Salaried GP

Job Description

Sessions                 4-6 sessions per week

Salary:                    Competitive, dependent on experience

Contact email          odette.kuc@nhs.net

Organisation:          The Swan Medical Group

Location:                 Petersfield, Hampshire

The Swan Medical Group has just over 32,000 patients, 17 Partners, a team of salaried GPs and a strong Nurse team who deliver Rapid Access services as well as Chronic Disease management.  We are looking for an enthusiastic GP to join our team at this exciting time.

Having just completed a merger, Swan Medical Group has 4 sites in Hampshire, one in the charming market town of Petersfield, one in the village of Liss and the other two in the semi-rural village of Liphook.  As part of developing a sustainable GP Practice, we are looking for a 4-6 session Salaried GP to work at our Petersfield site to take on an established patient list from a retiring partner.

A successful Training practice with five GP trainers, excellent QOF achievement and a proactive Patient Participation Group, we pride ourselves on being particularly supportive, cohesive, and progressive and determined to provide timely quality medical care to our patients.

We aim to improve the health, well-being and independence of our patients by delivering high quality, more accessible and more sustainable out of hospital care. We have a strong clinical team who are supported by an excellent administrative team.

All practice sites, located in the South Downs National Park, benefit from easy access to London and the South Coast with good facilities for families, sport, schooling and culture.
Your application letter should tell us why you want to work here and what you believe you have to offer the team. If you have any queries or would like to apply, please contact Odette Kuc, HR Manager at odette.kuc@nhs.net

Receptionists for GP Practice – full-time or part-time

Swan Medical Group is due to merge with Liphook & Liss surgeries in Hampshire. We are seeking friendly receptionists to join our expanding team and work across our GP practices in Liphook, Liss and Petersfield in Hampshire.

If you are professional and personable and keen to provide outstanding service to our patient population then this could be the role for you.

You would be joining a friendly, supportive, and established team. Your duties would include working in our telephone hub, front of house receptions desks at all our surgeries, dealing with queries from patients and other administration tasks.

Own transport is required.

The ideal candidate would be a confident communicator with excellent customer service and administration skills and with previous experience in a public facing role.

Applicants need to be confident with new IT systems, comfortable learning new tasks and be a team player.

At times this can be a challenging role and so it is important that you can always remain calm and professional.

Pay: Starting salary between £9.15 and £9.60 per hour, depending on experience. Salary reviewed 6 months after joining.

Hours: Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:00 – 18:45, full-time or part-time, to be discussed at interview. Some flexibility may be required to cover absences.

To Apply: Please forward your CV, and a cover letter clearly explaining why you would be the best candidate, to:

Odette.kuc@nhs.net

A full Job description is available on request.

Salaried GP & Ward Doctor

Job Description

Sessions                 6 sessions per week (flexibility on this -/+)

Salary:                    Competitive, dependent on experience

Contact email          odette.kuc@nhs.net

Organisation:          The Swan Medical Group

Location:                 Petersfield, Hampshire

The Swan Medical Group has just over 32,000 patients, 17 Partners, a team of salaried GPs and a strong Nurse team who deliver Rapid Access services as well as Chronic Disease management.  We are looking for an enthusiastic GP to join our team at this exciting time.

Having just completed a merger, Swan Medical Group has 4 sites in Hampshire, one in the charming market town of Petersfield, one in the village of Liss and the other two in the semi-rural village of Liphook.  As part of developing a sustainable GP Practice, we are looking for a 4-6 session Salaried GP to work at our Petersfield site to take on an established patient list from a retiring partner.  There is also an opportunity to work on Anstey ward in Alton Community Hospital in Hampshire as part of our contract to deliver medical provision on inpatient wards.

This portfolio style role would suit a GP who wants to work in general practice as well as having some weekly sessions working in the Community Hospital, involving medical supervision of in-patients in a MDT team approach on the ward, accepting mainly step-down medically stable patients from acute hospitals in the area.  Patients require medical monitoring while on the ward and input into discharge planning back into the community.

Swan Medical Group is a successful Training practice with five GP trainers, excellent QOF achievement and a proactive Patient Participation Group, we pride ourselves on being particularly supportive, cohesive, and progressive and determined to provide timely quality medical care to our patients.

We aim to improve the health, well-being and independence of our patients by delivering high quality, more accessible and more sustainable out of hospital care. We have a strong clinical team who are supported by an excellent administrative team.

All practice sites, located in the South Downs National Park, benefit from easy access to London and the South Coast with good facilities for families, sport, schooling and culture.
Your application letter should tell us why you want to work here and what you believe you have to offer the team.

If you have any queries or would like to apply, please contact Odette Kuc, HR Manager at odette.kuc@nhs.net

First Contact Practitioner – Physiotherapist – Swan Medical Group Primary Care Network

We have a new position available for an experienced Physiotherapist to take on the role of First Contact Practitioner for Swan Medical Group Primary Care Network.
Full-time or part-time job available.
Salary: £39,000 to 52,000 – negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience

Job Summary

Swan Medical Group Primary Care Network (PCN) is a new single practice PCN within East Hampshire providing Primary Care services to the town of Petersfield, Liss and Liphook, circa 34,000 patients. An Outstanding CQC practice, we are keen on developing local services for our patients. First Contact Physiotherapy allows people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions to access MSK physiotherapy expertise at the start of the pathway, ensuring timely access to diagnosis, early management and onward referral if necessary.

The post holder(s) will be work within one of our four sites alongside the practice GPs and Healthcare professionals delivering and maintaining our reputation for the highest quality of healthcare. They will be supported to deliver integrated care with local MSK Community providers, integrate into local peer networks as well as being supported in their own professional development by the practice. As an advanced practitioner, the individual will be required to be following or have followed the recognised HEE pathway and working at Band 7 and have already obtained a Masters but can be building towards Advanced practice.

The key responsibilities and person specification below outline the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role.


Key Responsibilities

The First Contact Physiotherapist has the following key responsibilities; to:

1) Provide clinical expertise, acting as a first-contact physiotherapist making decisions about the best course of action for patients’ care (including in relation to undifferentiated conditions). This will involve seeing patients, without prior contact with their GP, in order to establish a rapid and accurate diagnosis and management plan. They will work independently and are required to assess, diagnose, triage, and manage patients, taking responsibility for prioritising and managing a caseload;

2) work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient facing role, using their expert knowledge of movement and function issues, to create stronger links for wider services through clinical leadership, teaching and evaluation;

3) develop integrated and tailored care programmes in partnership with patients, facilitate behavioural change, optimise individuals’ physical activity, mobility, and utilising a range of first line treatment options including self-management, referral to rehabilitation services and social prescribing.

4) make use of their full scope of practice, developing skills relating to independent prescribing, injection therapy and investigation to make professional judgements and decisions in unpredictable situations, including when provided with incomplete or contradictory information. They will take responsibility for making and justifying these decisions;

5) manage complex interactions, including working with patients with psychosocial and mental health needs, referring onwards as required and including social prescribing when appropriate;

6) communicate effectively with patients, and their carers where applicable, complex and sensitive information regarding diagnoses, pathology, prognosis and treatment choices supporting personalised care.

7) implement all aspects of effective clinical governance for own practice, including undertaking regular audit and evaluation, supervision, and training.

8) develop integrated and tailored care programmes in partnership with patients through:

  1. i) effective shared decision-making with a range of first line management options (appropriate for a patient’s level of activation)
  2. ii) assessing levels of Patient Activation to support a patient’s own level of knowledge, skills and confidence to self-manage their conditions, ensuring they are able to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of self-management interventions, particularly for those at low levels of activation.

iii)       agreeing with patient’s appropriate support for self-management through referral to rehabilitation focussed services and wider social prescribing as appropriate; and

  1. iv) designing and implementing plans that facilitate behavioural change, optimise patient’s physical activity and mobility, support fulfilment of personal goals and independence, and reduce the need for pharmacological interventions.

9) request and progress investigations (such as x-rays and blood tests) and referrals to facilitate the diagnosis and choice of treatment regime including, considering the limitations of these derived from these and the relative sensitivity and specificity of particular tests diagnostic services, interpret and act on results and feedback to aid patients’ diagnoses and management plans; and

10) be accountable for decisions and actions via Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration, supported by a professional culture of peer networking/review and engagement in evidence-based practice.


Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy
  • A Masters level qualification or the equivalent specialist knowledge, skills and experience
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Hold relevant public liability insurance
  • May hold or be working towards a prescribing qualification
  • May hold or be working towards a postgraduate physiotherapy qualification

A full Job Description is available on request.

To apply, please forward your CV, and a cover letter explaining why you feel this role is a good fit for you, or for further information:

Email:  Odette.kuc@nhs.net

Medical Officer / Salaried Doctor

Job Description

Sessions:                    6 sessions per week (1 session is half a day/4hrs cover) between the hours of 9am and 5pm: (opportunity for flexibility with hours)

Salary:                         Dependent on experience and with competitive benefits package

Contact email              odette.kuc@nhs.net

Organisation:               The Swan Medical Group

Location:                     Alton Community Hospital, Hampshire

As part of our contract to deliver medical provision on inpatient wards, we are looking for a medical practitioner to work on Anstey ward in Alton Community Hospital in Hampshire. This can be an experienced SHO, trust grade doctor or GP.

Swan Medical Group provides medical cover on inpatient wards operated by Southern Health Foundation Trust in both Petersfield and Alton.   We have a strong clinical team who are supported by an excellent administrative team.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team to help deliver medical provision in the community hospitals.

The post would involve working 2 sessions per day (8 hours) for up to 3 days per week based in Alton Community Hospital. The role requires the medical supervision of in-patients in a MDT team approach on the ward accepting mainly step-down medically stable patients from acute hospitals in the area.  There is a weekly ward round and weekly MDT meeting.  Patients require medical monitoring while on the ward and input into discharge planning back into the community.

At Swan Medical Group we pride ourselves on being particularly supportive, cohesive, and progressive.  We aim to improve the health, well-being, and independence of our patients by delivering high quality medical care.

To Apply: Please forward your CV, and a cover letter, telling us why you want to work here and what you believe you have to offer the team, to our HR Manager, odette.kuc@nhs.net

A full Job Description is available on request

Clinical Pharmacist for Swan Medical Group

Job Description

Swan Medical Group is merging with Liphook & Liss GP practice in Hampshire. We are proud to have received an ‘Outstanding’ rating in our March 2020 Care Quality Commission audit.

We have a rare opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist aspiring to work at this outstanding level. The post holder will support all 4 practices, circa 34,000 patients, by providing expertise in clinical medicines management, working as part of Swan Medical Group’s prescribing team.

The Clinical Pharmacist will provide face to face or remote structured medication reviews, review of patients with polypharmacy including those within residential care homes and those with multiple comorbidities. Additionally, the role will require them to manage long term conditions, medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, repeat prescription authorisation, and reauthorisation, as well as acute prescription requests. This is in line with the public health and social care needs of patients in the GP practices.

The post holder will also provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit as well as managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver an excellent service within General Practice.

The Post holder will be supported to develop their role and become a non-medical prescriber if that qualification is not already held. Experience and a qualification as an Independent Prescriber may secure a salary at the higher end of our salary range.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patient facing Long-term Condition Clinics
  • Domiciliary Clinical Medication Reviews
  • Patient facing Care Home medication Reviews
  • Risk stratification
  • Unplanned hospital admissions- review the use of medications
  • Management of common/minor/self-limiting ailments
  • Management of medicines at discharge from hospital
  • Medicine information to practice staff and patients
  • Information management and analysis
  • Medicines quality improvement and safety
  • Education and Training to primary healthcare teams
  • Signposting

This list is not exhaustive

A full job description is available on request

Required:

Must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council

Must have MPharm

The following would be an advantage:

  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Hold or be working towards an Independent Prescribing qualification
  • Clinical Diploma

A DBS check will be required

Reference ID: SMGCPharmFeb22

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent (on-site)

Salary: £39,000.00 to £43,000.00 /year dependent on level of qualification and experience

To Apply:

Please forward your CV, and cover letter, clearly explaining your suitability for the role to:

Odette.kuc@nhs.net