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General Practitioner - Rotherham Walk-In-Centre & Out-of-Hours

Full Time

Job Description

Job SummaryAs a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in our Rotherham Walk in Centre and Out of Hours service the post holder will provide clinical assessment and diagnosis to patient’s requirements and make timely decisions regarding future management. They will also provide a highly specialist resource to other healthcare staff, patients and carers and have active involvement in Clinical Governance/ Effectiveness activities.

Key Responsibilities

•To manage the service caseload in partnership with other practitioners to ensure quality outcomes for patients and carers.
•To act as an accountable general practitioner, managing clinical care and facilitating general management through partnership with the service and management team.
•To produce and comply with a work plan developed in partnership with appropriate NHSE/CCG manager and Service Manager to ensure all practice and other work is delivered appropriately and safely.


•To provide appropriate medical leadership as appropriate to service requirements.
•To identify and utilise appropriately best practice through benchmarking and clinical guidelines.
•To be actively involved in developmental processes within the service, in partnership with other practices as appropriate, for CCG and other service enhancements.
•To take ownership and provide leadership to the practice team in specified clinical areas as part of practice development programme.
•To promote through leadership the use of end of life strategies (GSF etc) to deliver high quality palliative care.
•To develop positive collaborative working relationships across all areas of the care team (primary secondary and social care) and with carers.
•To undertake appropriate clinical risk assessments and implement management strategies for risk identified.
•To be actively involved and engaged in practice and wider team meetings and forum to promote communication and development.


•To provide appropriate care and services to patients in all age ranges and level of health care needs.
•To respond to medical/health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
•To provide on call and other services in practice as appropriate.
•To prescribe generically for patients as appropriate to need and if none generics utilised be able to provide appropriate clinical rationale with support from Medicines Management team.
•To provide appropriate health promotion and preventative health care advice to all patients attending the practice.


•To maintain clinical records either written or computer based in line with professional code and requirements utilising appropriate READ coding and other coding systems.
•To liaise with all relevant agencies and services to promote knowledge and awareness of services in practice and local community
•To work with colleagues to identify ways to ease the burden of demand.
•To identify ways to promote opportunities for patient involvement in service development and evaluation.
•To work in line with appropriate NHSE/CCG policies and procedures including human resources, safeguarding children etc.

Skills & Experience

Professional Skills •Knowledge of methods of developing clinical quality assurance and evidence based practice.

•Evidence of up to date knowledge and skills.
•Evidence of ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care.
•Evidence of professional development and knowledge.
•Evidence of ability to direct and co-ordinate programmes of care working autonomously and collaboratively.
•Excellent Computer Skills.
Audit •Evidence of audit activities.

Other Requirements
•Ability to communicate with people of all capabilities and attitudes.
•Physically able to carry out the duties involved.
•Strong commitment to provide high quality clinical services.
•Commitment to team working.
•Must pass occupational health assessment and undertake enhanced CRB disclosure.


•Inclusion in the GMC Register.
•On a NHSE/CCG Medical Performance List.
Evidence of continuing professional development.
•Experience of working as a General
•Willingness to provide mentoring and support to all other Clinicians where appropriate.
•Evidence of continuing professional development.
•Case management experience.

Additional Information

Clinical Governance/Research & Audit

•To work collaboratively with the Clinical Lead and the entire team to ensure that effective clinical governance is incorporated in the day to day practice in the service.
•To take part in appropriate R&D and audit processes within the practice as agreed in line with Care UK primary care division priorities.
•To develop and implement as appropriate guidelines, policies and procedures as required


•To develop and maintain high levels of communication with patients and carers ensuring effective care delivery.
•To promote effective communication processes between all team members to enable good working practices.
•To maintain communication processes with acute and other colleagues and partners in care to ensure care delivery
•To actively engage in effective communication with Care UK, NHSE/CCG managerial support processes to ensure equity of service delivery and target achievement.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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