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Paediatric Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: J125-A-20-2103

gtd healthcare
Hattersley Group Practice
SCP £35-£50K pa pro rata - ACP £45-60K pa pro rata

Paediatric Clinical Practitioner Primary Care

20 hours per week – potential for full time hours as a portfolio role

Hattersley Group Practice

Contract: Fixed term for 12 months

Scale: SCP scale is £35,000 - £50,000 ACP scale is £45,000 - £60,000

Are you looking for a career in a GP Practice but also has the support of a larger organisation? Are you Paediatric trained or have paediatric experience? Do you have a clinical Skills qualification or an Advanced Practitioner qualification?

Are you looking for something different? If so then this is the job for you!

We are looking to provide a walk in service for patients that are under 18 years between 7.30am -11.30am (20 hours) Monday-Friday for the registered patients of Hattersley Group Practice. The role can potentially be extended into a full time role as part of a portfolio within the organisation or within the practice.

The role is initially a pilot for 12 months so will require someone who is able to work proactively to promote and develop the service and be able to audit and provide evidence of added quality and access for the patient population.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in a new initiative and changing health outcomes for a patient population.

You will have autonomy in how this service is provided whilst being able to utilise your clinical skills. All of our clinicians are provided with CPD/Leadership hours within their roles. You will:

  • Be a team player working closely with the practice team whilst able to work autonomously to make clinical decisions for the patients in your care
  • Have the ability to fully assess/manage and treat patients 18 years or under.
  • Be supervising and supporting trainee practitioners
  • Be supporting junior members of staff if required
  • Have a knowledge of safeguarding issues
  • Have experience in same day presentations for this cohort of patients.

Most importantly you will be supported by the practice team and a clinical lead and locality lead to develop this service and to develop within the workplace and organisation. There will be scope explore/develop a portfolio role within the company if desired (services can be seen in the summary below). Although this is a pilot initially it is expected that this service will continue if successful and there will be opportunities for you to use your skills within the organisation or the practice. The role incudes a generous CPD entitlement to ensure development in practice and how you use this time is flexible and negotiable with your clinical lead and manager.

The post holder will hold either an MSC in Advanced Practice or be working towards RCN credentialing accreditation or if a senior clinical practitioner will hold a recognised clinical skills course at level 6/7 and ideally be a prescriber, you will within your professional boundaries assess diagnose, treat and provide advice, care and management for urgent and primary care patients, with diagnosed or undiagnosed undifferentiated illness. You will Support the delivery of policy and procedures, and provide leadership as required.

The clinician will act as a positive role model supporting junior staff whist working flexibly to provide safe clinical expert care. This clinician working in this role will demonstrate critical thinking and will be key to supporting clinical work across the wider healthcare team to meet the needs of patients.

We can offer you the opportunity to do something you love, with the right support to access the roles you want, through clear career paths and best-in-class training and development. This is an environment where you have accountability for your career and are able to make a real contribution to the organisation and to our patients.

We are proud that our people say that gtd healthcare is a great place to work, with excellent packages and reward for achievement, no matter how small. The team is made up of committed, driven individuals who are passionate about ensuring that outstanding patient care is our highest priority.

In addition, we are committed to offering on-going investment and support in professional development, creating a natural career path.

To discuss this job role further or for an informal discussion please contact by email

If you feel that you meet the above requirements please email for a copy the job description. Please state if you would like a copy of the ACP job description or SCP job description.

Closing date for the vacancy - 20/01/2020




We put patients first – we understand that every person, every family and every community is unique; we always take the time to listen and we respond openly and honestly every time.

We look after our people – we understand that looking after our people helps them look after our patients. We have high expectations of our people and give them the training and support they need to perform exceptionally.

We give great quality care – we aim to meet the highest standards of excellence and safety all the time. If we can’t or don’t meet expectations we will honestly explain why not

We lead the way in transforming primary care – we use our experience and expertise to constructively challenge and suggest new and innovative ways of working, where we think this will improve health, healthcare and people’s experiences of it

We contribute to the wellbeing of our local communities – we aim to be more than a health care provider alone. We will look for opportunities to bring wider health benefits to the communities in which we work.

gtd healthcare is committed to providing equality of opportunity and applications will be considered on the basis of their suitability. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.
gtd healthcare is an NHS Pensions employing authority.

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