- General Practioner
- Salaried GP
- £56,525 to £85,298 pa ; Indemnity covered
- 31/07/2018 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 are Respectful, Professional, Innovative and Collaborative.
Respectful - Caring for our Patients and each other with compassion and empathy. Championing quality and diversity. Acting fairly.
Professional - Acting with honesty and integrity. Aspiring to clinical, technical and managerial excellence. Leading by example. Being accountable and outcomes orientated.
Innovative - Thinking creatively. Driving value and sustainable change. Harnessing technology and new ways of working. Taking courageous decisions.
Collaborative: Listening and learning from each other. Working with partners. Being open and transparent. Building trust.
General Practitioner Integrated Urgent Care
A new opportunity has arisen for salaried GPs to join our team and work within our Integrated Urgent Care service in North East London. This is an exciting time to join the service, as we begin integrating urgent and emergency care services incorporating 111 and 999. The choice and flexibility available with these part/full time posts will be by mutual agreement with successful candidates and the salary range reflects the pattern and choice of the more unsocial hours chosen.
As part of the multi-disciplinary Clinical Assessment Service (CAS) team, salaried GPs will be based in our Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) Hub providing enhanced clinical consultation via telephone to patients who have contacted the IUC service; GPs will provide clinical leadership and support to the IUC multi-disciplinary team which includes Call Handlers, Nurses, Paramedics 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. Also indemnity for all LAS work will be covered.
Job Type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full time & part time hours available
Pay Scheme: Medical and Dental Staff
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)
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