suffolk - Part-time Salaried GP

Sessions per week from 4 – 6.

The Barrack Lane Medical Centre is looking for a Salaried GP to help meet the growing demand of their busy town centre practice.

We have a friendly and supportive clinical team of GPs, 5 WTE NPs with first class nursing, administrative and management support.

This post offers excellent opportunities for career development within a learning environment.

Barrack Lane is a Training Practice offering regular placements to GP Registrars and UEA Medical Students.

The Practice is a member of the Suffolk Federation and active participants in local commissioning.

The Practice has an innovative approach to IT with access to fully computerised records (SystmOne)

Call for more information or to arrange an informal visit

Telephone the Practice Manager: Penny Ashbee 01473 252827

Email: pennyashbee@nhs.net

Barrack Lane Medical Centre, 1 Barrack Lane, Ipswich IP1 3NQ


Full/Part Time Salaried GP

Chesterfield Drive, Ipswich

Would you like to join a thriving, supportive and innovative Practice? We are looking to appoint a motivated and committed GP to join our split site PMS Practice.  Applications are welcomed from newly qualified or experienced GPs alike.

We are an approved GP training practice delivering high quality services to 15000+ patients across two sites, Chesterfield Drive in the north-west and Landseer Road in the south east of Ipswich. The team comprises 3 Partners and 4 salaried GPs supported by a strong team of multi-skilled nurses, including a practice paramedic who undertakes the bulk of the home visits. The Practice was rated as ‘good’ by CQC following an inspection in January 2016.

We are planning to move into a new purpose built facility in north-west Ipswich in 2020 on a co-located basis with two other neighbouring practices. This represents a real opportunity to work in a more joined up way by developing and expanding our services on a collaborative basis.  If you are interested in being part of our future, we can offer you:

• Up to 8 sessions per week
• Competitive remuneration package
• Supportive structure with regular mentoring sessions
• Friendly working environment

Please send your cv to Gill Lewis, Practice Business Manager (E: gillian.lewis15@nhs.net) or apply on NHS Jobs (Ref: J180-A-17-164891).
 
For an information discussion about the post and/or to arrange a visit please contact Gill on 01473 741349.
www​.chesterfielddrivesurgery​.co​.uk


Partner/Salaried GP - Derby Road Practice

We are a friendly group practice with a strong multi-disciplinary team including 3 Nurse Practitioners and 2 clinical pharmacists as well as our Practice Nurses, HCAs and Care Navigation staff at reception. We have a good team of salaried GPs alongside regular locums who have elected to work in this way.  Overall leadership is provided by 3 partners and 2 practice managers.  Together we care for 17,000 patients over 2 sites.

We are in ever closer relations with another local practice of similar size with a view to eventual merger into a primary care organization of the size national policy describes. We appreciate that the role of the GP and General Practice is in rapid evolution. We are aiming to remain proactive through a vibrant multi-disciplinary team, with awareness of work-life balance and personal development needs.

We are looking for another doctor to join our team for up to 8 sessions per week but can be flexible in hours and type of employment – anything from salaried to partner can be considered.  

On the 11th November 2016 The Care Quality has rated our Practice as Good in all areas; you may read our full report on the CQC website:  http://www.cqc.org.uk/

We would love to hear from you; please apply to either:

Sue Vince, Practice Manager             Email: sue.vince@nhs.net
Laura Stannard, Practice Manger       Email: laura.stannard5@nhs.net

Or call 01473 602208 should you wish to discuss the position further


IXWORTH SURGERY seeking to expand our team of nurse practitioners

We are a friendly, rural GP practice and we are seeking to expand our team of nurse practitioners and specialist nurses. We have opportunities for both full and part time Nurse Practitioners working alongside our team of GPs. Nurse Practitioners have individual GP mentors and are fully supported by the practice team including pharmacists at our onsite pharmacy. We offer an attractive package and working environment.

To apply please submit your CV to Shirley Cook, Assistant Practice Manager in the first instance shirley.cook@nhs.net.


Salaried General Practitioner Required

Ixworth Surgery

Salaried General Practitioner Required

With the planned retirement of our Senior Partner Ixworth Surgery is seeking to appoint a salaried GP. The post would suit full or part time applicants and offers between 6 and 8 sessions per week commencing on 1st July 2018. A view to a partnership is available for the successful applicant.

Informal enquiries are welcome. Please contact Dr Tebbit on 01359 230252.


Partner/Salaried GP – up to 8 sessions

Derby Road Practice

52 Derby Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 3DN

www.derbyroadpractice.co.uk

PARTNER/SALARIED GP - UP TO 8 SESSIONS.  

We are a friendly group practice with a strong multi-disciplinary team including 3 Nurse Practitioners and 2 clinical pharmacists as well as our Practice Nurses, HCAs and Care Navigation staff at reception. We have a good team of salaried GPs alongside regular locums who have elected to work in this way.  Overall leadership is provided by 3 partners and 2 practice managers.  Together we care for 17,000 patients over 2 sites. 

We are in ever closer relations with another local practice of similar size with a view to eventual merger into a primary care organization of the size national policy describes. We appreciate that the role of the GP and General Practice is in rapid evolution. We are aiming to remain proactive through a vibrant multi-disciplinary team, with awareness of work-life balance and personal development needs.

We are looking for another doctor to join our team for up to 8 sessions per week but can be flexible in hours and type of employment – anything from salaried to partner can be considered.  

On the 11th November 2016 The Care Quality has rated our Practice as Good in all areas; you may read our full report on the CQC website:  http://www.cqc.org.uk/

We would love to hear from you; please apply to either:

Sue Vince, Practice Manager             Email: sue.vince@nhs.net         

Laura Stannard, Practice Manger       email:  laura.stannard5@nhs.net

Or call 01473 602208 should you wish to discuss the position further


Full time/part time nurse practitioner

Hawthorn Drive Surgery are looking to recruit a part time/full time nurse practitioner to join our friendly experienced clinical team of 3 GPs, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Practice Nurses and 2 HCAs. The job role will include seeing patients and filing and acting on blood results and correspondence from outside organisations on a daily basis.

Salary: competitive

Report to: GP Partners

Any quires please contact Julie Yaxley (practice manager) phone: 01473 556767 or email jyaxley@nhs.net


Clinical Practitoner

WORKING COLLABORATIVELY ACROSS 3 TOWN CENTRE PRACTICES BARRACK LANE MEDICAL CENTRE, ORCHARD MEDICAL PRACTICE & RAVENSWOOD MEDICAL PRACTICE.

We have an exciting new opportunity and are looking to appoint an energetic and experienced Clinical Practitioner to provide care in the patients’ own home or at the Practices. 

We are 3 forward thinking town centre practices who are working together to provide patient care to approximately 45,000 patients in and around Ipswich.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious team player, who has excellent communication skills.  The post would suit a Paramedic, ECP, community matron or advanced Nurse looking for an interesting career change.

The role will involve visiting patients in their home upon request as well as acute consultations in practice.   The Practices plan to develop the role with further training. 

The successful candidate will:

Ø  Work autonomously but within Practice guidelines

Ø  Driving Licence and access to a vehicle is essential

Ø  Knowledge of SystmOne computer system an advantage

We welcome applicants with the relevant clinical skills, qualifications and proven experience who feel that they can actively contribute to both high quality patient care and the on-going development of the role with the ability to integrate well with our current team members.

If you are interested in this new position please apply via the NHS jobs website:   www.jobs.nhs.uk  Job number J180-A-17-173115


Health Outreach NHS

Health Outreach - GP

Health Outreach NHS are looking to employ a GP(s) on a sessional basis (one or two 2 hour sessions per week) to provide general medical services, alongside the Marginalised and Vulnerable Adult Multi-Disciplinary Team, to the Suffolk Patients registered on the Special Allocations Scheme (formally known as the violent patients scheme). We would also like the GP to be able to support the broader work of the MVA team with particular reference to the medical needs of the Syrian Refugee Programme in Suffolk.

There are approximately 35 patients on the scheme and we support these with primary medical care until such time as they are able to return to mainstream Primary Care services. Our GP will support patients with telephone appointments, multi-disciplinary reviews and face to face appointments supported by 2 police officers and the MVA team.

The base for the service is 70-74 St Helens Street, Ipswich and all appointments are currently held here although we are looking to establish an appropriate venue in West Suffolk to ease the access issues for the Suffolk SAS Patients in this area.

For further information please contact Adrian Kirkby Adrian.kirkby@nhs.net mob:07769975701


 

Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Suffolk Primary Care

Location:  Howard House Surgery, Felixstowe

We are looking to recruit a friendly, efficient and conscientious Advanced Nurse Practitioner for 24 hours/week to join our forward thinking team.  The successful candidate will be confident working autonomously in assessing, diagnosing and treating patients within a general practice setting.

Embracing the growing need to collaborate, Howard House joined 10 other Suffolk GP practices in forming Suffolk Primary Care on 1 April 2017 and we are also working with other Felixstowe Practices delivering patient care in new and innovative ways.  We have a growing list of 7400 patients, purpose built premises and a strong local reputation.  In January 2016 we received a ‘Good’ rating from CQC in all 5 inspection areas.  We use SystmOne and consistently achieve a high QOF score.

The successful candidate will be welcomed into a strong nursing team, receive a competitive salary in line with experience and receive 6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity and/or visit us informally, please contact Vanda Clarke (Practice Manager) on 01394 282706.  If you wish to apply please request an application form which should then be submitted to Vanda Clarke at Howard House Surgery, 31 Orwell Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7DD.



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