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Lead GP - Primary Care Services Full Time

at St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals in London (Published at 09-12-2018)

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Lead GP Primary Care Services


NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant




Full Time. 37.5 Hours - 9 Sessions per week.

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Marshalls Cross Medical Centre, 2nd Floor St Helens Hospital


St Helens




19/12/2018 23:59

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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)

  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)

  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)

  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014

  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)

  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)

  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • As a place to work

  • A place to receive treatment

  • Staff satisfaction in the care they deliver

  • Staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Lead General Practitioner
Marshalls Cross Medical Centre, St Helens Hospital
Primary Care Services
Permanent Contract
Full Time
Competitive Salary

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the second year running! We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

One simple choice One big impact

As an experienced General Practitioner with an impressive track record, we think you should consider the Lead GP post at Marshalls Cross Medical Centre. There are plenty of good reasons to choose us. We are a highly performing Trust, where clinicians actively shape services.

Here, you will work in purpose built, state of the art facilities, You will receive a competitive salary, with a wide range of benefits including access to the NHS Pension scheme, a generous A/L package and full Indemnity Insurance on top of your salary. You will help us build on our excellent reputation and you will be instrumental in leading and enhancing our capacity to deliver world-class services, whilst making a significant impact on patient care - You will be glad you chose to join our team.

Marshalls Cross Medical Centre is located within St Helens Hospital and looks after 5000+ patients, many of whom are elderly with complex health requirements.

Our vision is to deliver the highest quality healthcare to patients, by a highly skilled and motivated constantly improving team. You will have access to a wide range of training and development opportunities and the full support of the wider St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Salaried Lead GP who will provide personalised medical services, who can manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, whilst inspiring the practice to deliver the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients. Working on a full time basis, this post will be of interest to any experienced GPs who are looking to take their career to the next level, working in a forward thinking organisation where innovation is actively supported.

In addition to a competitive starting salary and NHS pension scheme we offer 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays, pro rata).

Some of the benefits of working at Marshalls Cross Medical Centre include:

One protected CPD session per week

  • Two protected sessions per week for leadership and management responsibilities

  • Support from a wider clinical workforce combined with a dedicated Practice Management and admin team

  • Direct access to a range of support services including, Finance, HR, Clinical Audit, Pharmacy and Learning and Development

  • Active career progression and skills development throughout employment with the Practice

  • A total commitment to your continued professional development

  • Unique opportunity to be part of an Award Winning Acute Hospital Training Trust

  • Full indemnity insurance on top of your salary

This is a unique opportunity for the right individual - We offer a vision for General Practice where Primary and Secondary Care work hand in hand to provide a seamless pathway to treatment for all our patients.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult?s and children?s disclosure).

Date Advertised: 05.12.2018
Date Advert Closes: 19.12.2018
Date Shortlisting to commence: 20.12.2018
Date of Interviews: TBC

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to undertake this commitment.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to personal characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ?Disability Confident Employer? we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

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Application forms are available in paper format, if you are having difficulties in accessing the electronic application form. Please email recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk to request one.

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