Lead GP- Ashford & St Peter’s Hospital UTC

Greenbrook Healthcare – Together, we deliver the future of Urgent Care. 


Greenbrook Healthcare is the leading provider of co-located Urgent Treatment Centres caring for NHS patients across London and the Home Counties. We are looking to appoint a Lead General Practitioner to our Clinical Leadership Team, based at our latest service, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre, when we open the service in October 2018.


Job Summary

Managing a team of experienced salaried and bank GPs in this role you will work closely with the Service Manager and Lead Nurse with responsibility for managing, organising and promoting the needs of the services. 


Supported by a Regional Clinical Director and together with our Lead Nurse and Service Manager your managerial duties will include;

 Supervision and training of junior clinicians
 Meet the Clinical Governance needs of the UTC, investigate incidents (including SIs) and complaints whilst sharing learning from investigations with the whole UTC team.
 To demonstrate and provide professional leadership, offering advice, direction, support and motivation for both the UTC team but also external to the clinical setting.
 Carry out clinical audit work
 Investigate and respond to clinical complaints
 You'll be the safeguarding lead (adults and children) for the UTC Carry out annual GP appraisals and 3 month reviews of new GPs
 Assist in Recruitment of new Clinical Staff
 Carry out inductions for all new GPs
 Carry out clinical audit and develop actions and learning from the audit results.
 Develop strong working relationships with hospital clinicians
 You’ll develop patient pathways within the UTC, community service and hospital specialisms
 Participate and often lead regular meetings with the UTC leadership team, in addition to quarterly team meetings, attend Greenbrook Healthcare operations meetings and Clinical Governance meetings.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Urgent Care / Out-of-Hours Lead General Practitioner to join a leading provider pioneering the future of Urgent Care. Likewise the position will also appeal to GPs working in Unscheduled Care looking to take the next step in their career into a managerial role. Ideally you will have some management experience but, for the right candidate, training can provided if this is your first role in medical leadership. 


Greenbrook Healthcare are already the largest provider of Urgent Care Services, this is an exciting time to join us, as we ready ourselves for further growth and expansion. We have a wider Clinical Leadership team and thus a clear career path and training and development opportunities for you should you be keen to progress from this position.


Competitive remuneration is offered coupled with a generous flexible benefits package, including NHS Pension. 


Closing date for applications is Friday 7th September.  Applications will be processed at time of application, should we receive sufficient applications and identify an appointable candidate we reserve the right to close this advertisement before the advertised closing date.  It is therefore advised that you do not delay in your application.

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