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Salaried GP (with view to partnership)


Job Description

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

The successful candidate will be employed by the GP Practice/Medical Centre, not Cwm Taf University Health Board

Porth Farm Surgery is looking to appoint a salaried GP with view to partnership. We are looking for a GP who is conscientious with a long term vision and commitment to join our team. Terms and conditions are negotiable and flexible sessions are available.

The Practice team is currently made up of two GP Partners, pharmacist and supported by a strong nursing team.

GP mentor available
Clinical personal assistant – reduction in administration work
Excellent admin support infrastructure
High QOF Achiever and enhanced service provider
Stable list size, C. 5200 patients
Vision 360 clinical system, vision anywhere
Enhanced Service provider
Purpose built premises with parking
20 minute drive from Cardiff or 40 minute from Swansea
Willing to wait for the right candidate

For further information regarding your application please contact the practice manager, Karen Shepperd, at ( Email address removed ) or contact Karen on  ( Phone number removed )  to arrange an informal visit.

South Wales and the Valleys is a fantastic area to live and work in, rich in industrial heritage, natural beauty and cultural history. There is easy access to the mountains of the Brecon Beacons in the North and Wales’s cosmopolitan capital city Cardiff with its wide range of restaurants, shops, theatres and art galleries in the South. There are also good air, road, rail and sea links, which provide easy access for travel throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. As well as outstanding scenery the location affords opportunities to participate in a wide range of recreational activities, including water sports, hiking and rock climbing. The area hosts an excellent choice of affordable housing and schools.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a general practice in South Wales and the Valleys where the high level of morbidity of patients means that there is a real opportunity for career development and to make a real difference to patients’ lives.

As a GP working across Rhondda, Cynon, Taff Ely and Merthyr Tydfil localities you will have the opportunity to work closely with primary care colleagues at Cwm Taf UHB where changes are being put in place to improve work life balance and job satisfaction, including collaborating in clusters.

Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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UK Registration

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