The Colte Partnership employs approximately 400 team members across ten different sites; nine Branches and our Executive Office. Our Branch teams are managed by highly experienced Practice Managers and Branch Supervisors who are dedicated to the smooth running of their respective Branches and do a fantastic job.
Ambrose Avenue Group Practice
We currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, motivated salaried GP to join us as soon as possible. The role could be either full or part-time, Monday to Friday, and the number of sessions is negotiable.
Working as part of our multidisciplinary team, you will have the opportunity to support and care for a diverse patient group. The role will include all general duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care, as well as:
Undertaking a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork, reports and correspondence in a timely fashion.
Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting medical problems, whether self-referred or referred from other healthcare workers within the organisation.
Assessing the healthcare needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.
Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.
Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols.
Providing health education.
Recording clear consultation notes to agreed standards.
Collecting data for audit purposes and complying with QOF requirements.
Delivering enhanced services.
Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions.
All general duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.
About the Candidate
All applicants should have the following qualifications:
Fully qualified GP with GMC registration.
Annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate).
Be on the NHSE medical performers list.
and skills, including:
Good understanding and experience of chronic disease management and primary prevention & screening services.
Ability to take responsibility for your own career development, learning and performance and are responsible for ensuring that all your mandatory training is in date.
Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.
Commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills in a confidential manner.
Ambrose Avenue Group Practice is a busy general practice based across two sites (Ambrose Avenue and Tollgate) in Colchester. We are a large, dynamic team offering a stimulating and welcoming environment, caring for over 16,000 patients. We use SystmOne Clinical System and we are committed to training and developing both clinical and non-clinical teams.
We offer a competitive salary with six weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays and additional study leave on a pro-rata basis. Our ethos is to achieve an outstanding work-life balance while offering our patients the best possible service.
Supporting your work-life balance and professional development is essential to us, so we will be happy to discuss any requirements for flexible working and offer the following benefits:
Very competitive salary based on experience
Supportive and friendly environment
CPD Support with training and development
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
Please note 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.