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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/11/2021.

Training Hub Primary Care Dvlmt Lead-Physician Associates

Job Reference: 461-CCG-5755LS

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG
461 431179 Primary Care Development
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

The Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) CCG have a membership of 80 GP practices, which serve a population of a million people. Our mission is to make healthcare better for everyone that lives in BNSSG. We will do this by putting people’s needs at the heart of our decision making and ensuring that the voice of local people shapes what we do as we seek to get the very best value from the resources we have available.

The values of our organisation are:

  • We act with integrity

  • We support each other

  • We embrace diversity

  • We work better together

  • We strive for excellence

  • We do the right thing

The CCG will transition to become an Integrated Care Board (ICB) on 1 July 2022. CCG staff will TUPE transfer into the ICB in their current roles. However, the ICB may need to restructure some areas of its operation and adapt roles. This appointment will be offered on the basis that some elements of the role and its priorities could be subject to change. Appointees may be required to be flexible in accommodating such changes or moving to a similar role at the same band.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Primary Care Development Lead for Physician Associates to join our team.

We are looking to employ or second a motivated and enthusiastic individual who can support the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Primary Care Training Hub;

  • To take a lead in developing and maintaining meaningful, professional, collaborative engagement between Physician Associates in BNSSG
  • To create a vibrant and meaningful Physician Associate Network within the BNSSG area to support Physician Associate development
  • To be a mentor to BNSSG Primary Care Physician Associates undertaking preceptorships
  • To take a lead in providing support and advice to BNSSG Primary Care Networks on the supervision and educational requirements for Physician Associates in Primary Care

Ideally, we are looking for someone from a clinical background with a good understanding of the role of the Physician Associates in General Practice.

The role is offered at 7.5 hours a week (2 sessions), with flexible working available. You will need to be able to work well independently, managing changing demands and priorities and also be able to work effectively as part of a small busy team, working collaboratively with various organisations.

You will need the support of your line manager if you wish to undertake this role as a secondment. If you are efficient, enthusiastic, work well as part of a team and have a pleasant communication style this could be the role for you.

If you have any questions please contact

We are committed to ensuring that disabled people are afforded equality of opportunity in all stages of the recruitment process and we guarantee an interview to candidates who declare they have a disability and meet the minimum criteria of the post

Please note:

  • Pre-Employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post

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

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