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If you need to speak to a doctor or nurse on the telephone, please telephone (Williton 632701) and speak to the receptionist about your needs. We do not interrupt GP consultations except in an emergency.

RECRUITMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a large practice, we sometimes have vacancies become available within our friendly practice team. Details of any positions currently available are outlined briefly below. Please contract the surgery if you are interested in a post and would like any further information from us.

As part of our forward planning strategy and sustainability plans the practice is currently looking to expand its team so that we are best placed to respond to future changes in primary care and the wider NHS. A number of new positions are currently available with our practice team.  

SALARIED GP (WITH A VIEW TO PARTNERSHIP) 

We are looking for an additional doctor to join our friendly, forward thinking practice at Williton and Watchet surgeries. If you are an enthusiastic and motivated GP who would be interested in joining our dynamic and happy team, then we would like to hear from you.

• Twin sited practice with just over 10,000 patients
• 6 GP partners with an extensive team of dedicated clinical and support staff
• Respected teaching and training practice
• Enviable reputation for quality management and data standards
• Specialist interests and personal development supported
• Excellent financial package and working conditions offered
• 4-8 sessions per week available
• Pre application site visits welcomed
• For further information about the practice please see our practice profile or refer to our website 

Practice Profile  

CV and applications to / or further information from:
Mrs Alison Foulkes, West Somerset Healthcare,
The Surgery, Robert Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4QE
Tel: 01984 632701
Email: a.foulkes@nhs.net

PRACTICE NURSE

(22.5 - 37.5 hours per week / Competitive salary dependant on relevant experience & skills)

We are a busy rural practice based at Williton and Watchet Surgeries, seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic practice nurse to become part of our specialist nursing team. Applications considered for either a full or part-time position.

Our ideal candidate(s) will be an enthusiastic and forward thinking practice nurse with a specialist interest in Diabetes, experience in chronic disease management and/or treatment room skills. This position may also suit an existing secondary care nurse with transferable skills and experience who is looking for a new career challenge and personal development.

However, for the right person, training and professional development will be offered, should the applicant successfully demonstrate that they have appropriate transferable skills so applications will be considered from newly qualified nurses with the right skill set and specialist interest.

Support will be given to successful applicants looking to develop a specialist interest in long term conditions management.

Please phone 01984 632701 for an application pack.
For further details or informal discussion please contact
Alison Foulkes, Practice Manager.

The closing date for applications is 17 August 2018

PHLEBOTOMIST / JUNIOR HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

(22.5 hours per week / Competitive salary dependant on relevant experience & skills)

We are a busy rural practice based at Williton and Watchet Surgeries, seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic clinician to become part of our specialist nursing team.

Our ideal candidate(s) will be an enthusiastic and motivated phlebotomist or qualified healthcare assistant with basic general practice treatment room or hospital clinic skills. However, for the right person, training and professional development will be offered, should the applicant successfully demonstrate that they have appropriate transferable skills.

Please phone 01984 632701 for an application pack.
For further details or informal discussion please contact
Alison Foulkes, Practice Manager.

 ASSOCIATED VACANCIES -

LIVING BETTER COMPLEX CARE NURSE

(WEST SOMERSET GP FEDERATION OF PRACTICES)

Nurse Required – West Somerset Living Better Project

Employer:     Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust

Part-time:      28 hours per week

Salary:           £15.00 per hour

An RGN is required to join our existing team of four nurses delivering the West Somerset GP Federation’s Living Better project. This is an exciting opportunity for a nurse interested in improving patient outcomes by working on a dynamic project developed to meet the needs of a changing healthcare environment.

The post will be based at Williton Surgery and is a community based role covering the practice’s area.

You will support patients, their families and carers to establish personalised care planning goals, encourage self-management and support independent living. You will be responsible for planning, proactively monitoring and anticipating the changing needs of patients on your caseload, co-ordinating care across all parts of the health and social care system.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supported by the GP practice, Village Agents, community and voluntary services, secondary care and social care amongst others.

This post will be hosted by Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust as the employer. Service delivery will be managed by the West Somerset GP Federation Living Better team and the post-holder will report locally to our practice management team. This is a fixed-term post of one year and extension of this will be subject to budget renewal in April 2019.

The application window for this role will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested, please apply as soon as possible.

For an application form and further information, please contact our HR lead Alison Foulkes on 01984 632701 or email a.foulkes@nhs.net

 



 
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