We are looking to recruit for the below positions.

Care Coordinator

Are you a person who is innovative and a good listener? Do you have a passion for people and helping them to understand their needs to improve their health and their social circumstances?

Becoming a Care Coordinator is a real opportunity to focus on personalised care to help people understand and manage their health to get the right care, at the right time. You will work with people to understand their needs and then support the ongoing coordination and planning of their care. You will be the first port of call for patients in arranging their care needs and finding them the most appropriate service or clinician as required. This is your chance to help make a real difference to people’s lives in North Dorset.

You will understand and support specifically our patients in the use of shared decision making, assisting them to coordinate their health conditions and the use of digital tools to do this.

This role will support people to navigate their health needs with a priority of keeping people well and living in their own homes for as long as possible. You will empower people to be involved in self-management, personalised care planning and shared decision making with wider health and social care colleagues. You will be involved in co-ordination of multiple services around the patient.

The successful applicant must hold a valid full driving license and have access to a vehicle.

Core Details:

  • Part Time – 22.5 hours per week
  • Salary – BVP Band 3 £21,860.95 – £24,363.82 pro rata depending on experience
  • NHS Pension
  • Development and training opportunities

Please send a CV & Covering letter with your application to indicate why you are interested in the role.

  • Closing date: 16/02/2024
  • Interviews: Week beginning 26/02/2024


Tom Crisp (Digital Transformation and Wellbeing Lead) [email protected]
Gina Witcomb (Lead Care Coordinator) [email protected]

GP Partner Vacancy

  • Closing Date: N/A

Exciting partnership opportunities due to Expansion of Primary Care Services. The Blackmore Vale Partnership is located in a beautiful part of North Dorset. Excellent links (road and rail) with London. Fantastic local schools both state and private. Coast within easy reach for sailing, diving and outdoor pursuits.

Come and join us in beautiful North Dorset!

We are a high earning, innovative and friendly partnership working across 4 sites embracing the beautiful market towns of Sturminster Newton and Shaftesbury with excellent local schools, transport links and are only 45 mins from the Jurassic coast.

  • 26,000 patients
  • 9 partners; democratic and MDT partnership
  • Superb practice team including salaried GPs, retained Doctors, ACPs, full practice nurse team, Medicines Management team and supportive administration members
  • Physio FCP, Mental Health support and social prescribing team
  • Frailty team including AHPs, HCAs
  • Training practice linked with UCL, Bristol and Imperial Universities
  • Good CQC rating
  • New to partnership scheme supported

We have been part of the nationally recognised Altogether Better Programme and have a fantastic multi-disciplinary team which  includes a great practice and frailty nurse team, social prescribers, health coaches, and a digital care co-ordinator  who are developing a really holistic and patient focused approach to health care.

We are part of the Complete Care Community national pilot, working in partnership with local organisations to reduce social isolation following Covid-19, and are developing a frailty long term condition pathway, embracing digital options where appropriate and helpful.

As a partnership we welcome the opportunities to support our workforce as individuals and recognise the benefit of flexible working; we are a fun-loving group with a great sense of humour. We are looking to expand our partnership model and welcome you to give us a call and come and visit this beautiful part of the world.

  • Number of sessions negotiable to suit the individual.
  • We offer a golden hello and can support relocation expenses.

For an informal chat please ring Dr Simone Yule or Sara Froud 01258 474517