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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/02/2020.

4-8 Session GP Aug/Sept- Compass House Medical Centres

Job Reference: J180-A-20-360934

Central Advertising - General Practitioners

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

  1. 9 month fixed term contract for 6 sessions of maternity cover starting in March/April 2020.

  2. 4-8 x Salaried GP sessions a week starting in February/March 2020 with future partnership potential.

  3. 4-8 x Salaried GP sessions a week starting in August/Sept 2020 with future partnership potential.

We're a CQC outstanding practice based in a fantastic purpose built surgery overlooking the sea, with a growing list size of 12,700+. We are a highly motivated and welcoming team in a beautiful location hoping to find like-minded GP’s willing to work hard, but who will also have the time and resources to provide gold standard continuity to our patients.


Informal visits are encouraged and we can arrange these any time to suit. Please contact Steph Tedstone, Practice Manager, 01803 881201 or Dr Leah Jones or Dr James Gunning   GP Partners for more information.


What we offer:

  • £9,500+ per session

  • BMA model contract with job plan

  • 6 weeks holiday and 1 week study leave

  • Flexible working available including sessions to fit in with school runs

  • Laptop provided to enable flexibility

  • 15 minute appointments, daily coffee breaks and dedicated lunch every Friday to encourage an informal get together and clinical brainstorming

  • Admin time daily plus blocked admin time weekly

  • Monthly meetings with an assigned mentor and bi-weekly clinical and practice meetings with the wider teams to ensure continued professional development and support

  • Professional Medical Indemnity and RCGP subscriptions paid by the practice.

  • Laptop provided to enable flexibility

  • No list holding for salaried GPs and workload is protected

  • Highly supportive of Portfolio GP development – Currently supporting specialist GP’s in Dementia Care, Dermatology, Minor Surgery, Women’s Health and Diabetes plus Hospital working and Intermediate Care.

  • Potential for partnership and career development, with training and support to progress

  • Our practice culture values team members’ wellbeing and we seek to promote work life balance

  • Talk to us for more details and about your individual requirements – all options considered.

About our practice:

  • CQC Outstanding

  • A dynamic, friendly, forward thinking practice providing a supportive environment for all our staff.

  • High patient satisfaction scores and low staff turnover, beautiful working environment.

  • Teaching and Training practice, GP registrars, medical and nursing students.

  • Actively partake in primary care research.

  • Home visits carried out only by the Daily Duty on call Team – GP, ANP, Nurses, Reception.

  • ANP led sit and wait clinics for urgent /on the day

  • 2x in house Clinical Pharmacists free up GP time.

  • Devon CEPN “Team of the Year” Award 2019

  • Winner of Reception Team of the Year Award in the General Practice Awards 2019

  • Welcoming of patient and staff feedback to maintain a highly effective, supportive, and friendly Team

  • We support patients being treated locally or at home as much as possible providing ward round at Brixham community Hospital.

  • We work with other local practices to deliver Intermediate Care and Care Home visiting services across Torbay, working to reduce hospital admissions.

  • As well as working hard, we also like to have fun and organise regular social and team building events, such as an annual rounder's match, dragon boat racing and laser quest.

  • Brixham is a community in a beautiful part of Devon with ready access to the sea, river and countryside. There are excellent schools with 3 top performing Grammar schools in the catchment area.

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.

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