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Ward GP/Associate Specialist

NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP

Main area
Care of the elderly
NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP
Two posts 0.8wte and 0.5wte
Job ref
£87,003 pa pro rata
18/10/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


We are looking for a Salaried GP to join our Community Hospital Teams at Zachary Merton, Arundel and Salvington Community Hospitals.
Our community hospitals aim to provide comprehensive care to local people. This includes rehabilitation and complex medical management. The community hospitals are a critical part of the local system, accepting admissions from local acute Trusts as well as the community.

You would be working with the multidisciplinary team. The team includes our Advanced Nurse Practitioners and has weekly support from the Geriatricians to support cross system working.

You will be the medical leader in the team, providing expert primary and community care for patients who require inpatient care but are not unwell enough to need admission to an acute hospital.

This unique post will allow you to combine your primary care knowledge with your passion and experience for more complex medical condition management with a chance to lead the care of our community hospital patients and develop and improve community medical services.

For this role you will have a proven clinical background with an interest in quality, improvement and service innovation.   There is regular support in this role from Consultant Geriatricians and the SCFT Clinical Lead as well as study leave time and opportunities to attend medical education meetings. Candidates will also have opportunities to develop medical and clinical leadership skills on trust wide and health system wide projects.

Flexible working patterns including full, part time and job share will be considered.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Kalyani Richard, GP and Area Clinical Director -



Sarah Grant, Inpatient Services General Manager, West Area