Current Job Vacancies

Wellbeing Team Leader

We are looking for a Full Time Wellbeing Team Leader to manage a growing team of Social Prescribers and Community Connectors to work across The Barnstaple Alliance*. You will be joining the current team which consists of a Social Prescriber and a newly recruited Community Connector with exciting future involvement to expand the team further. 

The overall purpose will be to coordinate the smooth day to day running of the Barnstaple Alliance Wellbeing Service. In this lead role you will be required to work closely, manage and coach the members of your team. Additional responsibilities will be to triage and monitor incoming referrals, lead the weekly allocation meeting and evaluate the progress of clients that have been enrolled into the Wellbeing Team.  

You will also have Social Prescribing and flow co-ordination duties, managing an active caseload of more complex clients. You will need to engage with other external agencies to build rapport and form positive working relationships that will benefit both the Wellbeing Team and the clients.

* The Barnstaple Alliance PCN is a proactive and supportive network of four General Practitioner surgeries: Brannam, Fremington, Litchdon and Queens Medical Centres. Between us we provide care to 50,700 patients in the Barnstaple area.  Whilst retaining our independent surgeries, we are working together on collaborative projects to improve and develop the healthcare services we offer to patients.

If you would like to be part of this expanding team we look forward to receiving your application. For an informal chat to learn more about the role, the aspirations of the PCN please email Sharon Bates, PCN Management Lead (

Closing date: 29th Sept 2021
Interview date: 12th Oct 2021

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Healthcare Administration and Support Team

Due to internal promotions we are looking for new staff to join our Healthcare Administration Team.  The first role is for a Healthcare Administration Support Team member and will be for 25 hours over three fixed dates between Monday and Friday.  The second is for a Healthcare Administrator for a 37 hour position or a 28 hour position, again fixed across Monday to Friday. 

The successful applicants will need to have excellent customer service and communication skills, as well as being adaptable and able to manage a busy workload.  Knowledge of working with computers is an essential part of the role.

If you would like to apply directly to the surgery please send a covering letter and CV to: clearly stating which role you are interested in or indicate 'both'.

Applicants that have not heard from the surgery by Wednesday 29th September should consider themselves unsuccessful at this time.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date Friday 24th September

Interviews: Thursday 30th September and Tuesday 5th October 2021.

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If you are interested in a clinical job please feel free to contact the practice even if there is no current vacancy.  Contact the Practice Manager for an informal discussion/to share your CV.

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