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Salaried GP

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and forward-thinking salaried GP for 4 to 5 sessions a week to join our friendly practice with a manageable workload. We are committed to delivering high quality care to our patients at all times whilst maintaining a family atmosphere with a strong ethos on excellent team working.

We also are a training practice and host Year 5 medical students, FY2 doctors and GP Registrars. We have a skilled and experienced team of clinical staff and have excellent support from our management and admin teams. The practice has a strong working relationship with our community nursing team and pharmacy support services.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all our patients.

In accordance with our practice rota, as agreed the post holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties: including clinical audits, F2F surgery consultations, use of AccuRx, video & telephone consultations, home visits and issuing acute scripts. They will deal with paperwork and correspondence in a timely manner.

We are seeking a caring and committed doctor who is able to demonstrate high standards of clinical care and is willing to work as part of a highly motivated team.

About us

Ilkley & Wharfedale Medical Practice is a small family GP surgery based in the historic spa town of Ilkley offering a personal service to our patients. The surgery operates from modern premises close to the centre of Ilkley and has a list size of 5100 patients.

We have 2 GP partners and 3 Salaried GPs and the successful candidate will work amongst our established healthcare professionals with a supportive and experienced administration and reception team.

We are fully computerised and paper light using SystmOne. We work closely with our colleagues within the WACA PCN network and welcome applications form newly qualified or experienced GP's.

Informal visits are welcome.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

Clinical Responsibilities
  • In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/herself available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, triage calls, triage visits, checking and signing of repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion.
  • Respond to medical problems presented by temporary residents as required.
  • Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation.
  • Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.
  • Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.
  • In consultation with patients and in line with current Practice disease management protocols and developing care plans.
  • To assist in the establishment of appropriate systems to manage common chronic medical conditions.
  • Completion of clinically related administrative and non clinical duties needed for the delivery of the service.
  • Providing counselling and health education.
  • Refer patients for further opinions and interventions according to Practice protocols.
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards.
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions wherever possible).
  • Prescribing in accordance with the Practice prescribing formulary whenever this is clinically appropriate.
  • Supervising of the FY2 doctor and GP Trainee, from time to time, in the absence of the GP Trainer.
  • Undertake share of the 'in house' on call work along with the other GPs in the practice.
  • In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Maintaining, monitoring and updating computer database and management of medical records and practice audits
  • Ensure that practice clinical database is updated promptly and accurately with information relating to patient records, as required for clinical accuracy and for practice recording requirements under QOF and Enhanced Services.
  • Appropriate use of read codes.
  • Participating in the collection and collation of statistic towards the preparation of practice reports, performance monitoring and audits.
  • Participating in the auditing of practice activity.

Practice Organisation
  • Process and action incoming patient and hospital correspondence.
  • Attendance at in-house meetings, significant event audit meetings and others as deemed necessary.
  • Ensure that the practice complaints system is adhered to at all times.
  • Awareness and compliance with all relevant guidelines eg data protection confidentiality and health and safety.
  • Maintain current CPR and anaphylaxis certification.
  • Participation in holiday planning meetings with the Practice manager and other GPs within the practice to plan leave and availability for cover for colleagues as agreed during the meeting and by mutual agreement.

Please see the attached job description for further details.

Person Specification



  • Be qualified as a General Practitioner.
  • DBS clearance.
  • A medical practitioner whose name is included in the General
  • Practitioner register and not subject to a suspension.
  • Currently on the performers list and not suspended from that list of
  • the medical register.
  • Have had an annual NHS appraisal.
  • Good time management skills, punctual and able to manage and
  • prioritise workload.


  • Evidence of further postgraduate educational activities in relevant
  • fields.
  • A good understanding of GMS contract requirements and
  • operations of QOF and enhanced services.
  • Familiar with SystmOne.
  • Ability to contribute effectively to team meetings
  • Experience and interest in medical education within a primary care
  • setting.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Ilkley & Wharfedale Medical Practice


Springs Lane


West Yorkshire

LS29 8TQ

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