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Temple Sowerby Medical Practice


Practice Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior Practice Manager with excellent interpersonal and strategic planning skills to join a forward thinking semi-rural general practice in the beautiful Eden Valley.

We are a practice of two partners, with a patient list size currently of 4,500.  We have a cohesive practice team with a strong emphasis on team work and high-quality care that is patient centred and supports the wider community.

Candidates need to be skilled in leadership, strategic business planning and financial management as well as public relations.

The successful candidate will lead our patient support team, manage the premises and facilities to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of this busy practice.

They will lead on strategic business planning, nurture and further develop our culture of innovation and quality, and effectively manage planned change within the practice through delivery of our annual business and improvement plan.

They will need to keep abreast of new emerging ideas and best practice, and understand the dynamics and efficiencies required to make general practice successful and be able to achieve business success whilst maintaining a strong patient centred ethos.

They will need to work effectively and collaboratively with our partners outside of the practice within the wider health and care community and ensure that we are an active participant in the major change and development plans that are underway across North Cumbria.

This position is offered on a full-time basis 37.5 hours (hours can be flexible) and the salary is negotiable, commensurate with skills and experience.  We also offer the benefits of an NHS pension and 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays.

A health care background is desirable but not considered essential.

For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Dr Helen Jervis or Dr Jo Thompson on 017683 61232

Closing date for applications is 29th September 2017 with shortlisted candidates being invited to attend an assessment day with the Partners and meet the team during the week commencing 16th October 2017.

Applications in writing with CV to Dr Helen Jervis & Dr Jo Thompson

Temple Sowerby Medical Practice, Linden Park, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1RW

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