Doctors

Hurley Group NHS GP Partnership

The Hurley Group is an NHS organisation that runs a number of practices and urgent care centres across London. We have been providing patient-centred care since 1969, working within some of the UK’s most deprived communities.

We currently employ over 300 staff compromising of 1/3rd clinical and 2/3rds non-clinical. With a number of practices and unscheduled care sites across London we are able to offer a range of opportunities for GP seeking salaried positions.

We have developed a range of roles for GPs at any stage of their career to develop their own job plan.

  • Recently qualified– opportunity to gain experience at multiple sites, CPD time and study leave, support for courses, including our leadership programme and 1:1 mentoring
  • Experienced GPs– support to develop leadership skills, support to work in CCG roles, entrepreneurial opportunities and mentor training
  • GP Trainers– we run a number of training practices and will also fund GPs to train as GP trainers, or educational supervisors, or FY2 trainers
  • Support for return to work doctors

We can offer variety in respect of the location in which you want to work

  • Large and small general practices, some co-located with other services
  • Walk-in Centres
  • Urgent Care , bringing your GP skills to the A&E Department

Some unique sessional opportunities include work with:

  • Our digital eHub
  • The GP Health Programme
  • Nursing Homes in Southwark
  • Substance Misuse services in Southwark
  • Refugee and Asylum services in Southwark

In all roles, we offer a range of salaries depending on experience, the NHS pension and a preferential rate for MDDUS membership.

Current Vacancies:

Hurley GP Partnership

We wish to appoint new partners to join us in leading one of the most exciting NHS GP partnerships in the UK. The Hurley Group http://hurleygroup.co.uk/about/ is a well-established NHS partnership. We have not just survived every storm over the last few decades, but thrived, as you will if you join us.

Being a Hurley Partner means being a leader in a high profile organisation often held up as an exemplar of general practice nationally. You will be networking with senior leaders within the NHS and have a chance to have significant impact in service development. This is both rewarding and challenging in equal measure.

Since 2004 the Hurley Group has expanded across London to deliver care from traditional GP practices, walk-in clinics, urgent care centres and a specialist service to doctors and dentists with mental health problems (www.php.nhs.uk  www.gphealth.nhs.uk).

The Hurley Group never stands still and even given all the current problems within general practice we feel there has never been a better time to be a GP. This might require a change of direction, exploring new avenues for service delivery (such as the online consulting tool www.eConsult.net ) or expanding to other areas of care. You can help us decide as it will depend on who is willing to take the challenge and become part of our team.

A partnership at the Hurley is exhilarating, varied, challenging, constantly rewarding and sometimes tough. You will be a clinician, manager, colleague, mentor and above all, a leader.

Within this recruitment we are looking specifically at

  • At least one GP who can help develop our training and teaching portfolio and help consolidate good clinical care within our lead practices. This would involve taking clinical and leadership responsibility for at least one site within our portfolio for a period to ensure stability.
  • A GP who wants to have an open portfolio and help us innovate across our practices.
  • A GP to work with Dr Clare Gerada on the world leading, Practitioner Health Programme. This person would become her apprentice with a view to taking over the reins of the service over the next five years. This person must have expertise in mental health/psychiatry with at least 12 months experience (6 months in specialist setting and 6 months either within a specialist setting or community or GP with Special Clinical Interest).

You need: to be a clinician, flexible, have a good sense of humor, possess a good work ethic, not mind “getting your hands dirty” and be prepared to travel (within the M25, at least!). You will also need to join our GP on-call rota to cover critical gaps. This includes night time and weekend work where required.

Current Partners

Clare Gerada – PHP Medical Director, former RCGP Chair

Arvind Madan – Director of Primary Care NHS England

Murray Ellender – Urgent Care and Technology Lead

Ben Shankland – HR lead and GP Trainer

Ross Dyer-Smith – Caldicott and IG lead

Nishma Shah – Medical Director and Responsible Officer

Mohammed Hashmi – Hurley Clinic Partner

Although we are all full time, we would consider applications from those wanting to work less than full time.

This is only a brief overview to give you a sense of the role. If you would like to know more, please contact bshanklank@nhs.net or the HR Department lamccg.hurleygrouphr@nhs.net and we can arrange an informal discussion with one of the current Partners.

To apply for any of these posts, please send your CV and Covering letter to lamccg.hurleygrouphr@nhs.net

Closing date: Sunday 28 May 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 13 June

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Hurley eHub GPs

  • Sick of the daily grind?
  • Have an interest in technology in primary care?
  • Interested in online consultations?
  • Want to try a new way of working?
  • Interested in doing something different?

The Hurley Group has exciting opportunities to work in our new eHub. eHub is a totally new way of delivering primary care to patients by utilising online consultations. Patients get great access and you get to deliver high quality health care with a team literally right around you. Crucially, you always have complete view of the patient’s full medical record as if you were consulting face to face.

Hurley Group has been a pioneer in the field of online consultation and we are looking for enthusiastic and forward thinking GPs who want to be pioneers in General Practice.

Your role will be to work within the eHub for 2-4 sessions a week as well as 4 – 6 sessions in traditional general practice at one of our 14 general practice sites http://hurleygroup.co.uk/practices/

Benefits:

  • Work in a completely new cutting edge form of primary care
  • Full high level training provided
  • Learn advanced clinical system skills
  • Become an expert in online consultation skills and digital healthcare
  • An opportunity to develop new ways of working online
  • Developing a new training school
  • Ability to work from any site including from home
  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential MDDUS rates
  • Training budget – we fully fund GP trainers courses

Interested? Of course you are!

For information contact:

the HR Department lamccg.hurleygrouphr@nhs.net

and we can arrange an informal discussion with one of the eHub team

To apply for this post please send your CV and Covering letter to lamccg.hurleygrouphr@nhs.net
Closing date: 30 May 2017

Interview date: Thursday 8 June 2017

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Lead GP /local Medical Director

The Lead GP/local Medical Director at each site works as part of the practice leadership team partnering the Practice Manager and a dedicated senior manager to lead the site. To support and develop you in this role supervision and mentoring from one of the Hurley Group Partners and Senior Managers is available. You will also be part of an LMD peer support network with clinicians in similar roles across the group.

We currently have vacancies at the following sites:

Salaried GPs

As a salaried GP you will join a multi-disciplinary team and we would like to recruit GPs who are looking to bring their experience to these well established practices

We currently have vacancies at the following sites:

For more information, or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Dr  Ben Shankland, GP Partner bshankland@nhs.net   or Jo Betterton , Associate Director for Organisational Development jbetterton@nhs.net

To apply for any of these posts, please send your CV and Covering letter to lamccg.hurleygrouphr@nhs.net

Your professional development is paramount and you will be supported to attend all mandatory training and additional training to gain further skills and experience.

There are also opportunities if you wish to train as GP trainers, educational supervisors or FY2 trainers.

You will be a valued member of the whole team, encouraged to attend clinical meetings, contribute and be integral in decision making that influences the patient journey and services provided at the site. We welcome part time or job-share applications

Hurley Medical Bank

We are looking for General Practitioners (Locums/Sessional) to complement our existing GP pool of Salaried and Locum doctors and be a valued member of our clinical teams.

We offer:

  • Flexible working pattern
  • Self booking shifts online
  • Fully flexible work
  • Competitive rates
  • Fast and secure weekly payments
  • NHS pension
  • Comprehensive locum pack at each centre
  • Induction and training on IT systems
  • Future employment opportunities should you wish

GPs will have the opportunity to work in our General Practices, Walk in Centre’s, Unscheduled Care working with Emergency Departments and Minor Injury Units across London and surrounding areas.

For further information please contact our Bank team on 020 7820 0171 (thccg.hurleyrota@nhs.net)

GP First Scheme

This exciting scheme gives doctors the opportunity to work across different ‘types’ of general practice – small, large, training practices, walk in centres or even minor injury units. Aside from the flexibility, there are a number of other benefits for those starting careers in general practice.

To download the Scheme leaflet from the link here GP First scheme 2014 – 2015 [pdf 300kb]

You can also work for us as a sessional GP via our own ‘Hurley Medical Bank’ – we offer competitive rates, fast weekly payments and online booking of sessions.

A general practitioner can join the group immediately after completing their Vocational Training and obtaining their CCST and MRCGP. All our practices benefit from the input of more experienced GPs and Senior Managers so that a newly-qualified GP will never feel unsupported.

Every GP has an annual review where they are offered advice and support in developing their skills and career path. Almost all of our GPs have a portfolio career with another area of interest such as GP or Medical Student Training, Medical Politics, GP with Special Interest (Gastroenterology, Palliative Care, Substance Misuse Dermatology, Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine), working for NICE, Occupational Health, working with the pharmaceutical industry and research.

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