- Sessional General Practitioner
- Sessional hours to be agreed
- Maritime House
- Competitive hourly rates; indemnity covered
- 30/05/2018 23:59
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the busiest emergency ambulance service in the UK with over 4,500 staff who works across a wide range of roles. Our service operates over an area of approximately 620 square miles across London based in 70 ambulance stations.
We serve more than eight million people who live and work in the London area. Our main role is to respond to emergency 999 calls, getting medical help to patients who have serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses as quickly as possible.
However, many of our patients have less serious illnesses or injuries, and do not need to be sent an ambulance on blue lights and sirens. Often these patients will receive more appropriate care somewhere other than at hospital and so we provide a range of care to them, recognising that many have complex problems or long-term medical conditions. We also provide clinical assessments over the phone to more callers with less serious illnesses and injuries.
As an integral part of the NHS in London, we work closely with hospitals and other healthcare professionals, as well as with other emergency services. We are also central to planning for, and responding to, large-scale events or major incidents in the capital.
In everything we do, we will provide Care, Clinical excellence and commitment.
Care - Helping people when they need us; treating people with compassion, dignity and respect; having pride in our work and our organisation.
Clinical excellence - Giving our patients the best possible care; leading and sharing best clinical practice; using staff and patient feedback and experience to improve our care.
Commitment -Setting high standards and delivering against them; supporting our staff to grow, develop and thrive; Learning and growing to deliver continual improvement.
Sessional Integrated Urgent Care GP’s
A new opportunity has arisen for sessional IUC CAS GPs to join our team and work within our CAS in Barking, North East London.
This is an exciting time to join the London Ambulance Service (LAS) as we embark on a new strategy to integrate urgent and emergency care services incorporating 111 and 999. The hours of work will be flexible in accordance with rota requirements and clinician preference.
Any GPs or pharmacists engaged or employed by the Trust will be covered under the Trust’s Indemnity membership so individual additional cover will not be required.
Working as senior clinician within the multi-disciplinary Clinical Assessment Service (CAS) team, GPs will provide enhanced clinical consultation via telephone to patients who have contacted the CAS. GPs will use their medical knowledge and experience to provide clinical leadership and support to the CAS multi-disciplinary team which includes Health Advisors, Clinical Advisors and Advanced Practitioners (nurses and paramedics).
GPs will also provide clinical support advice to healthcare professionals within the community including ambulance clinicians, community nursing teams and allied health professionals and care home staff.
Closing date for applications: Monday 14th May 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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 Agatha Nortley-Meshe (Assistant Medical Director)