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Salaried GP

Job Reference: 040-GP01-RN

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
General Medical Practice
Dependant on post, Gwent
£56,525 - £85,298 Per Annum/Pro Rata

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Permanent Salaried General Practitioners
4 WTE; Number of Sessions Negotiable, to Suit Personal Circumstances

Role 1: based at Blaen-Y-Cwm Surgery, Brynmawr
Role 2: based in the Primary Care Support Team
Role 3: based in Tredegar Health Centre

You are invited to apply for an exciting full or part time opportunity to join an innovative team, as a GP in one of the largest Primary Care Directorates in Wales. You will be part of an enthusiastic, innovative service and have increasing opportunities to work, and learn, with colleagues in Primary and Secondary care.

The positions are an exciting new development with optional cross-working arrangements between out of hours, in-hours sessions in Practices and supporting care in an Acute setting e.g. A&E, Medical Assessment Unit, and Paediatrics. Appointees will be able to negotiate a bespoke job plan taking into account their experience and ambitions. There are full time and part time salaried opportunities available. The posts offer opportunities for personal and professional development and audit.

The post holders will also have the opportunity to participate in the Primary Care Support Team, established to support in-hours General Practice. This multi-disciplinary team will provide clinical services to practices directly managed by the Health Board and will support service continuity and quality improvement initiatives in practices serviced by independent contractors. As well as direct clinical care the work of team members may involve leading on specific aspects of service improvement and development, education and research.

While working as a Salaried GP you will have the additional benefits of NHS employment status whilst working in a supportive organisation with a strong emphasis on team work, an opportunity to take part in a wide ranging CPD program and personal development.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a seamless transition of service delivery, therefore job plans will reflect this service nature.

Medical indemnity is included within the contract although applicants are encouraged to maintain their own indemnity arrangements for professional hearings. Paid CPD time included and medical bag provided.

The working pattern between In Hours Practice Support Team will be agreed in a job plan. Candidates will have the opportunity to agree roles based across In-Hours and Out of Hours settings if they wish.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or visit the department should contact Dr Liam Taylor, Deputy Medical Director, Tel 01495 241281 or Dr Alun Walters, Primary Care Clinical Director, Tel 01495 241286.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and or adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
• Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice. Applicants must also be on the GMC GP Register and have gained entry on the Welsh GP Performers List before taking up their post.

We would nevertheless encourage candidates to apply for this vacancy if they are confident that they meet the essential requirements of the role.

Please note that this post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment (Resident Labour Market Test Guidance).

Vacancy Ref: 040-GP01-RN

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 06th March 2018

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 24th January 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Alun Walters, Primary Care Clinical Director 01495 241200

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage £8.45 per hour.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data:

  • to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation;
  • to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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