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Salaried GP - Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN

ENCHANCED CARE TEAM

Job Title: Salaried GP, Visiting service, Enhanced Care Team, Bournemouth East Primary Care
Network
Contract Type: Two-year Fixed Term Contract
Hours: up to 3 sessions per week, 09.00-13.00 Monday, Tuesday or Thursday and Friday.
Salary: £11,000 per session per year
Location: Enhanced Care Team based at Southbourne Surgery, Bournemouth

About us!
Bournemouth East Collaborative Primary Care Network (PCN), situated on the stunning Dorset South
Coast, comprises four like-minded practices working together in East Bournemouth, with a strong
reputation on quality improvement and investing in its employees. The PCN serves a population of
approximately 55,000 patients with a diverse demographic.

Practices part of the PCN are:
Shelley Manor Medical Centre and Holdenhurst Road
Littledown Surgery
Beaufort Road Surgery
Southbourne Surgery

The PCN is committed to developing, supporting and sustaining a diverse workforce, representative
of the community it serves. By working together with our different Network teams, we use our
combined skills to provide a service that is joined-up, holistic, proactive and personal for the patient.
We are lucky that all our practices are located close to the sea and open green spaces, with excellent
transport links, schools, places of interest for the whole family and an abundance of restaurants and
bars.

Our Network teams include:
• Enhanced Care Visiting team for frail housebound patients and those in care homes. The team
includes visiting GPs, ANPs, Paramedic, Frailty Nurses, Care Coordinators, Clinical Pharmacist.
• BEC Urgent Care Treatment Centre working out of the Treatment Centre at Shelley Manor
Medical Centre supported by GPs, ANP’s, Respiratory Nurse and HCA’s.
• First Contact Physiotherapy Practitioner service.
• Digital Lead, Digital Care Coordinator, Digital Champions.
• Pharmacy team comprising of Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Care Coordinator.
• Mental Health practitioners.
• Health & Wellbeing Coaches and Social Prescribers within Help & Care team.

We are looking to recruit a Salaried GP to work within our Visiting service for the PCN Enhanced Care
Team. This role will be for 3 sessions per week, employed by Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN Ltd.

The BEC Enhanced Care Team are based at Southbourne Surgery offering patient care to our frailty
and housebound patients, working together to provide clinical capacity and support to our four
member practices by offering the visiting and frailty service, as well as looking after our aligned PCN
Care homes.

Main duties of the job
• Provide up to 3 clinical visiting sessions (ready to start at 09.00-13.00 Monday, Tuesday or
Thursday and Friday)
• A minimum of 5 visits per session would be expected, subject to clinical complexity and
geographical distance.
• Working with the Lead GP & Lead ANP for Enhanced Care Team
• Provide clinical advice and guidance to the multi-disciplinary team.
• Maintains the highest clinical standards at all times and practices in accordance with accepted
good medical practice and service standards.
• Supports the development of PCN service delivery within the Enhanced Care Team.

What we need from you:

Essential
• GMC registered.
• MBBS or equivalent medical degree
• MRCGP
• Experience of S1 and understanding of working access multiple modules.
• Evidence of interest in relevant additional clinical skills.
• Enhanced DBS Clearance. Should you have this certificate as part of the DBS subscription
service, we would be happy to accept this providing the original is shown. Otherwise, you will
be expected to complete a new application.
• Owner of vehicle and a clean, full UK driving licence

Aptitudes and Skills

Essential
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, using a range of methods, e.g. verbal,
written, record keeping.
• Strong communication in English, both written and spoken.
• Ability to listen and emphasise.
• A “solutions focused” approach.
• A passion for working within and supporting the multi-disciplinary team.
• Demonstrates resilience in stressful situations.
• Maintain sensitivity at all times to the emotional needs of the patient and their relatives.
• To be competent to deal calmly and professionally with patients, relatives and work
colleagues in a confidential and sensitive manner.
• Takes pride in their work and have a strong sense of personal and team accountability.
• Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role.
• Good organisational skills and time keeping.
• To be flexible and multi skilled to ensure the priorities of the PCN can be met.

Equality & Diversity
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of equality of opportunity and diversity, taking into
account and being aware of how individual actions contribute to and make a difference to the equality
agenda.

The PCN is a friendly, flexible, forward thinking and a supportive Network.

We can we offer you in return?

Our PCN reflects the NHS values of working together for our patients and the communities we serve;
we will support you with a robust induction programme to help you achieve your full potential and
highlight areas of training to ensure good progression.
We highly value a teamworking ethos and strongly promote a culture of support and development for
our staff.
All our mandatory learning opportunities are free to all employees, and many can be used towards
revalidation for those with a professional qualification.
You will have the option to work flexibly, enabling you to better achieve a genuine balance between
your work life and your personal life and a competitive salary and opportunity to join the NHS pension
scheme.

Other benefits include:
• Working with a friendly, encouraging, and supportive team
• 6 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata to sessions worked)
• One week study leave per year
• Free parking on site
• Access to health service discounts online (Blue Light Card), where well-known brands offer
discounts to NHS employees.
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free flu jabs
• Enhanced sick pay (after qualifying period)
• Network events
• Dedicated support for health and wellbeing for all PCN staff
• Staff friendly policies to support work-life balance.
• Cycle to work scheme (after successful probationary period)
• Staff events/functions

Equal opportunity
Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment
and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for
the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, marriage or civil partnership
status, gender, gender expression or gender identity, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief,
sexual orientation or veteran status.

Immigration Act 2016
All applicants will be asked to provide the required documented evidence of eligibility to live and work
in the UK, prior to the interview. In completing this application, you are giving Bournemouth East

Collaborative PCN permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status
and eligibility to work at Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN.

Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN is not a Tier Sponsor.

How to apply

Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive
sufficient applications.

If you would like to discuss the post please contact Jennifer Mouzouri, ECT Lead,
jennifer.mouzouri@dorsetgp.nhs.uk

We would be happy to discuss the post informally and arrange
a visit to the Enhanced Care Team based at Southbourne Surgery.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to Jennifer along with a current CV.

Closing date for expressions of interest – Thursday 14th March 2024
Employer’s website


Opening Date
27/02/2024
Closing Date
14/03/2024
Salary
£11,000 per session per year
Organisation
Bournemouth East Collaborative PCN
Contact
Location
Bournemouth , Dorset