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General Practitioner (GP)

NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP

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General Practitioner (GP)
NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP
Part time - 6 sessions per week
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Ripley Medical Centre
£58,808 - £88,744 dependent on skills & experience.
Salary period
18/10/2021 23:59

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of individuals from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities.  DCHS is also an LGBT inclusive employer.  Selection will be on a basis of merit.  The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy.  To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

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Job overview

Ripley Medical Centre is looking to recruit a GP to join our friendly practice team.

We would consider 6-6.75 sessions per week.

Ripley Medical Centre is a purpose-built practice and offers excellent consulting rooms that are well-equipped, spacious and comfortable.

The surgery serves 5,500 patients in Ripley and the surrounding areas.

Ripley has good road links with the A38 and M1, and is under 5 miles from Belper and under 12 miles from Derby and Matlock. 

The practice is rated good by the CQC and performs well against QOF and the GP Patient Survey.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Chris Wildsmith or the practice reception team.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will provide a portfolio of general medical services; including managing a caseload, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

To support the Lead Clinician and practice team to manage a busy and interesting clinical caseload. The appointee will have the opportunity to take part in leading on key disease areas and assist in developing appropriate healthcare services for a diverse patient list.

They will work collaboratively and support the Lead Clinician and practice team to manage a busy and interesting clinical caseload.

They will lead on key areas within the practice, such as specific QOF domains, quality standards, and practice initiatives, as agreed with the Clinical Lead and/or Practice Manager.

Working for our organisation

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people’s own homes and via virtual consultations.

During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.

Ripley Medical Centre is a part of Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS).

DCHS operates a group of surgeries under it's General Practice Service, and provides a supportive environment for GPs.

As part of the Trust we are able to support with Tier 2 sponsorship/visas.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GP Registration / License to Practice
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification such as teaching or healthcare leadership


Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable general practice experience and skills
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant specialist experience or skills, e.g. joint injection/minor surgery
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Chris Wildsmith
Job title
General Manager
Email address
Telephone number
07964 123952

If you have problems applying, contact

People Resource Team
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Walton Hospital Peter McCarthy Suite
Whitecotes Lane
S40 3HW
07917 464054 / 01332 564856, option 1, option 1