The Atrium Health Centre; Far from the Madding Crowd

Located in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s historic Dorchester, surrounded by stunning landscapes, peaceful villages and vibrant towns, the Atrium Health Centre is a four partner, 7000 patient GP surgery.

We are a friendly bunch who recognise the importance of getting the work/life balance right.

Our close-knit clinical team embraces working together to get problems sorted. We employ a clinical pharmacist to help with medicines management and paramedics for our home visits. Our doctors have embraced telemedicine, video calls and eConsults. All our on the day and routine appointments are telephone first.

Our branch surgery Crossways is a dispensing practice nestled in a growing village, a 10-minute drive south east of Dorchester. It’s staffed by an experienced team and offers the rewarding continuity of care a smaller surgery can bring.

We are proudly hosting our PCN’s covid vaccine clinics. Our superb management team have embraced the changes needed to keep the surgery ticking over during this unprecedented time.

If you’d like to arrange an informal visit to the practice to discuss the roles below, or just have a chat, please call our Practice Business Manager, Lisa Fall on 01305 213018 or email

Patient Services Administrator

We are looking to recruit a Patient Services Administrator to join our friendly Practice Team. The successful candidate must be flexible and able to work well within a team environment and will preferably have experience of working in both an NHS setting and Customer Service environment; however, training will be offered to the right candidate. 


Monday: 13:00 - 18:30 (5.5 hours)

Tuesday: 13:30 - 18:30 (5 hours)

Thursday: 08:00 - 13:00 (5 hours)

Friday: 08:00 - 13:30 (5.5 hours)

Total weekly hours = 21

The above times are to be confirmed, but shift times will generally be 5-6 hours long, between 08:00 and 18:30 and overtime will be available.

Salary: £9.80 per hour (to be increased to £10.00 after probation).

Closing date: Friday 7th April 2023

To apply please see job description and email your CV with covering letter to

If you wish to arrange an informal visit to the Practice or have a chat please contact our Patient Services Manager, Natalie McCafferty on 01305 251545; .

(Advanced) Nurse Practitioner

We are looking to expand our workforce with an experienced ANP. However, if you’re a Nurse Practitioner working towards additional qualifications, we would be happy to help you fulfill your potential with extra training and support.

Hours and salary are open to discussion depending on your specific requirements, experience and qualifications.

To apply please fill in the practice application form and email it to

Advanced Practitioner Paramedic

We are looking to expand our workforce with an Advanced Practitioner Paramedic with experience of both domiciliary and face-to-face minor injury patient clinics.

Hours and salary are open to discussion depending on your specific requirements, experience and qualifications.

To apply please read the job description, fill in the practice application form and email it to

Salaried GP

We are looking to expand our Salaried GP workforce due to an upcoming partner retirement. We are a GMS practice, with each of the partners working 6 sessions a week, supported by long term Salaried GPs and the occasional locum.

By picking us you’ll be joining a young partnership with forward thinking GPs who are not afraid to push the boundaries of their business, whilst always looking for new ways to improve care.

To apply please email your curriculum vitae to


All of the information collected during recruitment is necessary and relevant to the performance of the job applied for. We will use the information provided by you, by the referees you have noted, and the educational institutions with whom we may undertake to verify your qualifications with, for recruitment purposes only. The Atrium Health Centre will treat all personal information with the utmost confidentiality and in line with current data protection legislation. We rely on the lawful basis of consent to process the information provided by you. By submitting an application you consent for the information supplied to be shared with the Primary Care Training Hub, the Our Dorset Delivery Team, CCG Primary Care team and General Practice staff involved in the recruitment and selection processes.

Should you be successful in your application, the information provided, and further information which will be gathered at the relevant time, will be subsequently used for the administration of your employment and in relation to any legal challenge which may be made regarding our recruitment practices.