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Current Vacancies

Practice Manager 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accomplished and extremely motivated operational and strategic manager to join our highly respected and friendly Practice and head up our Management Team. Our well-established Practice has a committed team and excellent performance against local and national requirements.

Gillingham Medical Practice is a two site PMS Practice with 6 GP Partners, providing high quality primary healthcare to a geographically extensive rural population of over 12,000 patients.

Candidates must be conscientious and have a sound understanding of business functions including finance, planning, estate administration and HR.  Previous proven management experience (preferably in a health care environment), personnel knowledge, leadership expertise, office IT competency, effective communication and negotiating skills are all essential.

Supported by an excellent administration and clinical team, the successful applicant must also have the vision, willingness and drive to adapt to NHS targets and changes within a profitable and efficient working environment which supports improving healthcare.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • proactively respond to change, having the initiative to implement strategy developed in collaboration with the Partners
  • provide accurate information and clear guidance to facilitate effective strategic decisions
  • multi task with clarity and delegate effectively
  • demonstrate excellent financial skills and commercial awareness in identifying and developing business opportunities
  • effectively represent and promote the Practice whilst liaising with external organisations and working collaboratively with others
  • ensure Practice compliance with legislation and best practice standards including HR, Health & Safety, data protection and CQC
  • enjoy working as part of a Management Team

Hours and salary are negotiable dependant on skills and experience.

Gillingham Medical Practice is an equal opportunities employer, and will not discriminate on the grounds of disability, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or similar belief, or age.  

If you are interested in applying for this role, or would like further information, please email Emma Rolls, Practice Manager, on and ask for an application form.

Closing Date Thursday 31st January 2019 with interviews expected to take place in the first two weeks of February.

Part Time Administrator & Receptionist


An opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist/Administrator to join our team for 10 hours per week, 5 hours on Reception and 5 hours admin.  Hours may vary during the week and we do require a flexible and proactive attitude with the ability to cover for additional hours that may arise during particularly busy periods or to allow for holiday cover.

We are looking for a professional and friendly person to join our semi-rural, traditional Practice of over 12,000 patients. This will be an important role, being first point of call to all patients and visitors, booking appointments and carrying out other administrative duties. The candidate will have good organisational skills, be adaptable and willing to take on adhoc tasks.


Experience of the following is desirable:

  • Previous office/reception experience is an advantage but the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a professional and courteous manner is essential
  • Excellent communication skills both face to face, on the telephone and via email correspondence
  • Excellent IT skills with knowledge of all Microsoft packages
  • Data Entry experience – specifically Excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent understanding of patient confidentiality
  • Ability to organise and manage photocopying of patient records

Gillingham Medical Practice is an equal opportunities employer, and will not discriminate on the grounds of disability, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or similar belief, or age. 

If you are interested in applying for this part time role, or would like further information, please call Sue Gray, Reception Manager on 01747 824201 and ask for an application form. Alternatively please find the application form on our website and return it with a covering letter to Sue Gray, Reception Manager, Gillingham Medical Practice, Newbury, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4XS.


Closing Date 18th January 2019

Application Form GMP


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