Other Vacancies

GP Surgery Receptionist/Admin – Beeches Medical Centre, Longton, Preston

  • General Information
    Exciting opportunity for a Receptionist to join a very friendly and progressive team in a beautiful semirural location.
    Looking for friendly motivated candidate with excellent organisation skills and ideally experienced in general practice, to join our team.
    Currently looking for 23 hours across 5 days. High patient satisfaction.
    Salary depending on experience
  • To apply
    Ms Paula J Kehoe
    Practice Manager
    Beeches Medical Centre
    Liverpool Road
    Longton
    Preston
    PR4 5AB
    paulakehoe@nhs.net
    01772 214620
    Website: www.beecheslongton.co.uk
  • Closing Date
    April 30th, 2018

Clinical Research Physician – MAC Clinical Research, Blackpool

  • General Information
    General Medicine, Neuroscience Doctors and Psychiatrists
    Are you a Doctor currently working in the NHS? Would you like to move away from the NHS and work Monday – Friday without shifts?
    MAC is one of the UK’s most successful research site management organisations. We conduct and execute clinical trials in various therapeutic areas. Due to our continuing expansion, we have vacancies for Clinical Research Physicians (part and full time) at our Dedicated Research Site in Blackpool. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team are essential.
    This exciting career opportunity would particularly appeal to doctors who would like to develop a career in Pharmaceutical Medicine. Pharmaceutical Medicine is an evolving medical speciality which offers Higher Medical Training and CCT opportunities with Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board. MAC is recognised for this training and offers this opportunity to the suitable candidates.
    MAC is also a Designated Body and has its own Appraisal and Revalidation system and Responsible Officer.
    Key Responsibilities:
    Your key responsibilities will be to act as Principal and Co-Investigator to conduct and execute clinical trials mostly in phase 2 and 3. Clinical input will be a vital aspect of this post and you will take on a very significant role as lead physician working with a multi-disciplinary team of research nurses, coordinators and other staff.
    Qualifications and Experience:
    The candidate must hold full GMC registration (medical doctor) with valid license to practice and have worked for at least 4 years after graduation. A broad range of medical knowledge with excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
    We are ideally looking for candidates with experience in clinical trials and/or with background in general medicine/general practice, psychiatry, orthopaedics, rheumatology, and dermatology as these are the areas in which we conduct many of our clinical trials. However, we will also consider doctors who have experience in other specialties and have transferrable skills.A full range of training will be provided to doctors who have not got any previous experience in this area.
    The salary for these posts are in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience. This post requires Enhanced Level Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
  • To apply
    Please send your CV to careers@macplc.com
    Website: www.macplc.com
  • Closing Date
    April 30th, 2018

PA to Managers – Garstang Medical Practice

  • General Information
    An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to support the senior management team within Garstang Medical Practice.
    General Practice is an increasingly fast-paced and challenging sector, and we need someone who is a flexible and reactive team-player who works well under pressure. Stellar communication skills will be needed to liaise with internal and external contacts, and to work alongside our friendly and dynamic administration team. For the right candidate, this will be a varied and engaging PA role that will present a wealth of career opportunities.
    You will be expected to
    o Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
    o Possess excellent IT skills including a good working knowledge of standard software packages and the ability to quickly learn new systems as necessary
    o Be proactive, use initiative and multitask well
    o Good time management and organisational skills
    You will be required to perform the following duties, in liaison with Managers where necessary:
    o Manage GP rota including holidays
    o Arrange staff training and maintain training log
    o Oversee content management of patient facing information including website and social media
    o Attending staff meetings where required, taking minutes and ensuring these are circulated and all action points completed
    o Oversee the building management
    o Liaise with patients as and when necessary
    o Arrange, attend and minute PRG meetings
    o Carry out ad hoc administration tasks and other duties as requested by management
    This is a permanent full time position, salary £18-£20k depending on experience.
  • To apply
    Mrs Julie Riding – HR and Account Manager
    Julie.riding1@nhs.net
    01995 607399
  • Closing Date
    May 4th, 2018

Registered Mental Health Nurse – Salus Withnell Hall, Chorley

  • General Information
    How would you like to be working in a pleasant and caring environment as part of a small and integrated multidisciplinary team, delivering high quality short-term care to help people through drug or alcohol detoxification?
    We are looking for experienced registered nurses (Adult or Mental Health) to join our service at Salus Withnell Hall.
    Prior experience in substance misuse treatment would be desirable but not essential as a full induction and in-post training will be provided.
    If you have a genuine interest in caring for this client group and would like to have an informal discussion about joining us, please contact either Saif Bhojani or Javid Iqbal on 07826068402 / 07856356925.
  • To apply
    Saif Bhojani or Javid Iqbal on 07826068402/ 07856356925
    javid.iqbal1@nhs.net
    saif.bhojani1@nhs.net

Substance Misuse Support Worker

  • General Information
    Main areas of work
    1. Work closely with clinicians in a residential environment, in the assessment and care planning process for service users undergoing drug and alcohol detoxification.
    2. To provide support, advice and information to individuals with substance misuse related problems that are undergoing an inpatient detoxification.
    3. To assist in the delivery of care packages to service users based upon an agreed plan.
    4. To monitor any treatment as prescribed by a clinician, providing support and reassurance to the service user on the management, benefits or side effects of treatment and report any concerns/progress to the nursing/medical staff.
    5. To provide support to clients experiencing distress and enable clients to develop strategies to deal effectively with stressors.
    6. To encourage and support service users to adopt safer practices and healthier lifestyles.
    7. Participate in team meetings and task groups, working towards service developments and specific projects within the team as agreed with Registered Manager.
    8. To assist service users, where appropriate, to address their offending behaviour.
    9. Act autonomously in a non-judgmental way in a variety of difficult situations giving the best possible care/first aid e.g. self-harm or injury.
    10. Contribute to the smooth running of the service, carrying out general duties in cooperation with other team members.
    11. Ensure you maintain accurate, contemporaneous, clinical records, making them available to all members of the team in line with the companies Policies and Procedures.
    12. The post holder will actively seek to extend their own knowledge within the substance misuse field.
    13. Participate in annual appraisal identifying personal training needs and agreeing personal development plan with line manager.
    14. Attend and participate in relevant courses including statutory and mandatory updates and continuing professional development as requested by the Registered Manager.
    15. To participate in the induction process both personally and for new members of the team
    16. To participate in the clinical supervision process
    17. To participate in the evaluation and review of this job description and the role
    Professional Responsibilities
    1. Work constructively with multi disciplinary teams and statutory and voluntary agencies.
    2. Maintain an up to date professional portfolio in line with continuous professional development.
    3. To be aware of and adhere to company’s policies and procedures.
    4. Act as the service user’s advocate when the situation demands it.
    5. Be aware of the policy on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and act accordingly.
    Where necessary relevant training in the operation of new or unfamiliar equipment, software or procedures will be provided or arranged.
  • To apply
    Send CV or call
    Saif Bhojani at saif.bhojani1@nhs.net or 07826068402
    Javid Iqbal at javidonline@hotmail.com or 07856356925