GPwER – Lipid Management
GPwER Lipid Management
The Devon Training Hub are looking for an experienced GPwER (Lipid speciality) to provide clinical leadership to support the Devon Lipid Service with Lipid Management and familial hypercholestrolaemia in Primary Care, for approximately 2 sessions a week.
The project is running until the end of March 2024, supported by the SW Academic Health Science Network (South West AHSN)
The project aims to:
Support the Devon Lipid Service to improve the outcomes for people with CVD by:
- Providing education and practical support to Primary Care to increase knowledge and confidence to implement the NHS National guidance for lipid management pathway
- Support primary care towards detection and management of FH.
- Work with the Devon Lipid Service Re-design team to develop and implement educational tools and resources and delivery educations session to support Primary Care in managing hyperlipidaemia.
- Working with the lipid and FH services to develop pathways of care and new ways of working.
The postholder(s) will work for the most part on-line and may be required to travel in the county to work with GP practices.
If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your motivation for applying for the role to Sian Lane firstname.lastname@example.org at Sentinel CIC.
If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Jamie Smith, Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust Lipid Service Lead email@example.com
The closing date for applications is Monday 20th November
Base and Service : Main base is at Plymouth Science Park, however there may be a need to work at other sites across Devon.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities of the Post
- See Job Description linked above.
Expected Standards of Behaviour:
Sentinel Healthcare expects that all employees will conduct themselves in a professional manner when interacting with others or when managing colleagues. You will be expected to consider your own behaviour and the impact that this can have on others. Sentinel recognises that personalities,
characters and management styles may differ but, notwithstanding these differences, as a minimum standard all staff are expected to:
- Work co-operatively with others in order to achieve objectives
- Manage performance in an appropriate and fair manner
- Give and receive constructive feedback as part of normal day-to-day work. Such feedback should be evidence-based and delivered in an appropriate manner
- Consider other people’s perspectives in order to help reach agreement
- Establish good working relationships.
Training and Development
- Assist with the induction of new staff, both administrative and clinical with regard to Departmental Policies, procedures and IT Systems.
- To attend regular 1-1 meetings with Line Manager.
- The post-holder will be required to attend training courses, including mandatory courses, which will be identified as part of his/her PDP.
- To contribute positively to team meetings, bringing relevant issues to the meeting, assisting with the development of the service and assisting with projects identified by the teams.
Health and Safety at Work and Infection Control
You are reminded that in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 you have a duty to take reasonable care to avoid injury to yourself and to others by your work activities.
You will be notified where your post carries a requirement for immunisation. Refusal to unreasonably accept or complete a course of immunisation may lead to disciplinary action including dismissal. Sentinel is determined to eradicate healthcare-acquired infections and puts a great deal of emphasis on the responsibility of all staff to ensure their own personal and others compliance with Infection Control (including hand washing) policies.
In Accordance with the Risk Management Policy, employees will participate, whenever required,
with the risk management process. They will support line managers by attending mandatory and
statutory training, completing incident/accident forms for every adverse event or near miss that occurs, report all defects and complaints, and communicate any dangerous situation to individuals potentially at risk.
All employees have a duty for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and wellbeing of children. Familiarisation with and adherence to national and local Safeguarding policies is an essential requirement of all employees as is participation in related mandatory/statutory training.
All employees have a duty for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and wellbeing. Familiarisation with and adherence to national and local Safeguarding policies is an essential requirement of all employees as is participation in related mandatory/statutory training.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
- Qualified GPs, or GPs due to complete training by early 2023
- Keen to learn and develop their skills and knowledge in lipid management
- Collaborative individuals who want to be part of a wider network of GPwER sharing ideas and innovation across the region
- Comfortable supplementing their clinic experience through self-directed learning
- Enthusiastic and forward-thinking GPs