Job Opportunities

GP Practice based Social Prescriber (Signposter) 

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive and negotiable depending on experience


The Waterside Primary Care Network is a forward thinking and dynamic group of 3 practices with 43,000 patients. We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Social Prescriber to join our team and share our passion and determination to improve the lives of vulnerable people, by helping us deliver a comprehensive social care service that meets the needs of its users.

This will involve taking referrals, ensuring that you target groups and communities most in need and then supporting them to access help. You’ll support residents to live independently within the community following discharge from hospital, connecting people to groups and services for practical and emotional support.

You will achieve this by working alongside the NHS providers and community social care providers as well as networking with other local voluntary organisations in a truly multi-agency approach. We value your input and we hope you will identify areas for improvement in the service that is provided, ensuring that it is utilised to the full within the community.

This is a real opportunity to be part of and develop an exciting social prescribing project. This rewarding role involves significant independent working, comprising of regular home and 1-2-1 visits to best support the community.

A positive and proactive team player, you’ll have an understanding of the voluntary sector and be determined to have a positive impact on the services that we deliver.

Part-Time and Full-Time considered.

For further details contact: Sarah Trompetas, Practice Manager


GP Practice based Clinical Pharmacist

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive and negotiable depending on experience


The Waterside Primary Care Network are a forward thinking and dynamic group of 3 practices with 43,000 patients. We are seeking a like-minded practice pharmacist, preferably with previous experience of working in primary care, to develop and manage medicines optimisation services within our practice.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a new role within this newly formed Primary Care Network. The Clinical Pharmacist will work as part of the general practice team to improve value and outcomes from medicines and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions and advice for those on multiple medicines. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and ensuring patient safety.

Having a clinical pharmacist in post means that GPs can focus their skills where they are most needed, for example on diagnosing and treating patients with more complex conditions. This helps GPs to manage the demands on their time.

The successful candidate will have a post-graduate diploma or higher degree in Clinical Pharmacy, and will be an independent prescriber or working towards this.

Part-Time and Full-Time considered.

For further details contact: Sarah Trompetas, Practice Manager