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The Primary Care Collaboration team leads and supports projects within Primary Care. It’s important to us that we look at what’s important to the people we serve and find creative solutions to the question ‘what matters to you?’.

We know that to create truly effective change we need to study the healthcare system that patients journey through, and identify the reasons for the frustrations, delays and duplications that happen in everyday life. With this knowledge, we look to redesign how we all work together to provide joined up, person-centred care.

Our current projects include:

 

Meet the team

Mark Cannon, Director of Primary Care Collaboration

Mark Cannon, Director of Primary Care Collaboration

I support the development of primary care in the City. I want to contribute to making primary care a great place to work.

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01273 560258

mark.cannon2@nhs.net

Paul Deffley, Clinical Lead

I am a GP working in Hove, and part-time Clinical Lead across the Primary Care team. I support clinical aspects of project delivery and lead the infrastructure supporting clinicians working within the Primary Care team.

01273 855938

pauldeffley@nhs.net

Kerry Few, Primary Care Development Manager

I support general practice to engage in and implement new ways of working based on the needs of the people they serve. It's important to me that we encourage a culture of learning both within our own project teams and within the health and social care systems that we work with.

01273 560247

kerry.few@nhs.net

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Jobs in the Primary Care team

Find opportunities to join the Primary Care team

Administration Assistant

Description

Who we are

The Extended Hours Service provides patients with appointments outside of the usual surgery hours (evenings and weekends). Participating practices work in Hubs to provide extended hours GP appointments from 18:30 – 20:30 Monday to Friday and during the day at weekends.

The service offers primary care, pre-bookable at the practices within the module and targeted at people who cannot easily access their GP practice during the week and require a non-urgent appointment. This includes: working people, people who need a carer to accompany them to access the service or school children with working parents.

The role 

Working as part of a team you will act as an administrator for the Improved Access Service (IAS) to ensure professional operational standards and excellence in patient care and safety are maintained. The working hours will be varied on weekdays with weekend coverage required so flexibility is required. You will need to work closely with the team, working and providing cover for practices across the city. In addition, the role will be required to travel to other sites at short notice to resolve operational or staffing problems.

 

Details

Our Offer

  • NHS Pension available
  • £18,243 – £21,907 per annum pro rata
  • This role is permanent

To find out more information about this role, download the  Job Description and Person Specification.

What next 

  • Apply for the role by following this link to NHS Jobs 
  • Contact for any questions denise.mcsween1@nhs.net
  • If you are successfully shortlisted for an interview you will be contacted via email or telephone so please ensure all details are correct when submitting an application

Closing date: 13/06/2019

Here are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Salaried GP – Benfield Valley Healthcare Hub

Description

Benfield Valley Healthcare Hub are looking to recruit a Salaried GP to join a busy, innovative practice. We work across two sites in Brighton & Hove (one in Portslade and one in Hangleton, Hove) covering a patient population of 7000. Parking is available at both sites and there is easy access bus routes as well.

The role

The role is working with our team of GP’s, nurses and pharmacists and will encompass the full range of GP duties including local home visits and workflow (we work using the Workflow Optimisation system for incoming correspondence). We would consider any combination of full time/part time applications to cover up to six sessions between Mon-Fri and can offer fixed term or substantive according to needs of the applicant. Brighton & Hove also offers a comprehensive extended hours program with shifts available out of hours if extra hours are wanted from time to time.

What is needed

We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding level of clinical knowledge and skills commensurate with that of an experienced GP. Knowledge of SystmOne would be an advantage but not essential. We are a well-established practice with great links to the community and are motivated to continually improve ways of working both in-house and across the city.

Details

Our offer: 

  • £9K / £10K Session package
  • NHS Pension
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate the post-holder

Download the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the requirements or contact us to speak to a doctor about the role.

What next 

  • Apply for the role by following this link to NHS Jobs 
  • Closing date 16/06/2019
  • Contact for any questions Alison Dunn 07730 286172 or alison.dunn3@nhs.net

Here are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

 

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Description

Benfield Valley Healthcare Hub is looking to recruit an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join a busy innovative practice. We are looking for an individual who is not just an autonomous practitioner with a nurse prescribing qualification, but someone who can also help us improve the way we support the people we care for within and across practices. For the right candidate there is the further option of a leadership role in Here’s Improving Access Service. The ideal candidate will have experience within a GP Practice or Primary Care Environment but this is not essential and practitioners with varied backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The role and requirements 

The successful candidate will be expected to work as a clinical practitioner, delivering care within their scope of practice to the entitled patient population. With the ability to work in pressured situations, the post requires initiative and enthusiasm, excellent clinical assessment skills and empathy and will be responsible for assessing patients, planning their care, administering treatment and discharging or referring them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies. The successful candidate will have a proactive approach and be able to deliver a safe, effective and quality service and will be expected to take on a practice lead role e.g. Safeguarding or Infection Control.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification for more detail.

Details

Details

We work across two sites in Brighton & Hove (one in Portslade and one in Hangleton, Hove) covering a patient population of 7000. Parking is available at both sites and easy access bus routes as well.

We believe in enabling people to take control of their health care journeys – we help to change the way health and wellbeing services work so care can focus on what matters to individuals. As we move to develop primary care networks of 30,000 to 50,000 patients, we are looking for someone who can help us make the most of the opportunities this brings. This is a permanent role and we are flexible around sessions/ number of working hours which will be discussed at interview. Please contact Alison Dunn with any questions regarding this recruitment.

Our offer

  • NHS Pension
  • 37.5 hours per week (we will consider part time and full time hours)
  • £49,045 – £56,854 per annum pro rata (including the Recruitment and Retention Premium)
  • This role is a permanent post

What next

  • Apply for the role by submitting an application on NHS Jobs
  • Closing date 23/06/2019
  • Contact for any questions Alison Dunn on 07730 286172 or alison.dunn3@nhs.net

Here are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Improved Access Partnership Lead

Description

Who we are

Welcome to Here. We help people live well. Through partnerships with primary care and providers in health and social care, we create health services and solutions which are shaped around the needs of the person. We are a not for profit, social enterprise, membership organisation based in Brighton delivering in Sussex and nationally.

The Role

The Partnership Lead will be responsible for the contract and relationship management in the Improved Access Services (IAS). The team delivers 3 IAS contracts (Brighton & Hove; High Wealds, Lewes & the Havens; Eastbourne Hailsham, Seaford & Bexhill) and whilst they all have the same aims and outcomes, the delivery and partnerships are unique to each contracts.

The role holder will manage commissioning and provider relationships and lead on service development and innovation. They will be responsible for financial management of the contracts ensuring service delivery and financial reporting is in place. They will contribute to the strategic direction ensuring it has the resources to meet contractual and corporate standards. The post holder will work closely with the Clinical Lead and Service Manager to ensure delivery of these objectives.

Details

Our offer

  • £30,312 – £40,358 per annum depending on experience
  • Full time
  • Based in brilliant offices Brighton but will require travel
  • NHS Pension

Download our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail.

What next

  • Apply for the role by following this link to NHS Jobs 
  • Closing date Sunday 23rd June
  • Interview date Thursday 4th July
  • Contact for any questions Melanie Teulet on 01273 560 268 or email melanie.teulet@nhs.net

Here are committed to equality and diversity.

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Get in touch

You can get in touch with the Primary Care at the phone number and address below.

0300 303 0500

Fourth Floor,
177 Preston Rd,
Brighton,
BN1 6AG