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Extensivist General Practitioner / Consultant Extensivist

Consultant

Main area
Extensivist
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 40 hours per week or Part time minimum of 2 days
Job ref
245-MEDCEXT-05-18-B
Site
Crickets Lane
Town
Ashton Under Lyne
Salary
£55,965 to £105,042 per annum (depending on experience)
Closing
05/03/2019 23:59

There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G IC) will provide the foundation for one of the first ICOs in England, bringing together a wide range of health and social care services for the benefit of local people. The ICO will manage a person’s entire care in the future, by linking up hospital services with community care and mental health services as well as working closely with GPs.

We expect that, to fully transform these services, will take between three and five years. This is a unique opportunity for Tameside and Glossop to be at the forefront of developing more joined-up integrated care; and we are absolutely committed to getting it right. To get it right, we need the right, highly skilled patient focused workforce throughout the whole process.

Our values and behaviours are at the heart of everything we do, and the Trust’s values and behaviours drive a culture of openness and candour, where staff are listened to and where patients come first.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE VACANCY CLOSING DATE, THEN YOU SHOULD ASSUME THAT UNFORTUNATELY ON THIS OCCASION, YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.


 

ARE YOU A GP INTERESTED IN MULTIMORBIDITY, FRAILTY AND COMPLEX CARE IN THE COMMUNITY?

EXTENSIVIST GENERAL PRACTITIONER/ CONSULTANT EXTENSIVIST

Salary range – Circa £80k to £100k (depending on experience)

Full time (40 hours) and/or Part time hours considered

(Part time post holders must be available to work a minimum of 2 days per week on a Thursday and Friday)

The Role and the Service

We are seeking to recruit a General Practitioner(s) with an interest in Frailty and co-morbidity to join our other GPs already in post in the Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust - Extensive Care Service.

 

The Extensive Care Service is a fundamental part of the Trust’s ambition to improve care for those residents living with a number of long term conditions and associated health and social care issues, to improve their health and wellbeing, and reduce demand on services by ensuring that their care is managed more effectively in the community. We are working innovatively with our stakeholders on new models of care within Tameside and Glossop, this is an ambitious transformation programme. It is designed to ensure that health and social care services for the people of the Tameside & Glossop are integrated to provide better care outside of hospital.

This is an exciting role which will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to innovate and shape the service as it continues to develop.

Your strengths

  • You will be a doctor with a passion for service development and improvement, who will be able to bring your clinical expertise and experience in managing patients with multiple long term conditions.
  • You will be able to demonstrate positive clinical leadership within a multi-disciplinary team, made up of Advanced Nurse Practitioners and other clinicians, working closely with colleagues in neighbourhood pharmacy teams and social prescribing projects.
  • You will be capable of forging good working relationships with local GPs, as well as hospital clinicians in the acute Trust. It is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in a service that aims to provide a clinical interface between primary, community and secondary care. 

 

Your Part in the Transformation Plan

The Tameside and Glossop Locality Plan set the bold ambition of raising healthy life expectancy to the North-west average by 2020. Our vision to achieve this ambition is to move quickly to a fully person-centred and integrated model of care, with a much heavier emphasis on prevention, supporting self-care and care closer to home.

 

We are one of the first Integrated NHS care organisations to develop Integrated Neighbourhood teams across our five Neighbourhoods; each has access to support from a range of more specialised community-based services. These include intermediate tier services such as community inpatient and discharge to assess beds, podiatry, speech and language therapies, IV therapies, community rehabilitation and dietetics, as well was some urgent care services.

 

The intermediate tier will provide a key interface between the Integrated Neighbourhood and the acute hospital setting ensuring that people are supported in the environment that is suited to their own needs, avoiding unplanned admissions and supporting patients to return home after hospital care. The Extensive Care Service is a key development within the Intermediate Tier. 

We can offer an exciting opportunity to work in a health and care system that has excellent relationships between Local Authority, CCG, Trust and Primary Care and who are all committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the population and creating a health and care system that is sustainable, within a new model of care.  We will be happy to explore opportunities for the right candidate to maintain their clinical practice in Primary Care alongside these roles.

 

Why come to Tameside and Glossop?

The population in this area faces a number of significant health and social care challenges, and clinicians working in the area have the opportunity to encourage significant improvements in the lives of the people living here.  Aside from the exciting opportunity to work with us here in Tameside and Glossop, living in the area offers opportunities for those who like rural or semi-rural life, with Derbyshire and the Peak District on the doorstep. Equally, for the city lovers, the city of Manchester and its fantastic cultural offer, is just a short drive away.

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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

  • If you would like to discuss the roles further, please contact any of the following:

    • Dr Faisal Bhutta, Extensivist Consultant on 07779 657737
    • Dr Christine Ahmed, Extensivist Consultant , on 07769 364705
    • John Schooling, Directorate Manager Intermediate Tier Services on 0161 366 2169 / 077710 492 275, schooling@nhs.net

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0161 922 6263