Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for fellowship at West Road MedicalCentre. This fellowship is open to any GP within their first 12 months aftergaining their CCT. The GP Fellow willbenefit from the experience of other GP Fellows who worked with us oninteresting projects (working with homeless patients, mental health and women’shealth) and who are now embedded in our supportive team.

The successful applicant will have one session per week paid protectedtime (pro rata) for the fellowship. Weare keen to co-design this based on interest area and population need. Examples of areas of focus might be bettermeeting the needs of young people within general practice, working with frailhousebound elderly and/ or care home patients; diabetes management possibly to focus on the differing needs within our population taking intoaccount wider determinants; making care more in tune, integrated and accessiblefor patients where ethnicity and other cultural traditions might be healthdeterminants, specifically Pakistani Bengali and Muslim traditions. These suggestions are illustrative, we wouldwelcome other ideas.

There is opportunity to contribute and lead on areas of service designand clinical pathways. We will link the Fellow with peer group support andmentoring programmes and offer a GP mentor for professional development.

Main duties of the job

We have built a supportive structure around the GPs in the team thatincludes Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Social Prescribers, Pharmacy Technician,Health and Wellbeing Coach, Practice Nurses, Health Care Apprentices, CareCoordinators and administrators. We haveexcellent links with the voluntary sector and we have link workers for childrenand young people’s mental health, patients with learning disabilities, adultmental health and those with long term conditions. The practice boundaryincludes areas with high levels of health inequalities and health need andprovides opportunity for primary care to have a high impact which makes a veryrewarding environment for our team and GPs.

To apply to be our next GP Fellow please send a covering letter and CV towest.road@nhs.net stating why you want to join us and whatyou would like to get from your fellowship. Please tell us what your interestarea would be and what suggestions you have for your fellowship project. Salaryper session for this post is negotiable. 6 7 sessions available.

Please note this is a permanent post with the fellowship fundingcontinuing up to 24 months, at which point we would look to continue professionalsupport and development. We wouldconsider applications from GPs who qualify in February 23.

Applications must be submitted by 8th December 2022.

About us

We are supportive employers who want to see staff develop interest areas and grow their careers whilst promoting work life balance. If you would like to know more please arrange to speak to one of us by emailing west.road@nhs.net for the attention of the practice manager. You can also visit our website www.westroadmedicalcentre.co.uk. The practice is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can succeed on merit. We offer a supportive environment, an ethos of staff engagement, and inclusive policies.

Date posted

07 November 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A0561-22-0504

Job locations

170 West Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE4 9QB

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see previous sections for a description of the role. We model the BMA salaried contract for our salaried GPs.

Please note we would accept an application from a more experienced GP who did not qualify for the fellowship, but we would have to reduce the sessions to take out the fellowship session.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see previous sections for a description of the role. We model the BMA salaried contract for our salaried GPs.

Please note we would accept an application from a more experienced GP who did not qualify for the fellowship, but we would have to reduce the sessions to take out the fellowship session.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • We are looking for a qualified general practitioner. We would accept applications from GPs who complete training in February 23.
  • Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

  • We are looking for a qualified general practitioner. We would accept applications from GPs who complete training in February 23.
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    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

    From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

    UK Registration

    Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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