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About the job
General Practitioner working in the Out of Hours Service
Salary: £91,953 – £115,565 pro rata per annum
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week for full-time comprising 32.5hrs Clinical commitment per week and remaining five hours for CPD/admin to be explained in interview
We are looking to recruit dynamic, motivated General Practitioners to join a progressive team and contribute to the on-going development of Out of Hours Services within Hywel Dda University Health Board.
A sub-specialty interest in Urgent Primary Care/Urgent and Emergent Care would be acceptable, but all sub-specialty interests will be considered as part of a Job-sharing role if desired
The successful candidates will be expected to be employed within the organisation on one of our four main sites where we have posts which will be based at:-
Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth,
Withybush General Hospital, Pembrokeshire,
Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen, and
Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli.
Cross-border working and providing cover at our South Ceredigion base in Llandysul may be required within shift times. The successful candidates will join a team of General Practitioners working within an evolving Multi-Disciplinary Team of GPs, APPs, ANPs and in future, PAs as well with responsibility mainly for providing Urgent Primary Care services within the OOH’s period within the organisation.
We welcome and encourage pre-interview contact and visits.
Main duties of the job
Responsibility integral to the post are:
- To ensure the provision and delivery of a first-class clinical Out of Hours Service
- To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
- To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
- To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board’s procedures and operating policies
- To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Health Board’s service plans
- To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty or the Health Board
- Clinical expertise in General Medical Services/Urgent Primary Care
- Experience and knowledge of running a sub specialty service
- Leadership and team building skills as well as working as part of a multidisciplinary team
- Supporting and training multidisciplinary teams regardless of the MDT member’s training status or clinical knowledge
- Delivering care in the community alongside primary health care and social care teams
- Addressing the Intermediate Care Agenda
- Supporting the Health Board engagement with the National 6 Goals Programme
- Participating actively in CPD including Audit (participating in a Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) is a requirement of Revalidation
Working for our organisation
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
- Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
- Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
- 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
- Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
- Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.
Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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