Primary Care Paramedic – Lister House Surgery

Lister House Surgery in Wiveliscombe has an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified/registered, committed, motivated and self-reliant Paramedic to increase the diversity of a broad primary care clinical team.,

Working under GP supervision, this newly created role is intended to support GPs by providing general medical care through assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral or signposting to other services, subject to your scope of practice and levels of qualification. It is anticipated the Primary Care Practitioner (paramedic) role will encompass participation in: patient telephone & face-to-face triage, holding clinics, home visits, minor ailments, co-working with our ANP and general support to the GP team, with the potential to expand and design according to demand and specialist skills/experience.

These are exciting times for the development of primary care in Somerset with the creation of a brand new Primary Care Directorate set up within Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (the Alliance),with the innovative aim of providing an integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical approach to patient care. Each Trust currently manages one GP practice, Warwick House in Taunton and Lister House in Wiveliscombe and we want to develop closer working.

Lister House is a flagship surgery (with recent CQC 'Good' rating) at the heart of innovatory progress with a friendly, family-like and cohesive clinical team comprising various multi-disciplinary professionals to ensure a supportive environment of best-practice and collaborative team working.

Some benefits of working at Lister House:

Joining an innovatory, forward-focused GP Practice at the cutting-edge of developing primary care delivery in Somerset

Friendly, cohesive and supportive multi-clinical team

Excellent professional, administrative, nursing and management support

Chance to develop and enhance the role as well as support for continued personal professional development

Contribute to ways in which primary can integrate with acute and community care in the future & help develop new care pathways

Have the support of a larger organisation to develop your career.

Modern, purpose-built state of the art surgery premises

This role will enable you to utilise the full range of your clinical and interpersonal experience, whilst providing opportunities for learning and developing new skills within a Primary Care setting. If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding role within the cutting-edge of primary care services - then this is the job for you!

A Prescriber qualification would be beneficial, although we would welcome applications from candidates working towards the prescriber qualification.

Salary - subject to experience; full or part-time applications considered (minimum 3 days per week required); permanent.

For an informal discussion or visit to meet at the surgery please contact Emma Spiller, Practice Manager, Lister House Surgery, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, TA4 2BF, email . Please apply via the application form posted on NHS Jobs.

Deadline is 25 January 2019