Help shape our organisation We're looking for enthusiastic, innovative, dedicated and committed individuals to help shape our organisation and the way we provide care to our community. Be part of the team Whether clinical or administrative, we’re looking for dedicated staff and partners to have a stake in the future of Pier Health.

Opportunities for General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Prescribing Paramedics at 168 Medical Group

GPs – Salaried or Partnership considered

4 – 8 sessions available per week

The role of Clinical Leadership Team Administrator requires the successful candidate to work one day a week at our Riverbank Medical Centre as well as other Weston locations once a month to support the Clinical Leadership Team meetings. The remaining hours can be worked flexibly and remotely if required to assist with outside commitments.

The role will report to the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and will provide admin and clerical assistance to the Clinical Leadership Team. The role requires someone who is confident, calm under pressure, proactive and professional.

ANPs and Prescribing Paramedics

Part or Full-Time considered

We have teams of highly skilled clinical and non-clinical staff providing high-quality care to our patients. Supporting our 17 GPs we have a Pharmacist Prescriber, Pharmacy Technician, Mental Health Nurse, prescribing Paramedic, Lead Nurse plus a team of ANPs, Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants. Supporting our clinical staff are a team of named personal Administrative Assistants for each GP and ANP/Paramedic, a Management Team and other administrative support. We firmly believe that our team is at the heart of what we do.

 For GPs specifically, we have well-established processes to reduce the amount of administration GPs need to do, for example, we optimise our workflow so the amount of clinical letters you need to review is reduced. We are also about to embark on a pathology optimisation project which aims to safely reduce the amount of pathology a GP needs to process.

We firmly believe that our team is at the heart of what we do.

– Training and Mentoring
– Pioneering New Ways of Working
– Portfolio Careers and Flexible Working

If you would like to find out more please contact Eloise Poynter, Executive Manager on 01934 640903 or email epoynter@nhs.net.

Digital Fellow GP

EXCITING NEW OPPORTUNITY

Think: more teamwork, more continuity and less commute!

If you have embraced the recent evolution to NHS remote consulting, THIS is the job for you!

Why?

You will find yourself in a unique position, collaborating with a full complement of clinicians in our very own in-house MDT.

We benefit from: a mental health nursing team, mental health assistants, dietetics, social prescribing, MSK, frailty liaison, and on-site pharmacy. This way of working substantially reduces GP workload while improving outcomes for our patients.

Work alongside ANP colleagues as well as GP’s and our specialist paramedic who carries out dedicated visiting for our housebound patients.

Option to hot-desk with other GP’s and clinicians in our novel patient triage centre

We use ‘askmyGP’, a state of the art digital consulting platform. This encourages freedom of clinicians’ own judgement in using email, phone and video consulting and ultimately more time for those requiring a face-to-face assessment.

Highly motivated GP and nursing leadership team who oversee day-to-day issues of clinical concern.

Very competitive salary, annual leave, study leave and study budget offered. Part-time or Full-time.

About the location

Licence / Certification:

Informal visits are strongly encouraged, please contact Dr Martin Jones.

For more information, to submit your CV or express interest please contact Tracy Penwell tracypenwell@nhs.net.

Part-time/Salaried GPs Required. The Cedars Surgery, Worle (near Weston-super-Mare)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join two well-established PMS practices with a combined patient list of approximately 15,400. We serve a population with a good mix of age groups who come from a variety of economic backgrounds.

About the team

We are a friendly and forward-thinking team, hoping to attract dynamic and innovative GPs. We would welcome creativity, allowing us to meet the increasing demands on general practice. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide excellent patient care whilst maintaining an attractive work-life balance.

The clinical workforce includes one GP partner, six salaried doctors, three nurse practitioners, five practice nurses and three healthcare assistants, all supported by committed reception and administrative teams. We are a training practice, so there is a regular flow of GP trainees and medical students.

About the location

The practices are located less than half a mile from each other in the pleasant village of Worle, near Weston-super-Mare. The practices are situated just over a mile from junction 21 on the M5, so the practices are easily-commutable from Bristol, which is just 30 minutes from Clifton Suspension Bridge on the M5 motorway, or 30 minutes from Ashton Gate Stadium on the A370.

Download the information pack below to find out more.

Salaried GPs – a brighter future

Are you newly qualified or soon to become a GP or an experienced GP keen to build your career?

Pier Health was established in July 2019 and is a super partnership of surgeries across Weston-super-Mare, Worle and surrounding villages. Whilst Pier Health is a super partnership, each surgery has a significant amount of local autonomy to ensure they are well equipped to meet the needs of their own patient group. We believe passionately in delivering the very best in care for our patients by continuously improving our service in innovative ways.

We can offer Salaried GPs the opportunity to:

Pier Health has all of the benefits of working for a large organisation yet also offers the sense of individuality belonging to a local partnership practice. This is a unique proposition and goes well beyond that of a typical federation or merged practices.

We welcome applications from those who are looking for full and part-time opportunities, from those who wish to be working solely from one of our sites, or those who wish to move around and learn from a number of sites. We will support you by providing protected time away from the workplace to develop ideas or realise ambitions. For those interested in focusing on maximising their earning potential we will provide comprehensive, intelligent workforce and administrative support.

This is an exciting time to join Pier Health and you could be part of the team developing and delivering innovative solutions for health care.

Salaried permanent – full-time and part-time considered – flexible working available

Salary negotiable by experience with indemnity paid and NHS pension

For full details of this and other positions in the group, contact Dr John Heather – Chair, Pier Health Group.

Informal visits are welcome.

Email recruitment@pierhealth.co.uk

Clinical Pharmacist with Frailty Specialism​

Pier Health Group

Salary: £40,057-£53,219 depending on experience 
Posted: 13/12/21
Closing Date: 31/1/22
Job Type: Permanent
Job Group: Allied Health Professionals

Come and find your tribe in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset.

If you are a frustrated frailty pharmacist finding it difficult to make an impact, look west to Weston. There are rich pickings in this seaside town where folk come to retire or recuperate. We are looking for dynamic, like-minded frailty champions to join our PCN pharmacy-army. Whilst you will have a PCN role, you will also be embedded in a growing team that has a frailty-sensitive approach to care.

Pier Health Group is transforming the care of older people. We are leading this charge with the development of a centralised Care Home Hub, servicing the healthcare needs of our 65 care homes. Yes, that’s a lot, isn’t it? Nothing like this has been done before, and we are hungry for ambition. This is no ordinary service; we are building a legacy for our population, and for our primary care workforce. Come and be part of it.

For informal enquiry, contact:
Dr Holly Paris, Group Frailty Lead holly.paris1@nhs.net
Helen Wadey, Pier Health Group, Head of People helen.wadey1@nhs.net

Group Finance Director

Pier Health Group

Posted: 14/01/22
Closing Date: 30/01/22
Job Types:
Full time (permanent, 37.5 hours per week) Monday to Friday, salary up to £70k.
Part-time (permanent, 15 hours per week over 2 days) Monday to Friday, salary up to £70k.
Interim (temporary, either full time or 2 days a week) Monday to Friday, salary negotiable.

To be the lead strategic financial advisor to the board and executive team of our Super-Partnership. We also have a limited company (Pier Health Group Ltd) This role leads finances for both organisations.

The Group Finance Director will ensure that all financial responsibilities are delivered and there is a real focus on the delivery of Pier’s strategic and business objectives; provide leadership, vision and direction within the Finance Directorate, managing the delivery of high-quality support services; play a central role in the leadership and future success of the organisation, advising the Board and Management Teams on all aspects of Financial management based on high-level financial strategies, Procurement and Supplies, Payroll, Financial risk, Reporting of data to inform decision making, Commissioner Contracts and Cash flow management. We continue to look strategically to shape our future. One area where we want to make significant progress next is in the creation and mobilisation of commercial and financial opportunities to support our core objectives.

For more information, to submit your CV or express interest please contact Tracy Penwell izzy.macfarlane@nhs.net.