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Clinical Physician Associate

Nexus Health Group
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Sep 2021
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Clinical Physician Associate - Nexus Health Group, Southwark

(Working within a local site based team)

£40,000 to £44,000 per annum depending on experience and skills

37.5 hours per week

Nexus Health Group is a Super GP partnership based across 9 sites in North Southwark and covers a patient population of 78,000. The practices lie in close geographical proximity to each other and are serviced by the transport hubs of the Elephant and Castle and London Bridge area.

Each practice has a multi-disciplinary team looking after a registered population. You will be working with an established practice team providing general practice services to the registered local population.

We are expanding our multidisciplinary team with allied health professionals working alongside GPs, Nurses, Paramedics and Pharmacists.

We currently employ 7 PA's and based on the positive experience and as part of our new service redesign we are looking for a further 3 Physician Associates with MVR to join our clinical multidisciplinary teams.

The post will be based within an established supportive local site team. All of our practices have a long tradition of hosting GP trainees, Foundation Year 2 Doctors and more recently also PA's and Paramedics.

We are looking for either PA's with experience in General Practice or new graduates to participate in the preceptorship training programme.

The 3 posts will be based at;
  • Decima Street
  • Princess Street
  • Aylesbury Medical Centre

The sites have links to Guy's & St Thomas' and Kings College Foundation Hospitals.

We offer
  • a named GP supervisor for each of your sessions and an overarching supervisor to support your ongoing training and development.
  • a mix of appointments supporting triage and managing long term conditions to ensure wide exposure to variety and holistic care.
  • Regular informal clinician meetings for peer support.
  • Dedicated weekly Education, Management and Clinical MDT meetings both inhouse and within our local PCN.
  • Monthly afternoon release to local learning events provided by the local CCG.
  • Opportunity to develop new skills as your confidence builds.
  • Opportunities for remote working.
  • Opportunities for experienced PA's to help shape and develop further PA team expansion including hosting PA students.
  • Dedicated development time for experienced PA's
  • Participation in the PA Preceptor ship training scheme for newly qualified PA's if eligible. Those who qualify will have weekly tutorials with their supervisors or other dedicated team members.
  • In-house appraisals to plan and review your development.
  • Our practices have specialised GPs with special interests in Dermatology, Diabetes and Headaches.
  • EMIS Web, Docman workflow management with a dedicated centralised back office team providing workflow optimisation and support.
  • Other services on selected sites: Pharmacists, Paramedics,Osteopathy, IUD/Implant services, Minor Surgery clinics, Drug and Alcohol clinics.
  • Salary starting from £40,000 pa pro rata, plus Indemnity costs
  • Annual leave entitlement 27 days holidays and 1 week study leave pro rata with the offer for further support and training

Closing date for applications: Sunday 19 September

Interview Date: Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 September

If you would like to request any further information about Nexus, where the current PA's are based or how they work please do contact us on

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