Portfolio Salaried General Practitioner
Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance
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Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance (PPCA) in conjunction with Primary Care practices in Portsmouth are looking to create Portfolio Salaried GP opportunities in the Portsmouth area.
Do want to work in a variety of settings and have a tailor-made experience to meet your individual needs?
Do you want to have access to the First Five programme offering training and peer support to newly qualified GPs?
More and more GPs are looking into alternative options outside of working full time in general practice. Working as a portfolio GP you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a way that speaks to your specific interest and life goals.
Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance is an organisation made up of Portsmouth City practices, working in collaboration with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board.
We are working with general practice to provide unique placements for enthusiastic salaried General Practitioners in a variety of settings including sexual health, palliative care and mental health.
Main duties of the job
In general, the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within a primary care practice setting.
In accordance with an agreed timetable the post holder will deliver excellent quality care including associated administration.
When working at each site, the post-holder would be expected to work in alignment with that surgery's usual working practices.
Other responsibilities within the organisation
Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g., prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.
A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.
Attending training and events organised by the Alliance or other agencies, where appropriate.
This job plan may require a review with changes to the needs of the organisation or the patients from time to time. There are fixed and variable session opportunities, but some flexibility may be needed to meet the needs of the organisation.
As an organisation PPCA is at the cutting edge of service development, underpinned by a commitment to developing strong and effective leaders and embedding quality improvement methodologies.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
Applicants must have a current UK professional registration.
The post incorporates the opportunity to work within the wider PPCA Integrated Primary Care Services.
The post incorporates the opportunity to work in community health services, such as mental health services, sexual health services and palliative care.
Access to The First Five framework providing training and peer support groups for GPs in the first five years of practice.
The post is eligible for the Fellowship Scheme for the first 2 years.
The post holder will have access to significant opportunities to work as a locum within Portsmouth Primary Care Services.
To work with the development of new, innovative services within the wider Integrate Care System.
Portfolio working ensures flexibility, good work-life balance, and development opportunities.
The post is part of the NHS pension scheme.
The post-holder will work 4 to 8 GP sessions (a mix of clinical and non-clinical) across different practices within the locality as well as the opportunity to work regular sessions with the core services that Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance (PPCA) offer.
They will work a combination of fixed and flexible sessions across a working week, with guaranteed income/minimum number of sessions. The post will include the opportunity to work in different general practice and community settings e.g. mental health.
The post-holders will be offered mentoring by an experienced GP colleague and an option to join The First Five group which offers training and peer support in Portsmouth.
The aim is a job that is tailored to the post-holder, allowing further development as a general practitioner. This portfolio role is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced GPs wish for a more flexible and rewarding career.
There will be protected time for relevant audits and processes as well as an experience in the wider health system.
For more information and to agree a time to discuss options please email: Linda.email@example.com
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).