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Whitby Group Practice
Spring Vale Medical Centre Rievaulx Road WHITBY North Yorkshire YO21 1SD
Tel: 01947 820888
Fax: 01947 824100
Out of Hours: NHS 111

Please note for all roles CVs and interview notes will be retained for 3 years in line with the Practice’s Record Retention Policy


Welcome to Whitby



An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has arisen at @WhitbyGroupPractice in #Whitby.This is a fantastic opportunity if you are wishing to develop a career in administration or the medical sector.

The role is to provide administration and reception support and services to all members of the practice team and be a point of communication between patients, doctors and other staff.

To apply or for further information please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01723 588072 or email


We are delighted to be able to offer a new and exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our network of practices:

Whitby Group Practice
Sleights & Sandsend Medical Practice
Egton Surgery
Staithes Surgery
Danby Surgery

Pay: £37,570 – £44,606 Depending on Experience.

The post holder will have a degree in pharmacy (MPharm or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience preferable, who acts within their professional boundaries and be an independent prescriber or working towards/intent of gaining independent prescribing qualification.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role. The post holder will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy, especially for older people, people in residential care homes and those with multiple co-morbidities. The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. They will help support the repeat prescriptions system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice (s).

The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services. The post holder will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload.

The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.
Please apply by CV and a covering letter by the 31.10.2019 to

Interested parties are warmly invited to visit the practices subject to prior arrangement with Alison Williams Practice Manager Whitby Group Practice. Please call on 01947 820888 to arrange.


Opportunities available to become a GP on the beautiful North Yorkshire Coast
We provide a service to 14,200 residents of Whitby and the surrounding villages and are a well-established training and research active practice. Our Practice is friendly, forward thinking and has been an integral part of the local community for many years. The Partners continue to invest in the Practice and staff, to ensure they maintain an excellent local reputation and high standards of clinical care. Many Partners work part-time, and pursue other interests both within and outside of the Practice, achieving a superb work/life balance. If you are forward thinking and want a career with a growing practice, please get in touch to discuss further. Informal enquires and visits would be welcomed; contact Alison Williams 01947 824149 or
Whitby is a prime destination on the Yorkshire Coast. The town sits either side of the harbour at the mouth of the River Esk. Whitby has the sea, the harbour, the beaches and the cliffs. Whether it is bird, seal or whale watching, surfing, rowing, sailing or just building sandcastles, Whitby has it all.­­ If that is not enough, within a few minutes you can get out onto the breath-taking scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and its delightful moorland villages. The possibilities for walking, riding and mountain biking are endless. For those who like to dine or shop, the town has a wealth of opportunities; quirky teashops, lots restaurants and of course the best fish and chips! Whitby has more than its fair share of traditional pubs, offering with good ale, many child and dog friendly and with top quality pub grub. For shopping we have a wide variety of boutiques, jewellers and food shops and also three supermarkets. 
Overlooked by the impressive Benedictine ruins of Whitby Abbey, and with a maze of cobbled streets and alleyways, Whitby offers something for everyone. For history lovers there is the Celtic connection of the original Abbey, preceded by the Roman signal station. Later we have Captain Cook, the jet industry and whaling. For those with a more literary outlook, the most famous connection is with Bram Stoker’s Dracula - the stimulus for the famous biannual Whitby Goth Weekend - but there are also connections with Hermann Melville and Lewis Carrol.  For lovers of geology it is a rare, rich and fascinating area of Jurassic Coast, with many important fossil finds and opportunities even just walking the beaches. Whitby Museum is worth a visit for more amazing local artefacts. Other attractions include the steam trains of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, many festivals and weekends including the Folk Week, Whitby Regatta, 60s Festival, Angling Festival, Beer Festival and Wartime Weekend, plus many more. Scarborough and Filey are close by, and the nearest airport Durham Tees Valley is only approximately 50 miles away. 
There is a good range of housing in Whitby and the surrounding countryside, from character period properties to modern new builds. Partners in the Practice live in a wide range of locations from Whitby itself, Scarborough and villages on the coast and on the moors. Some have commuted from York.
The area has many schools which are rated as good, with some attaining outstanding by OFSTED.



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