Lead General Practitioner - Queen Elizabeth Hospital UCC

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

  • Lead General Practitioner
  • Permanent/Salaried
  • Competitive remuneration is offered coupled with a generous flexible benefits package, including NHS Pension
  • Medical indemnity covered by CNSGP
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Urgent Care Centre and Out-of-Hours Service, Woolwich, SE London

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 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Urgent Treatment Service, Woolwich. The service provides a 24/7 UTC for walk in patients and the Greenwich out of hours GP service covering GP base appointments and a home visiting service.

Managing a team of 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 our Clinical Director for SE London, and working together with our Lead Nurse and Service Manager, your managerial duties will include:

Meet the Clinical Governance needs of the UCC, investigating incidents and complaints and carrying out clinical audit, developing actions and learning from each.

Provide professional leadership in the UCC, offering advice, direction, support and motivation

Assist in recruitment of GPs, carry out inductions, supervise and appraise performance

Act as safeguarding lead for the UCC, supported by the Greenbrook Safeguarding Lead

Develop strong working relationships with hospital clinicians and help to develop patient pathways within the UCC, community services and hospital specialties 

Participate in regular operational and governance meetings with the UCC leadership team and in review meetings with the CCG.

A full list of managerial duties and clinical responsibilities can be found in the Job Description which you can download here.


This is an excellent opportunity for a General Practitioner with experience of Urgent Care/OOH to join a leading provider pioneering the future of Urgent Care. For those with limited previous management experience, we ensure regular structured support and mentorship throughout.

The role can be full or part-time according to the candidate. Competitive remuneration is offered coupled with a generous flexible benefits package, including NHS Pension.

Closing date: Friday 5th July 2019

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

If we receive sufficient applications before this date we reserve the right to close the advertisement early, so it is advised you do not delay in your application. 

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