GP - Martock & South Petherton Surgeries. Salaried, Employed or Consultant Level. – Symphony Healthcare Services

Job summary
GP at Salaried (including Newly Qualified), Employed or Consultant level.

Exceptional opportunity with this innovative primary care/general practice provider at our Surgeries in Martock and South Petherton, Somerset. Up to 8 sessions with attractive and comprehensive remuneration package; excellent relocation support.

Our integrated, multidisciplinary team includes health coaches, advanced nurse practitioners and a medicines management team and provides a wide range of services to around 10,800 patients. Were also part of Symphony, the largest GP provider in Somerset so benefit from the experience and learning across a network of 20 practices.

Friendly practices in quintessential village locations, yet with the support of a network of practices behind you so you can concentrate on patient care.

We are close to the A303, making travel to London, Bristol, Exeter and Bath easy. And Bristol, Bournemouth, Southampton and Exeter International Airport links Somerset to the world.

Martock is a historic village situated on the edge of the Somerset levels, within easy reach of the Blackdown Hills, the Mendips, the Quantocks, Exmoor and the Dorset coast. The neighbouring village of South Petherton hosts a variety of cafes, farm shop and wildflower meadows. The A303 provides easy access to the bustling towns of Yeovil and Taunton.

Main duties of the job

See attached Job description and person specification for a full breakdown of the role and responsibilities.

GP Roles and Responsibilities

Symphony differentiates GP roles to provide a greater range of options for GPs, to enable career progression at all levels, and to support recruitment and retention.

The three different GP roles in Symphony are:

GP Consultant
Employed GP
Salaried GP

About us
Symphony Healthcare Services was established in 2016 as part of the award-winning Symphony Programme Vanguard, developing new models of care. We now support 20 practices across Somerset and East Devon, providing care for 120,000 patients.

Symphony has developed a model where each practice is encouraged to operate autonomously, but as a subsidiary of Yeovil Hospital and with the backing and economies of scale from a central support team (particularly for HR and strategic management matters).

Providing NHS services is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is to ensure that primary care is sustainable for patients and practices in Somerset, and we aim to be a national exemplar for primary care provision. We work closely with our practice teams to support, develop and transform patient care and working practices with innovation and technology at the heart of what we do.

By working at scale in primary care in Somerset we can offer you the opportunity to develop specialist skills with the support of a larger organisation to develop your GP career.

Key benefits:

  • Flexible roles and working options
  • A Mentorship Scheme for newly qualified GPs who will be supported by a GP Trainer
  • Attractive relocation support
  • Freedom to join our new in house GP locum agency, Symphony Flex, with additional competitive pay rates.

Job responsibilities

See attached Job description and person specification for a full breakdown of the role and responsibilities.

If this advert has sparked your interest in being a Symphony GP within Somerset please contact us on

Person Specification

  • A medical practitioner whose name is included in the General Practitioner Register under article 10 of the General and Specialist Medical Practice Order 2003
  • Not subject to suspension under section 41A of the Medical Act 1983
  • Qualified General Practitioner (completed certificate of Completion of Training CCT)
  • Currently on a performers list and not suspended from that list or from the medical register
  • Accredited as a member of the Royal College Of General Practitioners (MRCGP) MBBS or equivalent medical degree

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.  

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here.

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website.

Employer details
Symphony Healthcare Services Limited

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