Health care practice manager
- Responsible for budgeting, pricing and accounting activities within the practice.
- Liaises with relevant outside organisations (e.g. NHS trust, PCT, social services, drug companies, professional bodies).
- Takes responsibility for stock control of practice equipment, drugs etc..
- Organises duty rosters for professional and support staff in practice.
- Maintains patient files on medical history, consultations made and treatment undertaken and/or drugs prescribed.
- Negotiates contracts for services with other health care providers and purchasers.
- Takes responsibility for health and safety matters within the practice.
- Oversees staff training and monitors training needs.
- Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of practice staff.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 28% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for health care practice manager is £40,352
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 711. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for health care practice manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £40,352 per year. That is about £3,363 per month or £20.69 per hour. New workers generally start on £26,374, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £67,080
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 711 people are employed in the region.