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Strategic Business Manager - The Blackmore Vale Partnership

Come and join us in beautiful North Dorset!

Due to the retirement of our existing Business Partner The Blackmore Vale Partnership have an exciting opportunity to join our forward thinking, innovative Practice.  We are currently looking to appoint a Strategic Business Manager to lead and inspire our team, and to support the Partners in developing and continue to grow the Practice.

We are looking for a colleague who is going to enjoy the challenge of managing a large team to deliver high standards of patient care. Demonstrable skills in patient services, HR and finance along with a keen interest in utilising technology to improve services and efficiency will be important.

We are a high earning, innovative and friendly partnership working across 3 sites embracing the beautiful market towns of Sturminster Newton and Shaftesbury with excellent local schools, transport links and we are only 45 minutes from the Jurassic Coast.

  • 27,000 patients
  • 9 partners; democratic and MDT partnership
  • Superb practice team including salaried GPs, retained Doctors, ACPs, full practice nurse team, Medicines Management team and supportive administration members
  • Physio FCP, Mental Health support and social prescribing team
  • Frailty team including AHPs, HCAs
  • Training practice linked with UCL, Bristol and Imperial Universities
  • Good CQC rating


Job Summary: Provide excellent leadership and management skills to enable the practice to meet its agreed aims and objectives within a profitable, efficient, safe, and effective working environment.

The main duties and skills will include work in the following areas:

Strategic management, financial planning and management, proficiency in IT systems, business development, contract delivery and performance, personnel management and well being, organisational patient services and patient links,  training and development, CQC compliance.

How to apply

Please write to Sara Froud, Managing Partner with a CV

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From £60,000
The Blackmore Vale Partnership
Sturminster Newton Medical Centre, Old Market Hill & Abbey View Medical Centre, Shaftesbury