General Practitioner with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Substance Misuse Treatment, Hackney - 12 months fixed term
8 sessions per month (one day per week/or two half days per week)
WDP is looking to recruit a GP with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Substance Misuse Treatment to ensure effective General Practitioner input into Hackney Recovery Service and specifically the GP Shared Care team working within the Hackney primary care setting with substance misuse treatment patients.
We are seeking to appoint an individual who can facilitate the development of a Hackney Recovery Service’s GPSC provision and practice of individual GP’s and GP surgery. You will provide clinical advice and support for each Hackney GPSC surgery on substance misuse treatment, take part in planned and opportunistic teaching in substance misuse treatment to statutory and voluntary organisations as well as individuals. You will also contribute to the health of people with substance misuse and to the prevention of co-morbid complications, and provide a link between WDP, primary and secondary care, working closely with colleagues in Hackney Recovery Service & other healthcare settings for Hackney residents (e.g. Homerton Hospital).
We are also seeking to appoint an individual who can bring WDP’s core values to the role:
1. Entrepreneurial – you will be driven and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this.
2. In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
3. Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your practice with service users
4. Community focussed – you will provide and shape services that serve the whole community
For further details / informal discussion, please contact Dr Arun Dhandayudham, Joint CEO & Medical Director via email: Arun.Dhandayudham@wdp.org.uk
If you would like to express your interest in this position, please email WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk with a copy of your CV.
WDP is a recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.
WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.