Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

GP Extensivist with Interest in Care for Older People

Salaried GP

Main area
Older People
Salaried GP
37.5 per week
Job ref
Westminster Memorial Hospital
£70,000 to £75,000 p.a.
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Dorset Healthcare Foundation Trust are looking for an experienced GP with specialist interest in care of the older person to work with our integrated teams in North Dorset.

A vacancy has arisen in the Shaftesbury and Gillingham locality of North Dorset for a GP Extensivist with an interest in older people to join our team.  We already have a co-located Health and Social Care hub and are developing integrated ways of working that have the patient at its centre.  We are actively striving to develop seamless working with our local primary care partners.

To complete this highly motivated and dedicated team of professionals we are looking for an enthusiastic GP Extensivist, to provide medical expertise for our inpatients and to work within our proactive multi-disciplinary community teams that aims to reduce avoidable hospital admissions, to facilitate community and acute hospital discharge and respond to the urgent and routine needs of patients within the community.

This is a really exciting opportunity for you to play a key role in helping to develop and shape integrated working in the Shaftesbury locality.

If you would like to work with likeminded health and social care staff and to promote innovation and excellence while putting patients at the heart of what you do – please call for more information or to arrange an informal visit.

This post would be suitable for job sharing.

Employment in this post requires a Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Lawes, Hospital Matron on 01747 475227 or 07766 902414

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