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Salaried General Practitioner - Urgent Treatment Centre

Job Reference: 349-MRI-3564959

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Salaried General Practitioner
Urgent Treatment Centre - Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester
£60,455 - £91,228 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Emergency Assessment & Access Clinical Service Unit for a Salaried General Practitioner to join the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) team.

The UTC is co-located within the MRI adult Emergency Department. Formerly established as the Manchester Walk in Centre (WIC), the unit is a newly established service, providing same day assessment and treatment for patients who present with a minor illness and / or injury. The team comprises of a Nurse Consultant, (Advanced) Nurse Practitioners, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Extended Scope Physiotherapists, with medical cover from GPs. In addition, the team works very closely with the Emergency Department, secondary care, Social Services, Mental Health and other specialist services.

The Salaried General Practitioner will be a key member of the Emergency Assessment and Access services in Central Manchester providing primary medical services to patients who either self-refer or are referred to the service from ED, 111 or other health care providers.

Each practitioner will be required to provide primary medical services to the patients within the unit. The role will be supported by the multidisciplinary team (MDT) . The post holder will work closely with the (MDT) to proactively manage and anticipate future health needs for patients, developing appropriate care plans with a major focus on delivering high quality patient focused care.

The post holder will also contribute to the planning and development of Primary Care Service, participating in decision making and audit and to ensure the service remains at the forefront of an innovative health and social care service.

The post holder will work either a long day (09:00-22:00) or half day (09:00-15:00 or 15:00-22:00). Monday - Sunday sessions available.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNick StackhouseJob titleNurse Consultant - Urgent Treatment CentreEmail

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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