Physician Associate

Navigo Health and Social Care CIC

Physician Associate


Navigo Health and Social Care CIC, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 16e3f7088dc84d67ac41092c17a5c019

Full Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the memory service as a physician associate, pioneering the role within the service and organisation and opportunity to demonstrate the value that can be brought to the service to compliment existing use of varied roles within a multi-disciplinary team. The successful applicant will have opportunity to work alongside existing medical and non-medical diagnosticians and prescribers along with developing new pathways and processes to enhance the service delivery. There will be support around the role to promote development of the physician associate in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of service users referred to the memory and care home service. You will have ample opportunity for engaging in CPD and networking with wider medical and non-medical roles within the organisation and potential to create future opportunities in recruitment of physician associate roles through the unique opportunity to demonstrate the role in practice., The main duties and role of this post is the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and post diagnostic support of service users referred to the memory services. This includes both typical and atypical presentations such as younger people with dementia, service users with parkinsons and cognitive impairment, huntingtons disease substance related cognitive impairment and learning disability with cognitive impairment. The role will also complete reviews of service users who are diagnosed in line with shared care arrangements and referrals to suitable support mechanisms in the pre diagnostic and post diagnostic phase. Close working relationships will be established with the advanced clinical practitioners, doctors and the wider team. We are seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate and hard working individual who can demonstrate the aptitude to develop into this role and model the benefit a physician associate can bring to the service.


We are Navigo. We look after North East Lincolnshire mental health and well-being. We are an award-winning social enterprise that provides mental health services to the NHS and beyond.

The whole basis of our work is to deliver services that we would be happy for our own family to use.

We offer a range of mental health services, including acute and community facilities as well as specialist support such as outstanding older adults inpatient services, rehabilitation and recovery community mental health and an outstanding specialist eating disorder facility.

Ranked as one of the top UK companies to work for, we featured in the Best Companies top 100 large company list and were named sixth best health and social care company 2023.

As a social enterprise, we do things a little bit differently and have also developed income-generating commercially viable businesses that provide training, education and employment opportunities including Grimsby Garden Centre and two cafes.

Working at Navigo is not like working anywhere else. Lots of places say that, but we really mean it.

We like to work with forward-thinking people who want to make a difference.