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Executive Medical Director

Executive Medical Director

NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking an ambitious and professional Executive Medical Director.

As a member of the CCG Governing Body the Executive Medical Director will work closely with the Governing Body, Managing Director, Accountable Officer, Senior Management Team and Clinical Chair to deliver the CCG’s strategy and business plan and determine the acquisition and deployment of resources to achieve these objectives.

We are an ambitious organisation with big plans for the health of local people. We are looking for equally ambitious people to join us at a time of significant system change and believe clinical leadership is key in shaping the future of health care services in Coastal West Sussex.

This role is an internal leadership role, focussed on supporting and line managing Clinical Leads working within the CCG so they can focus us to achieve a number of goals including being responsive to localised service user’s needs, being better able to respond to changes in the wider health sector and working closer with our partners to achieve the best quality services for our communities.

You will be required to work four to six sessions per week which must include Tuesday and Wednesday to coincide with Governing Body and Clinical Lead days.

NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) comprises 47 member GP practices situated in six localities across the south and west of West Sussex serving a registered population of 482,100. The CCG is one of the largest in the country and manages a budget of more than £790m per annum.

The CCG has one of the oldest populations in the country with one in four people aged over 65. Our population is set to grow by more than 8% by 2024 with 65 to 84 year olds growing by over 17% and those over 85 by more than 36%.

We are able to offer excellent benefits for our team members including generous leave arrangements, free car parking, childcare vouchers, an excellent pension scheme, opportunities for further training and development and a commitment to our own staff health and wellbeing.

If you are looking for a job that really does make a difference for people, want to help improve health services in this area and want to work with inspirational and professional people, then you should consider applying for this job.

If you wish to have an informal and confidential discussion about this role please contact Dominic Wright, Managing Director via Stephanie Dormer (tel: 01903 708488).

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and covering letter to CWSCCG.ChiefOfficer@nhs.net.

Vacancies with our practices and partners

Practice Nurse - Ball Tree Surgery

Practice Nurse - Ball Tree Surgery 
  • GP Practice Nurse
  • Approximately 20 hours per week
  • Salary negotiable according to skills and experience

We would welcome application from a practice nurse to join our established and friendly multi-disciplinary team including GPs, GP registrars, a clinical pharmacist, advanced nurse practitioners, eight practice nurses and 3 HCA’s working across the two locations for Ball Tree Surgery in Lancing.

We are seeking to appoint someone with a caring nature and professional manner to provide a high standard of nursing care for our 14,500 patients.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a practice nurse with good communication skills, and a commitment to working as part of a strong and effective nursing team.

The practice is an accredited training practice for student nurses, GPs, and medical students and offers opportunities to progress and develop, in both clinical and non-clinical capacities.  This is a varied and challenging role where clinical supervision and opportunities for training and development are provided by a supportive team.

Ideally, the successful applicant will be qualified to undertake chronic disease management (diabetes, and/or COPD and asthma), travel health, women’s health and general treatment room tasks.  There will be flexibility for the right candidate.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Applicants must be a fully qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) and have a valid NMC number
  • Practice nurse experience
  • The flexibility to be able to cover for annual leave or other team absences at times if required

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience in chronic disease management or an interest in training to achieve competence in these fields
  • Experience in Women’s Health, Contraception and Sexual Health
  • Experience in Minor Illness Clinics
  • Experience in Childhood Immunisations and Travel Health
  • Mentorship

Apply with a covering letter and CV:

  • Online: Via Indeed   
  • By email: d.batchelor@nhs.net
  • By post: Debby Batchelor, Practice Nurse Manager, Ball Tree Surgery, Western Road North, Sompting, Lancing, West    Sussex, BN15 9UX

For further information about us please visit the Ball Tree Surgery website. For an informal conversation or to arrange a visit to look around please telephone 01903 752 200 and ask to leave a message for Debby Batchelor, Practice Nurse Manager or Maria Howells, Joint Practice Manager

Closing date: 12 August 2018

Salaried GP/prospective partnership - West Meads Surgery

Salaried GP/prospective partnership - West Meads Surgery

6-8 sessions a week

Come and join us in sunny Bognor Regis!

We are looking for an enthusiastic new team member with excellent interpersonal skills, who shares our values, providing compassionate and high quality medical care to our patient population.

  • List size 7500
  • two partners, three salaried GPs
  • Majority of visits by two paramedic practitioners
  • High QOF achievers
  • SystmOne
  • Competitive salary, MDO paid, six weeks annual leave, one week study leave

Practice rewarding and interesting medicine in a friendly surgery with good systems in place to ensure equitable workloads and leading on local projects with frailty and care homes.

  • Regular clinical meetings and daily team coffee ensure good team support and feedback for appraisal.
  • Special interests encouraged.
  • In house social prescriber, carers team, Dementia support.
  • We have a flexible approach and encourage a good work/life balance.

We would be happy to speak to anyone interested in this post: Dr Lynne Kirkwood (senior partner) lynne.kirkwood@nhs.net or Jo Reiss (practice manager) joannareiss@nhs.net

West Meads Surgery, 2-8 The Precinct, West Meads, Bognor Regis PO21 5SB telephone: 01243 837980

Prescribing Assistant - Worthing Medical Group

Prescribing Assistant - Worthing Medical Group

Worthing Medical Group, a busy town centre GP practice requires a Prescribing Assistant to provide cover Monday to Friday between 8am and 6.00pm, working a minimum of 31.5 hours per week.

The initial salary is £7.83 per hour with access to the NHS Pension Scheme.

The applicant will work solely at the Shelley Road practice site.

Worthing Medical Group is an equal opportunities employer, and will not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

An application form and job description are available.

  • Completed applications should be submitted via email to laura.hinton@nhs.net
  • Closing date: 2 August  2018

Salaried GP – The Park Surgery

Salaried GP - The Park Surgery 

Salaried GP (with view to Partnership if wanted) for up to 8 sessions – The Park Surgery Littlehampton

We have a vacancy for a GP at The Park Surgery in Littlehampton, a seaside town with a mixed population.

We’ve cracked it!  General practice can be fun! We have successfully split our workload into “on the day demand” which our fantastic advanced nurse practitioners/paramedic triage team manage, and the complex patients which the GPs manage.

Our triage team also manage the majority of our home visits, leaving the GPs to manage the things that they are best qualified to do. We operate personal lists, which ensures maximum continuity, job satisfaction, and eliminates any quibbles over workload discrepancies.

In our partnership are doctors, nurses and managers looking after 10,000 plus patients.  Although our current trainer has just retired from training, we plan to become a training practice again; our partners have long associations with high level CCG work, and the LMC; we are well connected.  Arun locality has 6 practices who are all working well together, with collaborative working already taking place, and more planned.

We are high earners.

If you would like to join our progressive team, we would be happy to hear from anyone who is seeking up to 8 sessions.

For more information, please visit The Park Surgery website or telephone 01903 734999. Informal visits are welcome.

Please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to:

Sally Walker Practice Manager: sally.walker4@nhs.net or Dr Tim Atkinson: tim.atkinson@nhs.net  

Programme Manager - Health Protection and Screening

Programme Manager, Health Protection and Screening - West Sussex County Council

The Public Health Team are seeking to recruit a Programme Manager for Health Protection and Screening to support the delivery of its assurance role. West Sussex County Council receives information about the commissioned services to protect the public’s health; these services encompass a number of commissioners and providers. 

On behalf of the Director of Public Health, the post will scrutinise this information and highlight any challenges in the commissioned arrangements for health protection and screening. This role also covers arrangements for the NHS to respond to community incidents, including infectious disease control and environmental hazards; and the commissioning and co-ordination of the Infection Control Champions Programme for care homes and domiciliary care providers.

Further details about the Programme Manager vacancy are available on the NHS Jobs website.

Closing date: 07 July 2018
Interview date: 18 July 2018

Paramedic Practitioner - Westcourt Medical Centre

Paramedic Practitioner - Westcourt Medical Centre

Permanent, full or part time

Our dynamic, friendly GP practice is looking to recruit a Paramedic Practitioner to join our clinical team. The successful candidate will assist the GPs with same-day care for our 12,500 patients, working alongside our existing Paramedic Practitioner.

The appointed candidate will:

  • be clinically competent in all aspects of primary care;
  • be a qualified Paramedic Practitioner;
  • be able to provide both adult and paediatric services;
  • have a valid HCPC registration;
  • liaise closely with GPs and other clinicians;
  • have superb written and verbal communication skills.

The practice is looking to set up an innovative on-the-day urgent care service in collaboration with other local GP practices in the next few months. This post would be integrated into this service and would entail working as part of a multi-professional urgent care team. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of a new way of working to provide urgent care services in primary care.

We offer competitive rates of pay, NHS pension scheme, a superb working environment and a setting where career development and progression is encouraged and supported.

The appointed candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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 (details on the Westcourt Medical Centre website) or by e-mail to w.admin@nhs.net. Applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Salary dependent upon experience.

Closing date: Friday 27 July 2018

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

** Strictly no Agencies **

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Westcourt Medical Centre

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Westcourt Medical Centre

Permanent full time or part time

Our dynamic, friendly GP practice is looking to recruit an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our clinical team. The successful candidate will assist the GPs with same-day care for our 12,500 patients.

The appointed candidate will:

  • be a qualified General Nurse with valid PIN number;
  • be an Independent Nurse Prescriber;
  • have evidence of continuous professional development;
  • have postgraduate ANP qualification or equivalent;
  • have proven post registration experience of working in either; A&E, primary care or minor injuries/illness units;
  • liaise closely with GPs and other clinicians;
  • be able to treat children above 2 years old.

The practice is looking to set up an innovative on-the-day urgent care service in collaboration with other local GP practices in the next few months. This post would be integrated into this service and would entail working as part of a multi-professional urgent care team. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of a new way of working to provide urgent care services in primary care.

We offer competitive rates of pay, NHS pension scheme, a superb working environment and a setting where career development and progression is encouraged and supported.

The appointed candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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 (details on the Westcourt Medical Centre website) or by e-mail to w.admin@nhs.net.

Applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Salary dependent upon experience.

Closing date: Friday 27 July 2018

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

** Strictly no Agencies **

Salaried GP or Partner - Ball Tree Surgery

Salaried GP or Partner - Ball Tree Surgery
  • Up to 8 sessions in total – part or full time welcome
  • Salaried or partnership
  • We are still passionate about our roles
  • Friendly, supportive team – coffee breaks
  • Newly qualified applicants welcome
  • Forward thinking, established training practice
  • Opportunities for teaching, learning and research
  • Special interests are encouraged
  • In-house pharmacist and ANPs

We value continuity and believe in providing high quality person-centred care while creating a reasonable work life balance for those in the practice. We encourage involvement in our systems and services development.  We work closely with our wider community team and other local practices and have a good relationship with the CCG and our community.

Located between Brighton, Worthing, the Sea and the South Downs, it is a perfect playground for all ages.

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

Salaried GP - Bognor Medical Practice

Salaried GP - Bognor Medical Practice

Recently qualified or just looking for a change? Seeking a better work life balance? Wishing for greater job satisfaction? Then look no further.

We are a friendly, well established, forward thinking Practice in a seaside town. Due to a recent retirement and a detailed organizational review, we are now seeking a positive and conscientious salaried GP to work at least two sessions a week starting from September 2018.

We have been working hard to give our GPs the right work/life balance and are able to have surgeries of an average of 13 patients per session (13.5 minutes per consultation) and limited visits due to our visiting PP and ANP. Our experienced admin/reception team are excellent at work flow re-direction and patient sign posting which reduces the amount of admin work for GPs.

  • One partner practice plus two salaried GPs and two long term locums
  • CQC rated good
  • Large, experienced nursing team including NP and nurse prescriber
  • Two full time visiting paramedic practitioner/ANPs.
  • Pharmacist
  • High QOF achievement (97%)
  • We offer patients a full range of enhanced services.
  • List size of around 9000
  • TPP
  • Very experienced at workflow re-direction and active signposting of patients
  • Member of a Regis Healthcare (nine practices in the Regis area working collaboratively)

For further information about the practice please see the Bognor Medical Practice website.  Please contact the surgery for an informal chat.

Maternity Locum posts x2- Pulborough Medical Group

Maternity Locum posts x2 - Pulborough Medical Group

Pulborough Medical Group is a large and busy GP practice with 13000 patients. We are looking for two salaried GPs to join the team to cover the maternity leave of two of our salaried GPs. 

We are a busy Primary Care Centre, offering a wide range of services to the local population in our rural practice, including consultant led services, physiotherapy, podiatry, audiology, ultrasound and vasectomy clinics.   At our recent CQC inspection, we were awarded an Outstanding status.  Both posts would be for six sessions / thee days per week.  

If you are interested, please contact Alan Bolt, Managing Partner, Pulborough Medical Group – DDL 01798 877913 or email – alan.bolt@nhs.net enclosing a copy of your CV. 

We would welcome a visit if you would like to come and chat about the post and meet the team. 

Further information about the Pulborugh Medical Group website

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - The Park Surgery

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - The Park Surgery

The Park Surgery Littlehampton, West Sussex is a practice of 10,180 patients served by a multi-disciplinary team of GP’s, ANP’s, Paramedic Practitioners and HCA.  We are seeking to employ an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.  Hours full time or part time to be negotiated.

The role includes telephone triage to assess for minor illness and on the day demand.  The ANP will see and treat patients of all ages including home visits, give appropriate advice or direct them to another member of the clinical team.  The role will also include some general nursing.

Remuneration is dependent on qualifications and experience. The NHS pension applies to this position.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service.

Please apply with CV or for further information on this role please contact Sally Walker via email: sally.walker4@nhs.net or telephone 01903 734999.

Informal visits are welcome, for practice information please visit the Park Surgery website

Salaried GP (up to 8 sessions) - Selsey Medical Practice

Salaried GP (up to 8 sessions) - Selsey Medical Practice

Selsey Medical Practice is a 12,250 patient practice with seven partners and four salaried GP’s situated approximately t10 miles south of the historic cathedral city of Chichester.  We are a friendly, supportive practice supported by an experienced nursing team and a paramedic practitioner.

The practice has two trainers and is a KSS Deanery training practice; we also take Brighton and Sussex Medical School medical students. We have GPwSIs in dermatology and sexual health, a GP training Programme Director, a CCG Clinical Lead for Mental Health and a CCG Lead for unscheduled care.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with a love of general practice to join our expanding team of experienced staff in our purpose built medical centre.

Applications welcome from newly qualified and experienced GPs. We would consider either a salaried position or a salaried position with a view to a partnership.

Enquiries and applications (CV and covering letter) to either:

Nicola Collins, Practice Manager nicola.collins6@nhs.net

or Dr Michael Lacey michael.lacey@nhs.net

Informal visits are welcome, for practice information please visit the Selsey Medical Practice website.