Salaried GP, Ribblesdale Medical Practice, Bury

Due to retirement of our senior partner Ribblesdale Medical Practice is looking for a GP to join our lovely practice team. We are looking for a total of 10 sessions per week, (full time/art time available) – but sessions negotiable for the right candidate, applications from those with special interests in minor surgery/joint injections, family planning and teaching would be especially welcome.
We currently work with:
• Emis
• Docman 10
• Ask My GP

• starting £10.5K per session starting
• NHS Pension
• Annual Bonus (on target achievement – 1 week’s salary)
• Post CCT Fellowship Place (on request)
• BMA Model Contract T&Cs
• 30 Days Annual Leave (pro rata)
• 1 week Study Leave (pro rata)
• Your Birthday as a holiday 😊
• Cycle to work scheme
• Working from home Session (negotiable/business needs)
• Monthly Protected Learning Time
• Weekly Practice/Clinical Meetings
• Highly skilled practice team
• A lovely place to work

Main purpose of the role:
The post-holder will support the partners in providing primary medical services, manage a caseload of patients and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all patients. This will include any administration associated with these patients, e.g. repeat prescribing, actioning results, letters and completion of insurance/medical reports.

Clinical responsibilities:

In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake a variety of duties including:
• The use of AskMYGP to triage patient requests
• surgery consultations
• telephone consultations and queries
• visiting patients at home
• Providing the Practice Duty Doctor role
• checking, reauthorising and signing repeat prescriptions
• Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions
• Prescribing in accordance with locally agreed or national guidelines
• dealing with queries
• patient test results
• Completion of patient medical reports and examinations (e.g. Insurance Companies) on behalf of the Practice
• Patient medicals e.g. adoption/fostering/HGV
• Management of referral (NHS/private)
• Management of paperwork and correspondence in a timely manner;
• Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation;
• Recording clear and contemporaneous I.T. based consultation notes to the agreed practice standards, including read coding
• Conducting and supporting the practice with audits
• In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care

Other responsibilities with the Practice:

• supervision of trainee doctors and members of the practice nursing team
• Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, Health and Safety, QOF, LCSs and other practice targets.
• A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice and maintain a portfolio of work for appraisal and revalidation purposes
• Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation
• Weekly attendance at the Practice Meeting
• Attendance at mandatory practice training, practice meetings and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Lynsey Philbin, Practice Manager, Ribblesdale Medical Practice,, 0161 762 1650.

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Ribblesdale Medical Practice, Townside Primary Care Centre, 1 Knowsley Place, Knowsley Street, Bury, BL9 0SN (view map). For more information about the practice please visit

Closing date: 31/05/2023Job reference: GP/LP/2023Job type: PermanentStaff group: Medical & DentalJob location: BuryEmployer: Ribblesdale Medical PracticeSalary: starting £10.5K