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Ten top tips on how to recruit a Practice Manager

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Practice Manager Recruitment ServiceRecruiting a practice manager is one of the most important decisions a practice makes. GP practice manager recruitment can be expensive and time-consuming so it is important to get it right! There may be internal candidates or other candidates known to the practice but it is vital to carry out a thorough and competitive process to ensure that the right candidate is appointed. This can include a candidate with or without practice management experience. To ensure that you go through the right process, here are our top tips for recruiting a practice manager:

  1. Review what is needed and take the opportunity to make changes to the role
  2. Market the job with an attractive and informative advertising campaign in the right places
  3. Produce an application pack, including a profile about the practice, a job description a personal specification, and an application form (useful for shortlisting)
  4. Handle enquiries, send out packs and acknowledge applications
  5. Assess the candidates against the criteria of the job and shortlist for interview
  6. Organise and run an objective and thorough selection process
  7. Provide the right selection tools and facilitate the final decision
  8. Make the job offer and take up references
  9. Ensure that the practice avoids any possible claim for discrimination
  10. Organise an induction programme and mentor for the new manager

The Practice Index recruitment team has a wealth of experience in recruiting practice managers for all types of GP practices. We take care of all the time-consuming administration and provide expert professional advice at every stage. For more information, please click here.

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