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Salaried General Practitioner (Salaried GP)

Shakespeare Health Centre
Shakespeare Health Centre in Hayes UB3
£100,000 - £110,000 a year - Part-time, Full-time


Shakespeare Health Centre in Hayes UB3

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  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

Full job description

Job Title: Salaried General Practitioner (Tier 2 Sponsor available to eligible candidate)

Shakespeare Health Centre is an award-winning primary care practice that prides itself on providing high-quality care to its patients. We value patient-centred care and we have launched numerous innovative projects to help improve patient access and work-life balance for our colleagues, some of which have been widely adopted by other practices. Our pioneering diabetes care won the team a national award and we were shortlisted for a national award in autumn 2021 for our work on asthma.

Our Practice

· List size of around 5200 patients using EMIS Web

· 2 partners

· 2 salaried GPs

· 1 Paramedic

· Access to ARRS staff such as Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, and Dietitian.

· Teaching practice- 5th year medical students, Physician Associates, Clinical pharmacists, and GP registrars.

· Strong supportive administrative team with safe and efficient processes managing clinical documents and prescriptions. The workflow is kept to a minimum for our clinicians.

· Clinical pharmacist managing LTCs

· Regular clinical and educational meetings

· Consistently high QOF achievement

· Home visits seldom occur, typically 1-2 per month. Community Matron would do the routine visits

The Position

· 4-6 sessions a week

· 6 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave pro rata

· Defence union fees paid

· NHS pension

· Competitive salary between £11,000 per session

· Opportunities to get involved with quality improvement work and teaching

Job Title: Salaried General Medical Practitioner

Commitment: Full time or part time

Salary: £100-110K per year (prorate for part time)

Grade: Senior Medical Staff

Location: Shakespeare Health Centre, Elers Road, Hayes, UB3 1NY

Responsible to: Practice Manager/Operations Director

Professionally accountable to: GP Partner/Clinical Director

Job Summary:

A Salaried GP works within a primary care setting, providing comprehensive and continuous medical care to a registered patient list. The role involves a wide range of responsibilities, including clinical consultations, preventive care, contributing to achieve the performance indicators, health promotion, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

Clinical Consultations:

Conducting both telephone and face-to-face consultations with patients to diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions.

Prescribing medications and treatments as necessary.

Providing advice on general health, lifestyle, and disease prevention.

Chronic Disease Management:

Managing patients with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, and asthma.

Implementing care plans and monitoring patients' progress.

Health Promotion:

Promoting health and well-being through patient education and preventive measures.

Encouraging lifestyle changes to improve overall health.

Emergency Care:

Responding to urgent medical situations and emergencies.

Collaborating with other healthcare professionals in emergency cases.

Team Collaboration:

Working closely with nurses, healthcare assistants, and other support staff to deliver coordinated patient care.

Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings.

Administrative Duties:

Maintaining accurate and up-to-date patient records.

Participating in administrative tasks related to the practice, such as meetings and training sessions.

Professional Development:

Engaging in continuous professional development (CPD) to stay updated on medical advancements and best practices.

Participating in peer review and clinical audit activities.

Quality Improvement:

Contributing to the improvement of clinical services and patient outcomes.

Implementing and adhering to quality and safety standards.

Contributing to achieving QOF indicators and both practice and PCN level local and directed enhanced services.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Medical degree from a recognised institution.

Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and inclusion on the GP Register.

Completion of relevant postgraduate training (e.g., GP Specialty Training).

Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) is desirable.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Working Conditions:

Full-time or part-time employment.

Collaborative work within a primary care team.

On-call duties may be required.

This description provides a broad overview, and specific responsibilities can vary based on the healthcare setting and individual practice. It's important to refer to general job responsibilities of a salaried GP across primary Care organisations as outlined by the British Medical Association (BMA). Please contact the practice to arrange a meeting with the lead GP for a detailed discussion about the working environment and ongoing responsibilities as a salaried GP at the practice.


  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & safety

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others’ health, safety and security as defined in the practice health & safety policy, the practice health & safety manual, and the practice infection control policy and published procedures. This will include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, assisting in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness consistent with the scope of the job holder’s role
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum annually)
  • Reporting potential risks identified

Equality and diversity

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers, and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers, and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work


The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team’s performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients’ needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload, and resources


The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise people’s needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards, and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate

We are willing to wait for the right applicant. Informal visits are welcomed by the practice. Please contact our lead GP, Dr Jay Verma, j.verma@nhs.netto arrange a discussion.

Application deadline: 31/01/2024
Expected start date: 01/02/2024

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £100,000.00-£110,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 16 – 37.5 per week


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 31/01/2024
Expected start date: 29/02/2024