Salaried GP with hospital or community specialist interest

Whiston, Prescot
07 Dec 2017
01 Jan 2018
GP, Hospital
Contract Type
Full Time

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Be part of 'One of the best performing Trusts in the country' - professor Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals, January 2016.

The Trust vision is to provide 5 star patient care to every patient every time as illustrated by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the vision and values, which can be found by clicking on the Trust Objectives 2016-17 document via the link on the right of the screen.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Ranked highest in the NHS for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (NHS Friends and Family Test 2016)
  • Best Patient Environment in the North West (PLACE 2016)
  • Best Performing Trust in North West (Advancing Quality 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal 2015)

One simple choice.
One big impact.

Salaried GP with hospital or community specialist interest

4 posts available 

An experienced or more recently qualified General Practitioner with an impressive track record, you can afford to be choosy about your next career move. There are plenty of good reasons to choose us. A high performing Trust, where clinicians actively shape services. 

Here, you will work in purpose built, state of the art facilities. You will help us build on our excellent reputation and you will be instrumental in enhancing our capacity to deliver world-class service. You will enjoy a significant impact. You will be glad you chose to join our team. You are interested in developing or furthering a specialist interest in either hospital or specialist community services. There is a wide choice of specialist interests available. You will work 6 sessions in primary care, 2 in your chosen hospital/community specialist interest and 1 for CPD. 

We are working with a number of local practices for the primary care element of this role, including one run by the Trust: Marshalls Cross Medical Practice is located within St Helens Hospital and currently looks after 5000 patients, many of which are elderly with complex health requirements. Our vision is to deliver the highest quality healthcare to patients, by a highly skilled and motivated constantly improving team, within a stable and nurturing work environment. 

In addition to a competitive starting salary and NHS pension scheme we offer 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays, pro rata). Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Support from our clinical workforce, GPs and excellent support from management
  • Active career progression and skills development throughout employment with the Trust
  • A total commitment to your continued professional development
  • Unique opportunity to be part of an Acute Hospital Trust with support from senior medical and consultant colleagues, AHP and management and the development or continuation of a specialist interest in either hospital or specialist community services
  • Full indemnity insurance on top of salary

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure Children and Adults Barring Service.

Closing Date: 1st January 2018
Interview: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Patricia Keeley, Assistant Director of Operations or Ms Karen Birchall, Directorate Manager, St Helens Hospital on 01744 646618

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process.You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

Application forms are available in paper format, if you are having difficulties in accessing the electroinc application form. Please email to request one.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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.

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