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Administrator (Administration team)

We are looking to recruit an Administrator to join our friendly and supportive administration team in a busy doctor’s surgery in Gloucester.

Having merged from four practices in 2018, Aspen Medical Practice is now a single large practice with around 30,000 patients. Operating from a modern main super surgery in central Gloucester we work together as one multi-disciplinary team to provide the best possible service we can for our patients and their families.

Our administration team consists of 21 full and part-time staff who work together to support the practice performing duties including clinical coding, summarising of patient records, referral management as well as a varied range of general administrative tasks (such as responding to emails, dealing with patient queries etc). The successful candidate may be asked to perform any of the team’s tasks.

Previous Administration experience is essential. Experience in healthcare and/or a GP surgery would be desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Standard working hours are 8am – 4pm and we are looking for someone to work three days per week (22.5hrs).

To apply for this position please email your CV and a covering letter by clicking on Apply Now. An application form will also need to be completed prior to shortlisting and will be sent to you on receipt of your CV.

If you have not received a response by 15th December 2021, please consider your application unsuccessful at this time.

  • Salary: To be discussed at interview
  • Hours Per Week: 22.5 hours per week (3 days)

Receptionist / Customer Services Assistant

We are looking to recruit a part-time Receptionist / Customer Services Assistant to join our busy, friendly Reception team working across Aspen Medical Practice’s three sites (all located in Gloucester). For further information or to apply for this position, please visit www.glosjobs.co.uk/receptionist-customer-services-assistant.

Partner/Salaried GP or ANP

Sessions available 4-8

Aspen Medical Practice is a Primary Care Network (PCN) and take full advantage of the additional resources this brings. We have 30,000 patients and cover 3 sites. We have a large and growing team of doctors and a strong multi-disciplinary approach to providing high quality care. Our size gives us the opportunity to be at the forefront of change and to adopt new technology and diagnostics to better serve the needs of our patient population. We have an new purpose built health centre as our main site and have 2 smaller branch surgeries.

We would like to offer you:

  • Variety across your Week.
  • 15 minute face to face appointments as standard.
  • A highly supportive and responsive team environment with a protected induction and mentoring support from our experienced GPs to help guide your career development.
  • Proactive use of eConsult, Footfall and accuRX.
  • Indemnity cover provided.
  • Team atmosphere.
  • Monthly Protected Learning time as a Team.
  • PPE above PHE minimum to keep clinicians and patients safe.
  • Active encouragement to develop additional skills and specialist clinical interests, or representative roles the CCG, RCGP or LMC

We are developing a new clinical model for the delivery of primary care based on:

  • Our own Covid-19 Hot Hub at branch Surgery where we control who is seen where.
  • Safeguarding, Frailty and Palliative MDTs in house and Community Matron lead Frailty service.
  • Clinical Pharmacist team leading on medicines management and prescription flow.
  • Full time team of Results Nurses managing chronic disease blood results and medication monitoring.
  • Home visits done by Visiting ANP/GP (no routine visits for the other GPs unless a patient is a palliative patient with you as their primary physician).
  • Minor surgery, Dermatology, Joint Injections, Diabetes and LARC Specialist clinics
  • In house Eat Real Food patient education approach to diabetes and metabolic syndrome management.
  • Lifestyle Medicine approach.
  • Nursing Homes covered by named GPs.
  • Opportunities for varied nGMS work.
  • Training of Med students, F2s, ST doctors and allied professionals (PAs, Pharmacists, Nurses)
  • RCGP Green Practice.

The only constant in General Practice is change. We don’t believe the future of General Practice looks like 2 surgery sessions per day with visits at lunchtime. Every. Day. Forever.

Please come to visit us if you are interested by contacting Dr Hasib Khalid (hasib.khalid@nhs.net)  at the practice to arrange an informal chat.

Risk and Compliance Manager

Gloucester

Overview

We are seeking an experienced manager to join our Senior Management team to strengthen our administrative oversight of 140 staff and three buildings.

Key attributes required are:

Team management experience. Ability to organise and track multiple deliverables and complete by deadlines. Comfortable in both taking direction and leading

You should be

If you are committed to delivering a high-quality service, are comfortable designing efficient processes for set deliverables, and enjoy leading a team to be the best they can be, then this position may be for you.

This post holder will be responsible for, and provide expertise in, ensuring Aspen is compliant in any statutory, safety or regulatory area such as CQC requirements, complaints, health and safety, premises condition, and staff hiring. You will also be responsible for designing and supporting patient services.

We are

Aspen Medical Practice was formed in 2018 with the merger of 4 practices, making it the largest surgery in Gloucestershire with over 30,000 patients.

Since also becoming the first single surgery Primary Care Network in Gloucestershire, Aspen has been developing its teams to maximise the efficiencies and reach that a large-scale organisation can mobilise for its patients.

We welcome applicants from any background. You will receive support and guidance from the partnership and senior management team.

Job description

Manage and work direct the Risk and Compliance department in the areas below in all three Aspen locations. Ensuring Aspen is safe and compliant with all requirements for human resource law, Care Quality Commission, Health and Safety law and any other statutory requirements. Support the partners and management team in running Aspen Medical Practice.

Qualifications

Essential

Experience in a staff supervisory position including directing staff on daily tasks and monitoring performance, Managing workloads to deadlines, Expertise in relationship building/management, Demonstrable emotional intelligence, Ability to use Excel to communicate and manage processes.

Desirable

Recruitment, appraisals, and performance management, responding to patients queries and /or complaints. Liaising with outside contracts, troubleshooting, being responsible and accountable, managing change, researching, and creating documents for training, preparatory work to be able to produce a report/ presentation / lead a meeting.

1st Stage Interviews being held on 2nd November 2021.

Position for Salaried Doctor / GP Partner 2-8 sessions available

Aspen Medical Practice are looking for a friendly, motivated and enthusiastic GP who values good patient care and supportive colleagues.

Aspen Medical Practice is a forward thinking and dynamic practice with a young Partnership who are not afraid to innovate and try new ventures. Our goal is to take the stress out of General Practice and bring back the enjoyment and satisfaction of Primary Care.

We have a diverse demographic of 30,000 patients and make up our own Primary Care Network. Our team is made up of supportive GPs, ANPs, Clinical Pharmacists and amazing nurses who manage our chronic disease.

We are passionate about self-care and patient empowerment and have our own Eat Real Food education programme which has helped many diabetic and prediabetics go into remission and improve their lifestyle.

Training is really important to us – we have multiple trainees and run regular tutorials for non-medical prescribers as well as our in-house monthly protected training time. Although we are all generalists, there are specialist clinics run inhouse for skin clinic, minor surgery, diabetes, joint injections and womens health clinics and also have GPs with special interests in Learning Disabilities. We also take an active part in the Primary Care Research Network Learn more about us at www.aspenmedicalprac4ce.nhs.uk & www.eatrealfood.uk.

As a member of our team you will:

  • Have 7 weeks of annual leave pro rata to include a week of study leave.
  • Receive a competitive sessional rate with indemnity and GMC fees paid.
  • Never be “the sole Duty Doctor” – working within a partner-led team.
  • Be part of a training practice and encouraged to expand into becoming a Clinical or Educational supervisor if interested.
  • Benefit from proactive workload management using pharmacists, administrators and results nurses (who manage all chronic disease bloods) resulting in reduced admin burden.
  • Benefit from an amazing Frailty team who proactively improve care for our elderly frail patients.
  • Have no home visits unless they are your palliative patient or you are the visiting doctor for the day.
  • Benefit from inhouse specialists and have the opportunity for you to develop these skills yourself.

Please contact Dr Hasib Khalid (hasib.khalid@nhs.net)  to arrange for an informal chat and visit.