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Here you can find GP and nurse vacancies in local GP member practices.  This page is regularly updated with new vacancies every week.

Stowhealth – Stowmarket – Salaried GP Position

Due to increasing list size we are looking for another Salaried GP to join our highly regarded and thriving practice in stunning mid-Suffolk, conveniently located close to the A14 for easy commuting from Bury St Edmunds (15 miles), Ipswich (16 miles) and elsewhere.

6-8 sessions although could be flexible. We can offer you:

·         The opportunity to work for an excellent and thriving practice (please do look up our Outstanding CQC report and our excellent reviews on NHS choices)

·         A competitive salary including defense union subscriptions

·         A manageable and flexible workload. Never finish late!

·         Very few home visits (mostly done by our experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

·         Opportunity for involvement in practice management decisions, with an invitation to join our monthly management meetings

·         Being part of Suffolk Primary Care – a new single partnership currently consisting of 11 practices

·         Opportunities for involvement in teaching, education, research, and health technology innovation

·         An excellent and efficient practice team, with low staff turnover

·         In house gym


A happy and achievable work-life balance

We operate a telephone triage system, which allows us to deliver excellent patient care, whilst enabling sustainability & flexibility. This is made possible by having a strong skill mix team.

Interested? Have a look at our website www.stowhealth.com

Informal visits encouraged so do come and meet with us.

For further information, Practice Profile and Job Application please contact Mrs Wendy Denny, Practice Manager, Stowhealth, Violet Hill House, Violet Hill Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1NL. Email wdenny@nhs.net Telephone 01449 776027.

Practice Nurse – Wickham Market Medical Centre

An opportunity has arisen for a Part Time practice nurse at the surgery, we are a rural , dispensing practice located within a lovely community, with easy parking.

We are a forward thinking practice with a strong focus on patient care who offer a supportive working environment. The successful applicant will be supported by a team consisting of 5 GP’s, 3 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Practice Nurse’s and 3 HCA’s.

The successful applicant will also play a lead role in chronic disease management; a nurse prescribing qualification would be preferable but not essential. Some previous Practice Nurse experience is desirable along with knowledge of SystmOne but training will be provided for the suitable candidate.

The role will also include some general treatment room duties for example, wound care, childhood and travel immunisations, and cytology and contraception checks. There will be the opportunity for further training. You will need to be flexible in providing some holiday/sickness cover.

The practice offers competitive rates of pay, insurance indemnity cover and a generous holiday allowance. This is a permanent post offering a minimum of 20 hrs per week to be worked over two sites.

For further information or to apply please provide a CV with a covering letter to Mrs Jane Wallace, Business Manager, Wickham Market Medical Centre, Chapel Lane, Wickham Market Suffolk IP13 0SB email jane.wallace3@nhs.net


Hadleigh Boxford Group Practice, Hadleigh, Suffolk


We are looking for an enthusiastic partner/salaried GP to join our well organised practice from early 2018.  We have a retiring partner and will consider experienced GPs, newly qualified GPs and full-time or part-time.

 We are:

·         A large, friendly and dedicated practice with a determination to provide high quality patient care with excellent team-work throughout the surgery.

·         A clinical team of 9 Partners, 1 Salaried GP, 2 Nurse Practitioners,  6 Practice Nurses and 3 Health Care Assistants

·         A PMS practice with 15,000 patients

·         A well established and effective administrative and management team

·         A high QOF and Enhanced Services achiever

·         A dispensing practice with Pharmacy

·         CQC rated ‘Good’

·         A training practice and undergraduate training of Cambridge Medical School

·         A SystmOne practice

·         Located within 60 minutes of London and 60 minutes of Cambridge, in an idyllic market town

You are:

·         Committed to delivering high quality patient care

·         Hard working and driven

·         Keen to maintain a healthy work life balance

·         Motivated and enthusiastic with ideas fit for the future

To apply, please send CV and covering letter to Mrs Tracey Squirrell, Practice Manager, Hadleigh Boxford Group Practice, Market Place, Hadleigh, Ipswich IP7 5DN or email:  tracey.squirrell@nhs.net


We warmly welcome informal visits! For further information and to arrange an informal chat or visit, please contact Tracey Squirrell, Practice Manager using the contact details above.

Ixworth Pharmacy/Dispensary in Bury St Edmunds

An opportunity has arisen to work at Ixworth Pharmacy/Dispensary in Bury St Edmunds.  Ixworth Pharmacy, based in Suffolk, is a modern and progressive business, based within a general practice. By working so closely within a multi-disciplinary team we are able to provide an enhanced and holistic level of care. We are a busy pharmacy, supported by a great team and optimised by our very own dispensing robot. Our forward way of thinking and the ability to work alongside other healthcare professionals daily allows us to provide an efficient and comprehensive pharmacy service to our patients

The role aims to maintain a high standard of customer service for our patients, using excellent communication and team building skills.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a motivated team member in the Practice with flexibility and enthusiasm to bring to this exciting opportunity.

The role is full time Monday - Friday (option for reduced hours/job share is available)

Essential Criteria;

- NVQ Level 2 or equivalent (e.g. Dispensary Assistants Course)

- Medicines Counter Assistant Qualification (If missing, we will support your training to complete this)

- Proven customer service skills

- Able to deal with confidential information and follow set processes

- Team player

- Strong communication skills

- Committed to self-development

- Attention to detail

- Strong numeracy and literacy skills

- On offer will be excellent on-going training and development

To apply for this position and if you have any queries please send your CV and covering letter to rita.okeke@nhs.net  

Full/Part Time Salaried GP - Chesterfield Drive Practice, 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, by no later than 9am Wednesday 25th October 2017 to:
Gill Lewis, Practice Business Manager or apply on NHS Jobs reference J180-A-17-164891
Email: gillian​.lewis15​@nhs​.net
For an information discussion about the post and/or to arrange a visit please contact Gill on 01473 741349.

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.


Practice Nurse

An opportunity has arisen for a Part time practice nurse, we would happily consider a term time only contract for the right person

We are looking for an experienced practice nurse who will have knowledge of chronic disease management, immunisations & treatment room duties.

Ideally will have experience using SystmOne.

Orchard Medical Practice offers:

  • Modern purpose built surgery
  • Free car parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical defence cover
  • Friendly supportive and experienced clinical and non-clinical team 

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

Health Care Assistant

Orchard medical practice are looking to recruit a part time HCA – We would happily consider a term time only contract for the right person
Ideally the applicant will have gained The Care Certificate for health & social care support workers
Experience in the following duties is essential – Phlebotomy, BP’s, ECG’s, wound care, advice on smoking, diet & health promotion.
Ideally would have experience using SystmOne.
Orchard Medical Practice offers: 
•       Modern purpose built surgery
•       Free car parking
•       Flexible working hours
•       Competitive salary
•       Medical defence cover
•       Friendly supportive and experienced clinical and non-clinical team  

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 


Salaried GP - Derby Road Practice, Ipswich

52 Derby Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 3DN


We have a thriving, friendly and innovative 5-partner PMS Practice and are looking for someone of equal enthusiasm to join us in providing ongoing excellent patient care as a salaried GP.  Contribution of ideas to further the development of the Practice in these changing times would be welcomed. Four of the current partners started as salaried doctors in the practice.

The Practice has a strong supportive team of multi-skilled nurses, and has special interests in mental health, diabetes, COPD, asthma, ENT and care of those with long-term neurological disorders.  We pride ourselves on our teamwork and all work very closely with the administrative staff that are part of our excellent team; this enables us to maintain a growing list size (currently 17,242) across 2 well organised sites and to consistently achieve very high QOF scores. Partners are active in commissioning and have lead roles for the development of the changing Primary Care model in our town. We have a structured educational timetable including talks from visiting consultants, peer reviews and significant events.

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

We would love to hear from you so please apply.

Tel: 01473 602208

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