Ward GP/Associate Specialist

£87,003 (GP) £54,764 - £90,147 (Associate Specialist pa pro rata)
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP or Associate Specialist

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking for a Salaried GP to join our Community Hospital Team at Zachary Merton Hospital.

Our community hospitals aim to provide comprehensive care to local people. This includes rehabilitation and complex medical management. The community hospitals are a critical part of the local system, accepting admissions from local acute Trusts as well as the community.

You would be working with the multidisciplinary team. The team includes our Advanced Nurse Practitioners and has weekly support from the Geriatricians to support cross system working.

You will be the medical leader in the team, providing expert primary and community care for patients who require inpatient care but are not unwell enough to need admission to an acute hospital.

This unique post will allow you to combine your primary care knowledge with your passion and experience for more complex medical condition management with a chance to lead the care of our community hospital patients and develop and improve community medical services.

For this role you will have a proven clinical background with an interest in quality, improvement and service innovation. There is regular support in this role from Consultant Geriatricians and the SCFT Clinical Lead as well as study leave time and opportunities to attend medical education meetings. Candidates will also have opportunities to develop medical and clinical leadership skills on trust wide and health system wide projects.

Flexible working patterns including full, part time and job share will be considered.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Job Description
  • Salaried GP persons specification
  • Community Hospitals Medical Cover SOP
  • Staff Benefits Brochure

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