Vacancies

College Surgery Partnership has a wide and varied team profile and our workforce ranges from GPs and nurses to administration posts; from paramedics to dispensers; and from secretaries to cleaners.

 

Why work for us?

 

Great Patient Care: We are focused on providing great patient care to our population. 

 

Diversity: We believe that people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, make our organisation better.  Just as our patients are diverse, we need to be too.  

 

Working in Collaboration: With our patients and in our teams

 

Experience: We have amazing team members who have a wealth of experience and knowledge and love supporting new employees

 

Ambition:  We get it right almost all of the time but, when we don’t, we learn from that experience and we improve because our ambition is to be the best we can be.

Current Vacancies

Nursing Associate (would consider trainee) - up to 37 hours per week - part time considered

This new and exciting role is to support registered nurses to enable them to be able to focus on the more complex clinical care of patients.

You would provide wound care and dressings and to perform and record clinical observations such as blood pressure, temperature, respirations and pulse.  After undertaking additional training you would undertake childhood immunisations, flu vaccinations, ECGs. venepuncture and cervical cytology.  You would provide support during minor operations and advise patients on general healthcare, promoting self-management where appropriate, including signposting patients to personalised care colleagues, and local community and voluntary sector services. 

Whilst we would ideally like a registered Nursing Associate, who has undertaken and completed the two year foundation degree delivered by a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved provider, we would consider those who were looking to train in this area.

College Surgery is a wonderful place to work and you will be located within a large and supportive nursing team providing services to our 18,000 patients. 

We are proud of our multiprofessional team including Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic and Social Prescribing Link Workers working with GPs

We have a proactive approach to prevention and wellbeing with innovative Children and Young People's link workers and a Health Coach

We are a learning environment with quarterly Continuing Professional Development afternoons where medical and nursing students and GP trainees attend to learn together.

We have also been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.  

If you are interested in this role, please send an email to angela.england-barr@nhs.net for the job description and person specification. 

 

 

Paramedic - up to 37 hours

As a Primary Care Paramedic in our multidisciplinary practice team you will be providing clinical care within your scope of practice to our patient population of 18,000 patients.  You will work across a number of clinical areas, including, but not limited to, assessing (both by telephone and face to face) and managing acutely unwell patients, assessing home visit requests and carrying out home visits if indicated, promoting good health, illness prevention, prescribing, managing results, as well as supporting the Nursing Team and PCN in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure.

You will work as an autonomous practitioner, working independently of, but in conjunction with, our clinical team, to undertake independent consultation with patients with a variety of medical conditions and make treatment decisions (including ordering the necessary investigations); refer patients to secondary care; and to visit our housebound patients.  You will work as part of a supportive acute services team, which includes GPs, another Paramedic, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, and Health Care Assistants.  

You will be an experienced and capable Paramedic who may be working towards advanced level competences in a primary or urgent care setting. Support for the independent prescriber qualification will be offered.  The role will provide opportunities to consult with patients in a range of contexts, including by phone, clinic appointments, home visits and e-consultations.

Supervision will be provided by designated members of the team and an experienced clinical mentor will be provided. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holder’s skills and knowledge.  We also provide a learning environment with quarterly CPD afternoons, medical and nursing students and GP trainees.  We also have a daily clinical meetings where you can discuss clinical issues with the rest of the clinical team. 

We were rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. 

If you would like further information, please send an email to kyladawe@nhs.net 

Clinical Pharmacist - up to 37 hours per week - remote working, with weekly trips to the practice considered

We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist to work alongside a team of GPs and Dispensing professionals in General Practice.

The purpose of the role will be to improve patients’ health outcomes and the efficiency of the team by providing direct, accessible, and timely medicines and expertise including face to face contact with patients.

You will be an integral part of the general practice team, as well as part of a wider pharmacist network and multi-disciplinary team. This includes being a conduit of patient medicines information into and out of our local hospital. You will work to optimise medication issues to improve patient care and safety and support clinical staff in the management of patients.

As part of your employment, you will achieve qualifications from an accredited training pathway, including independent prescribing, equipping you to be able to practise and prescribe safely and effectively in a primary care setting.  Supervision and mentorship network will be provided to support you.

With a minimum of two years working as a pharmacist, you should hold or be working towards an GPhC independent prescribing qualification, be a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and have a minor ailments certificate.  

We provide a supportive environment working with a motivated and innovative team. We have been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.  We cultivate a learning environment with quarterly CPD afternoons, medical and nursing students, and GP trainees and we also have daily clinical meetings.  We are research active and looking to develop in this area. 

For further information and a job description, please email kyladawe@nhs.net

Bank Receptionists

We have a talented and dedicated reception team who provide excellent support to our patients and we are now looking for some additional team members to be part of our bank of receptionists who cover sickness and holidays for us, or who provide additional capacity when we are especially busy.

If you are confident, friendly, hardworking and passionate about providing excellent customer service, we’d love to hear from you

You must be able to work at our main site in Cullompton and all our branch sites at Sampford Peverell, Bradninch, Uffculme and Willand and available to work either a Monday or Friday, or both.

Applicants should have excellent customer service skills; be comfortable with change and innovation; and have competent IT skills.

Experience in a medical or NHS background is preferable and if you have training on SystmOne, we might just hug you (when we are able to).

However, training can be provided to exceptional candidates

If you would like further information on this post, please contact Angela.England-Barr@nhs.net

Dispensing Administrator

Do you provide great admin support? Are you comfortable with taking responsibility? Do you love working as part of a team?

We are looking for a enthusiastic, efficient administrator who has an eye for detail and takes pride in their work.

Our dispensing team are supported by an administrator undertaking tasks such as printing, typing, compiling rotas, printing prescriptions, and assisting the team generally in the dispensary. You must be reliable as this is a small team and you will be an essential part of it.

Your IT skills need to be excellent, and you need to enjoy your work and always look to improvement and innovation. There are plenty of opportunities for someone to make this role their own and develop it within the team.

A happy demeanour and a good sense of humour are essential as is the ability to work at pace in a demanding environment.

We offer NHS Pension, free tea and coffee and fruit, and social events along with working within a wider team who have great patient care at their heart.

If you would like additional information on this post, please email Angela.England-Barr@nhs.net

Dispenser

Are you passionate about delivering great service?

We are looking for experienced team members with an NVQ2 in Pharmacy Services. 

You must be prepared and able to travel to all our dispensaries based in Uffculme, Bradninch, and Sampford Peverell.

You will be serving our community and interacting with customers on a day to day basis.

You will establish relationships with all customers - not only patients as well as other team members including our healthcare team.

Applicants should have a keen eye for detail and be able to work to deadlines. IT and great customer service skills are a must, as is a sense of humour and happy demeanour. Knowledge of SystmOne would be beneficial. Future progression will always be considered. Flexibility to work additional hours to cover staff absences if part time is always helpful.

If you would like further details of this post, please email angela.england-barr@nhs.net