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Vacancies within CWS

Equality and Diversity Manager

Equality and Diversity Manager

The Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance and Coastal West Sussex CCG are seeking a dynamic individual who is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) to fill the new role of Equality and Diversity Manager.

The postholder will have experience of working on EDI projects in the public sector at an operational level, and of supporting staff at all levels to understand EDI principles and practice. An in depth knowledge of national policy related to EDI is required, as is in extensive knowledge and appreciation of equality and diversity issues related to health inequalities, health service commissioning and patient and public participation work. The postholder will also have knowledge of equality and diversity requirements and issues related to the public sector workforce.

The successful candidate will be ready to work across a wide geographical area and diverse population. A flexible approach is essential for this role, as is experience of working autonomously and being able to manage multiple priorities.

For more information on the role, please contact:

  • Jane Lodge, Head of Engagement, Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance (07771 871 536 / jane.lodge1@nhs.net)
  • Laura Robertson, Head of Communications and Engagement at Coastal West Sussex CCG (01903 707447 / laura.robertson5@nhs.net).

Closing date: 07/10/2018

For more infomration about the Equality and Diversity Manager role, or to apply, please see the NHS Jobs website.

Commissioning Support Senior Administrator

Commissioning Support Senior Administrator

We have a vacancy for a Band 4 Commissioning Support Senior Administrator.

You will be working in a supported and fast moving patient focused environment, and be required to source appropriate nursing home placements and packages of care for eligible service users and thereafter financial reconciliation.

You will bring your experience and professional approach to the team and have the ability to remain calm under pressure. An understanding of financial transactional processing would be beneficial.

The post holder will be a leading member of the business administration team covering complex administrative and financial tasks relating to Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care.

The successful applicant will also support the CHC Business Analyst, supervising the work of team members, and supporting the team with management of projects, information gathering and investigations as and when necessary for the Head of Continuing Healthcare, Business Support Manager and other CHC team leaders.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th September.

For more information about the Commissioning Support Senior Administrator role, or to apply, please see the NHS Jobs website.

Safety Lead Project Manager

Safety Lead Project Manager

The post holder will work as part of a dynamic work stream leading and developing the Safety work stream which forms an essential part of the Sussex and East Surrey LMS Transformation Plan.

Reporting to the Senior Commissioning Programme Lead and LMS Clinical Leads, this role will work collaboratively and in partnership with clinicians, commissioning colleagues and other stakeholders involved in Safety across Sussex and East Surrey LMS.

The role will ensure that there is strong leadership around safety for maternity systems at all levels and will ensure that that this work stream identifies and shares best practice, and learn from investigations.

This is an exciting opportunity to influence the future of maternity services in line with the recommendations of Better Births.

  • Fixed term: 31/03/2019
  • Closing date: 26 September 2018

For more information or to apply for the Safety Lead Project Manager role, please see the listing on NHS Jobs.

Workforce Project Manager for the Local Maternity System (LMS) team

Workforce Project Manager

This post will be part of a team driving transformation and delivering 2016 ‘Better Births” Improving Outcomes of maternity services in England; 5 year forward view for maternity services.

For more information or to apply for the Workforce Project Manager role, please see the listing on NHS Jobs.

Voluntary roles within CWS

NHS 111 Public Member

NHS 111 Public Member

We are recruiting for an NHS 111 Public Member to represent the voice of the public for the new NHS 111 service, which will be going out to re-procurement shortly.

The successful candidate would need to be a member of a local Sussex Patient Participation Group (PPG) and be able to chair the NHS 111 Public Members Network. We would also like the NHS 111 Public Member to be part of the NHS 111 Programme Board to ensure the voice of the public is represented and heard in that forum.

Please review the NHS 111 Public Member role description for further information on this position and details of how to apply.

As this role covers the whole of Sussex, we would be happy to consider applications from more than one person to split the responsibilities into regions. The successful candidates would be expected to work closely together with one person being appointed as the main representative for the network.

  • Closing date for applications: 30 September 2018

Vacancies with our practices and partners

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - The Croft Practice

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - The Croft Practice

We are friendly Practice, in a semi-rural location, seeking an ANP to join our caring team and supportive GP partners.

In addition to the GPs, we have practice nurses and a paramedic practitioner who help with the work load.

We operate EMIS Web clinical system, with Lexacom and Docman, to assist with administrative tasks related to patient care.

Ideally this would be a full time position, but a part time post or job share would be considered.

For further information, or if you would like to meet us, please contact Judith Walker, Practice Manager on 01243 544367 or judith.walker@nhs.net

Salaried GP - The Croft Practice

Salaried GP - The Croft Practice

Full time or part-time (possible job share)

We are friendly Practice, in a semi-rural location, seeking a Salaried GP to join our caring team and supportive GP partners.

We have practice nurses and a paramedic practitioner who help with the work load, therefore very limited home visits, which allows for more time for paper work between surgeries.

We welcome skill sets of minor surgery, joint injections and LARC, although all applicants will be considered.

We operate EMIS Web clinical system, with Lexacom and Docman, to assist with administrative tasks related to patient care.

You do not have to do extended hours, but if one of the partners is on leave you can be given the option to work for extra re-imbursement on a Saturday morning.

For further information, or if you would like to meet us, please contact Judith Walker, Practice Manager on 01243 544367 or judith.walker@nhs.net

Practice Nurse for GP Improved Access Hubs - Innovations in Primary Care

Practice Nurse at GP Improved Access Hubs (previously known as MIAMI CLINICS) - Innovations in Primary Care

Numerous vacancies across West Sussex  

Various clinics - Weekdays 16:00-20:00 weekends 09:00-13:00, 10:00-14:00

Salary:

  • Tier 1 (smears, dressings) week day £18 per hour, weekends £20 per hour
  • Tier 2 (Tier 1 + family planning) week day  £20 per hour, weekends £22 per hour
  • Tier 3 (CDM) week day £22 per hour, weekends £24 per hour

Benefits:

  • 33 pro rata annual leave days per annum (inclusive bank holidays)
  • Medical Indemnity cover
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Five study days (pro rata)
  • NHS Pension
  • Permanent contract

Innovations in Primary Care (IPC), a federation of the GP practices within the Coastal West Sussex Locality, is looking for caring and efficient practice nurses to work at their GP Improved Access Hubs (Formerly known as MIAMI) alongside GPs.

The clinics provide urgent appointments for patients who have a new onset problem of less than four weeks duration. Clinicians at the improved access clinics have full access to the patient's shared GP health record and so can provide a seamless service for patients making consultations faster, safer and more effective.

Originally established in Adur and Worthing as the MIAMI service, the service has gone from strength to strength and we are now expanding provision to the rest of Coastal West Sussex. We are looking for a number of clinicians to join our team at this exciting time.

The successful candidates will have a choice of shifts across the week and from a number of locations:

  • Monday-Friday, 16:00- 20:00 (Chanctonbury only) and Saturday and Sunday clinics morning (across CWS) available;
  • Shifts are available at a number of different locations including Chichester, Midhurst, Pulbrough, Bognor Regis, Yapton, Angmering, Littlehampton, Steyning, Storrington, Billingshurst and Henfield.

Applicants are asked to specify the days, shift length and locations they can work upon application.

IPC is an innovative and ethical, not for profit, federation of local GP surgeries. We provide high quality, integrated, patient-focused NHS services. We achieve this by harnessing the collective knowledge, skills, experience and energy of our patients and clinicians. We believe in the importance and effectiveness of providing excellent primary care where patients need it. If you would like to apply to join us, we’d love to hear from you.

If you are interested in working for IPC, alongside your current practice responsibilities, please email alice.townsend1@nhs.net to request a job description and application form.

Nurse Practitioners/Paramedic Practitioners - IPC

Nurse practitioners/paramedic practitioners - Innovations in Primary Care (IPC) improved access hubs (formerly known as MIAMI)
  • Hours: (weekdays 12:30- 20:00, 14:30-20:00, 16:30-20:00, 18:30-20:00) and weekends (09:00-13:00, 10:00-14:00). Please request as part of your application.
  • Location: We are recruiting in a number of different areas, please request preferred areas as part of your application.
  • Salary: £25 ph (non prescriber), £28ph (prescriber), plus benefits.
  • Contract type: permanent, NHS funded.

At Innovations in Primary Care (IPC) we are looking for caring and efficient Nurse Practitioners and Paramedic Practitioners to work in our improved access hubs across Coastal West Sussex.

The clinics provide urgent appointments for patients who have a new onset problem of less than four weeks' duration. Clinicians at the improved access clinics have full access to the patient's shared GP health record and so can provide a seamless service for patients making consultations faster, safer and more effective.

Originally established in Adur and Worthing as the MIAMI service, the service has gone from strength to strength and we are now expanding provision to the rest of Coastal West Sussex. We are looking for a number of clinicians to join our team at this exciting time.

IPC is an innovative and ethical, not for profit, federation of local GP surgeries. We provide high quality, integrated, patient-focused NHS services. We achieve this by harnessing the collective knowledge, skills, experience and energy of our patients and clinicians. We believe in the importance and effectiveness of providing excellent primary care where patients need it.

If you would like to apply to join us, we’d love to hear from you.

Please email alice.townsend1@nhs.net to request a job description and application form.

Business/Practice Manager - Pulborough Medical Group

Business/Practice Manager - Pulborough Medical Group

 

Full time

We are a CQC outstanding rated GMS Practice in Pulborough West Sussex with 13,000 patients & using SystmOne

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Business/Practice Manager with good leadership skills to join this established and respected GP Practice. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the practice but also be involved in the development and delivery of new services. 

They will be supported by an excellent administrative staff and a well-respected committed clinical team and they will have the vision, willingness and drive to lead an innovative and forward-thinking GP practice to meet NHS targets and changes within a profitable and efficient working environment. 

You should have excellent communication skills at all levels, financial & book keeping knowledge, HR knowledge and IT skills. The ability to manage change and staff is essential.  

  • Two years practice management experience is an essential requirement for this position
  • Knowledge of CQC regulations and practice premises management.  We were inspected by the CQC in January 2017 and were awarded “Outstanding”
  • Experience with QOF/ Enhanced Services.
  • Be able to adapt and manage change
  • Able to work well with other outside agencies
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with strong financial acumen.

Salary for the right candidate is negotiable subject to experience but in the region of £50,000 - £55,000. 

If you have the leadership qualities and skills essential for this post, and are interested then please contact Alan Bolt, Managing Partner, Pulborough Medical Group on 01798 877915 (or email liz.bartholomew@nhs.net ) enclosing a copy of your CV with a covering letter. 

Closing date will be mid October 2018.  We would welcome a visit if you would like to come and chat about the post and meet the team. 

Further information about the practice is available on the Pulborough Medical Practice website.

Closing Date: Mid October 2018

MIAMI Clinic Administrator - Innovations in Primary Care (IPC)

MIAMI Clinic Administrator - Innovations in Primary Care (IPC)
  • Hours per week: to be requested as part of application
  • Location(s): we are recruiting at various locations across West Sussex, including Chichester, Regis, Littlehampton, Angmering, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Midhurst, Steyning, Storrington, Henfield
  • Salary: £10ph weekday, £12ph weekends, plus benefits
  • Contract type: permanent, NHS funded

At Innovations in Primary Care we are looking for flexible, efficient and organised clinic administrators to work in our extended hours hubs across Coastal West Sussex.

The clinics are Minor Injury Assessment and Minor Illness clinics (colloquially known as MIAMI) and provide urgent appointments for patients who have a new onset problem of less than four weeks duration, as well as some pre-bookable nurse appointments.

Clinicians at MIAMI clinics have full access to the patient's shared GP health record and so can provide a seamless service for patients making consultations faster, safer and more effective.

Originally established in Adur and Worthing, the MIAMI service has gone from strength to strength and we are now expanding provision to the rest of Coastal West Sussex. We are looking for a number of administrators to join our team at this exciting time.

With a variety of start times, all finishing at 8pm each weekday, some weekend morning work and various locations to choose from throughout Coastal West Sussex, there’s something to suit everyone.

IPC is an innovative and ethical, not for profit, federation of local GP surgeries. We provide high quality, integrated, patient-focused NHS services. We achieve this by harnessing the collective knowledge, skills, experience and energy of our patients and clinicians. We believe in the importance and effectiveness of providing excellent primary care where patients need it. If you would like to apply to join us, we’d love to hear from you.

Please email danielle.plowman@nhs.net to request a job description and application form.

Receptionist, Westcourt Medical Centre

Receptionist, Westcourt Medical Centre

Our busy, but friendly, GP surgery requires a Receptionist to fill a full-time post.

The successful candidate must work well under pressure and have excellent customer service skills. They will have a mature and caring attitude, with the ability to multi-task and work as an integral part of a well-established team. Excellent communication skills and telephone manner are essential, coupled with fast and accurate computer/keyboard skills and a sense of humour. Flexibility to swap shifts and undertake occasional overtime is a necessity. Previous experience in a GP surgery is desirable but not essential as long as the candidate can demonstrate suitability for the role in their covering letter & CV.

The hours on offer are:

  • Monday – 1pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday – 9.30am to 6pm
  • Wednesday – 8am to 5pm
  • Thursday – 8am to 5pm
  • Alternate Fridays – 8am to 4.30pm / 10.30am to 7pm

Please note that these hours are not negotiable.

Please apply to the Practice Manager by sending a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role, and your current CV, either by post to Westcourt Medical Centre, 12 The Street, Rustington, BN16 3NX or by e-mail to w.admin@nhs.net.

  • Applications without covering letters will not be considered.
  • Salary dependent upon experience.
  • Strictly no agencies.
  • Closing date: Friday 24 August 2018

If you have not received a response within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Salaried GP or partner - Ball Tree Surgery

Salaried GP or partner - Ball Tree Surgery

We are a cohesive supportive fun team who value quality care and a work-life balance. This could be your dream job…

  • Salaried or partner
  • Full or part time
  • Protected time for paperwork
  • Protected time for weekly clinical meetings
  • Forward thinking, established training practice with strong education focus
  • Special interests and involvement in shaping the practice encouraged
  • In-house pharmacists and ANPs
  • Opportunities for training and research
  • Strong links with the community teams and other local practices.
  • EMIS Web, 14,500 patients
  • Newly qualified candidates welcome

Located between Brighton, Worthing, the Sea and the South Downs, we’re in the perfect playground for all ages.

For further information please contact: Gerard Cronin, Ball Tree Surgery, Sompting: practice-manager.balltree@nhs.net or call 01903 752200