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Practice Coordinator - South Warwickshire GP Federation

Practice & PCN Care Coordinator | Dene & Stour Valleys PCN

South Warwickshire GP Federation

Location: The successful candidate will be based at one of our Dene & Stour Practices. Must be willing to travel to support other practices if required.

Hours: 37.5 hours Monday – Friday. Full Time

Salary: Starting from £23,871. Salary depending on experience.

Positions available: 3

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic administrator who has excellent organisational, multidisciplinary and communication skills.

Job responsibilities

The candidate key responsibilities: (this list is not exhaustive)

  • Answering Surgery phone lines
  • Coordinating and adding clinical sessions to EMIS
  • Able to build relationships with ARRS staff, service users and allied professionals in member practices; to help identify patients who could be referred to other health care professionals within the PCN to help improve PCN efficiencies’.
  • Triage requests and queries from phone calls to the team.
  • Manage care home inbox and coordinate workflow within the team
  • Coordinating the receipt of shared care agreements or SIDC's from secondary care
  • Coordinating new patients EMIS online proxy forms and registrations for care homes.
  • Sending out hub communications to homes, pharmacies and surgeries (bank holidays, PLT, news blast for urgent matters).
  • Collation and management of shared documents on the appropriate platform ensuring the latest versions are available and are made available in a timely manner.
  • Creation of EMIS patient searches to support the coordination of project work across the PCN
  • Accurately SNOMED-coding data on EMIS Web into the patient record
  • Identifying relevant clinical information documented in patient correspondence, coding appropriately and completing any detailed actions.
  • To be responsible for scanning, coding and summarising the incoming clinical and non-clinical information and is correctly linked to or embedded in the patient records.
  • Input and extract data as required to support practice reports
  • Input data into the patient’s healthcare records as necessary
  • Support all clinical staff with general administrative tasks as requested
  • Work closely with the Frailty, Practice teams and other care coordinators to assist with Nursing and Residential ward rounds.
  • Support patients to utilise decision aids and tools in preparation for a shared decision-making conversation.
  • Help people to manage their needs through answering queries, signposting to available services, and ensuring that people have good quality written or verbal information to help them make choices about their care.
  • Provide coordination and navigation for people and their carers across health and care services, working closely with social prescribing link workers, health and wellbeing coaches, and other primary care professionals across the PCN.
  • Explore and assist people to access personal health budgets where appropriate including providing information on both local and national projects for example sustainability and improvement projects in place.
  • Holistically bring together all of a person’s identified care and support needs, and explore options to meet these using all available services and resources.

Person Specification

The candidate will ideally: (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Be able to communicate effectively in person, over the phone and via electronic means
  • Ability to prioritise and finish work tasks in timely manner
  • Be proficient with computers to complete administrative functions
  • Be willing to adapt, develop and learn in an ever-changing NHS landscape
  • Be able to work proactively, ensuring support is provided for Medicines Management Team
  • Be agile and able to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Have proven experience working within a pharmacy/ GP setting
  • Have experience working on improvement projects
  • Have experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams

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Clinical Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacist - Dene & Stour Valleys Primary Care Network

South Warwickshire GP Federation

Location: Hastings House Surgery - Rivers Way, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9RH

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday.

Salary: Starting from £42,633, depending on experience.

Job summary

Dene & Stour Valleys PCN are looking to recruit Clinical Pharmacist who is passionate for delivering a quality service to their patients. The Clinical Pharmacist role supports to improve patients’ health outcomes and of the efficiency of the primary care team by providing direct, accessible and timely medicines expertise, including face to face. Clinical Pharmacist proactively transfer workload relating to medicines optimisation issues to improve patients care safety and free up clinical staff to spend more time on clinical care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will help patients to get the best from their medicines by switching medications to agreed and approved protocols, improving repeat prescribing processes in General Practice, including promotion of repeat dispensing and online ordering, minimising clinical risk and aiming to reduce wasted medicines.

  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role to clinically assess and treat patients using extensive experience and in-depth knowledge to be directly responsible for care and prescribing of defined cohort(s) of patients
  • To deliver and develop pharmacy led medicines optimisation working with general practice and the wider multidisciplinary team, ensuring practice remains up to date
  • To lead and promote, support and facilitate medicines optimisation for specialist area in the wider medicine’s agenda ensuring best value, reduced harm and improved outcomes.
  • To lead and deliver evaluation and audit of service delivery for specialist area in order to ensure a high-quality service and to further develop provision.
  • To work to the principles of Medicines Optimisation and relevant up to date national guidelines and evidence base.

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Paramedic - Dene & Stour Valleys Primary Care Network

South Warwickshire GP Federation

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday

Location: Hastings House Surgery - Rivers Way, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9RH

Salary: Starting from £41,614. Depending on experience.

Job summary

Dene & Stour Valleys PCN seek an enthusiastic and proactive Paramedic tjoin their team. Paramedics work autonomously within the community at an advanced level of practice, using their enhanced clinical assessment and treatment skills, tprovide first point of contact for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems relating tminor illness or injury, abdominal pains, chest pains and headaches. They are health professionals whpractice at an advanced level having the capability tmake sound judgements in the absence of full information and tmanage varying degrees of risk when there are complex, competing or ambiguous information or uncertainty.

Main duties of the jobs

  • assess and triage patients
  • advise patients on general healthcare and promote self-management where appropriate, including signposting patients tother community or voluntary services
  • be able to:
  • perform specialist health checks and reviews
  • perform and interpret ECGs; alongside other results as appropriate
  • perform investigatory procedures as required
  • Undertake the collection of pathological specimens including intravenous blood samples, swabs, etc.
  • perform investigatory procedures needed by patients and those requested by GPs and the wider PCN
  • support the delivery of anticipatory care plans and lead certain community services
  • provide an alternative model turgent and same day home visits for the PCN and undertake clinical audits

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Salaried GP

Hastings House Medical Centre is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic GP to join our friendly, skilled team. 

The practice is based in the heart of the village in a modern state of the art building. We are a forward thinking practice, always open to new opportunities and ideas. Many of our GP’s have special interests and welcome ideas a new team member can bring.

  • Our aim is to retain a good quality of life with work life balance.
  • Hugely satisfying and varied role with focus on sustainable working patterns and caring for each other.
  • GP Training, Medical Students within a well - established team of 5 GP Partners, 5 Salaried GP’s, Advanced Nurse Prescribers, Practice Nurses, HCA’s and phlebotomist.
  • We are part of South Warwickshire GP Federation and Dene & Stour Primary Care Network (PCN). Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technician, Health & Well Being team and a First Contact Physio, Frailty Nurse and Mind Counsell or, complement our PCN team.
  • Competitive salary – dependent upon experience.

As a team we are highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive of all current day to day challenges in general practice. We are looking for a team player with a strong work ethic dedicated to providing excellent patient care.

Informal visits are to be encouraged. To arrange a visit or discuss the role with a GP Partner contact please contact Mrs Lucy Jacques 01789 840245 | lucy.jacques@hastings.nhs.uk

Please apply with a cover letter and your CV to the email above we will consider both experienced and newly qualified GP’s.

Maternity Locum

We are looking for Locum cover for up to 5 sessions per week to cover maternity leave for 12 months, commencing end of July 2023. Ideally looking for Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday mornings.

You will be working with a highly motivated and enthusiastic Practice Team. We benefit from being a large Practice with a team of 5 GP Partners and 5 Salaried GPs. Our Clinical Team consists of Nurse Prescribers, Chronic Disease Nurses, Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician, Health and Wellbeing coach, Social Prescriber, a Mind Counsellor, First Contact Physiotherapist, Community Nurse for the elderly and a Frailty Nurse. The Practice has a highly organized and efficient Administrative Team to support Clinic ians. Consultations are a mix of face - to - face and by telephone.

We currently use EMIS clinical software.

We are a Training Practice for GP Trainees and Medical Students.

We operate from modern purpose - built premises in the centre of Wellesbourne village near Warwick. There is easy parking at the rear of the medical centre.

Please send CV and covering letter by email to - lucy.jacques@hastings.nhs.uk

For Informal visits or queries please contact Lucy Jacques by e-mail at or call


01789 840245