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Locum GP, Maternity Cover

Menlo Park Recruitment
Up to £1000 per annum + mat cover, beautiful location, great team
Closing date
13 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Locum GP, GP
Flexible Working

Job Details

Background -

An exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded Training Practice in Barnstaple. It could be an amazing adventure, or the start of a new life in one of the most beautiful areas in the UK.

North Devon is home to stunning coastline and beaches, and rugged valleys where wild goats roam.

Barnstaple, the largest town in North Devon lies north of Dartmoor and to the west of one of the most unspoilt areas of the UK, Exmoor National Park.

A stable team of GPs are supported by the full suite of PCN roles including Mental Health Practitioner, FCPs, Wellbeing team, Visiting Paramedic Service and OPIC team looking after the care homes. The practice also has its own Clinical Pharmacist.

We've placed numerous people at the surgery over the years, including 2 GPs and a Nurse Practitioner, all of which have provided first-rate feedback.

Pay Rate - up to £1,000 per day

Location - Barnstaple area, North Devon

The surgery -
  • GP Training Practice
  • Medium-sized list size
  • Highly supportive practice focused on wellbeing
  • Geared towards reducing GP workload
    • Workflow as optimised as it can be - 'we've gone as far as we can with it'
    • Virtually no home visits
    • No Duty Doctor!
  • One-site working (no branch surgeries) and GPs get their own room
  • SystmOne practice

Your role -
  • Locum GP, Mat Cover (from May, 6 months)
  • 6 sessions per week
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Very reasonable workload
    • 14 patients per session
    • 15-minute appointments
  • 45 minutes admin time at the end of each session
  • Doctors' coffee every morning and catch-up slots included too

The benefits -
  • Up to £1,000 per day
  • 6 months work
  • Supportive environment
  • Great location to explore North Devon
  • Reasonable workload
  • Efficient admin processes

Next Steps

For further details on this exceptional role, please click the Apply Now button. If you can specify the best time to talk, please do; we will get in touch when it suits you best. You will then be contacted by one of our specialist consultants, who will provide you with further details about the role.

If you would like to talk ahead of sending us your CV, please give us a call on 0113 350 1308. Please note, any contact is in the strictest confidence and we will not send your details to any practice without your expressed consent to do so.

Is this role almost right for you, but not quite ticking all the boxes? If so, we have hundreds of other roles available and can also work proactively to find you your perfect post.

For the past two years running, we have been voted as Recruitment Company of the Year at the General Practice Awards, and we were Highly Commended in the Best Public Sector Agency at the Recruiter Awards, so in dealing with us you'll be in safe hands!

For every placement we make, Menlo Park plants two trees! We plant one on your behalf and the other on the surgery's behalf. By planting two trees we offset 0.6 tonnes of CO2, the equivalent of driving 1,466 miles in a standard car. We want to contribute towards helping save the planet!

Andrew Dean


At Menlo Park Recruitment our aim is to promote quality recruitment within Primary Care. We believe that helping connect the right people, to the right places, is absolutely key to achieving this. We know what it takes to find, attract and match the best Primary Care professionals with the best GP Surgeries. We’re proud of the long-lasting relationships we build with Clinicians and GP Practices, who value us as Trusted Advisers.

Our niche specialisation means that our consultants are highly knowledgeable and insightful. We get to the very DNA of a practice we’re working with, allowing us to source and engage ‘best fit’ clinicians for the team. 

Our focus is on working with GP Practices and Clinicians that are serious about promoting quality in General Practice and that recognise the importance of investing in the recruitment process.

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