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Durham Dales Practices have chosen to federate as Durham Dales Health. The stated intent of the Federation is to work together with GP Medical Practices to provide high quality, cost effective primary healthcare services across the Durham Dales locality.
£22,836 a year
The closing date is 17th March 2024
You will work with GP practice teams to coordinate the care of patients with frailty, cancer, long term conditions, safeguarding and social issues, patients requiring proactive care, and patients who require support to communicate effectively. You will liaise with the patient, practice team, secondary care teams, social services, the voluntary and community sector, and other members of the Primary Care Network team to help smooth the patients pathway, expedite care where appropriate, and follow up letters and results.
You will support the practice to deliver good quality care for frail patients, patients in palliative care, and patients with long term conditions. You will work with the practice team to prepare for effective GSF and frailty meetings, and ensure that processes such as falls assessments and medication reviews are carried out in a timely manner.
Main duties of the job
Where appropriate, you will help develop a personalised care and support plan for these patients. You will support the practice to ensure that patients are reviewed at an appropriate frequency, and to achieve QOF, IIF, and LIAISE targets.
Communication skills, both written and verbal
Empathy with the patients needs and conditions
Positive attitude to work, colleagues and patients
Non-judgemental attitude to patients
Tact and diplomacy
Desire to help and put people first
Ability to negotiate the best possible services for patients
Good IT keyboard skills
The postholder will be employed by Durham Dales Health Federation (DDHF) on behalf of Bishop Auckland Primary Care Network. The role will be across the three Practices within Bishop Auckland PCN: Station View Medical Centre, Auckland Medical Group and Bishopgate Medical Practice
DDHF is a federation of 12 GP practices across Durham Dales who came together, looking for a solution to help them provide the care patients needed, share resources and ideas, and be prepared for the challenges the NHS would face in the future.The answer they came up with was a formal collaboration between the dozen practices: the Durham Dales Health Federation.
DDHFs founding principal is to work together to provide high-quality, cost effective primary healthcare services.That means providing a range of services that all GP practices in the area can use to help look after patients.
We employ a range of Clinical staff; Pharmacists, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, GPs, Additional Reimbursement Role Scheme including 3x Social Prescribing Link Workers, care coordinators and Health and wellbeing coach as well as non-clinical, administration support staff.
DDHF are able to offer Regular one-to-one support and appraisals. NHS pension is carried over, car lease scheme which is transferable.Bike Scheme,Salary Sacrifice Scheme.Dress Down Friday, Complimentary refreshments, Free Car Par, Health service discounts, Immunisations offered