General Practitioner - Watford UTC - Watford

As the largest provider of Urgent Treatment Centre services in London, Greenbrook Healthcare are experts in Urgent Care. The UTC at Watford General Hospital is Greenbrook Healthcare’s latest service, in partnership with the acute trust. The service is open 8am – 2am 365 days a year, is co-located with the Hospital’s A&E department and offers treatment for both illness and injuries to walk-in patients. Lead by a team of excellent GPs, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and a supportive management team, a role as a GP within the Urgent Treatment Centre offers a friendly and modern working environment. GPs in the service enjoy variety and interest because of the diversity of patient presentations typical of an urgent care setting.


Job Summary

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality urgent care based at Watford General Hospital UTC. The GP will deliver care of the highest clinical standards and will work in conjunction with the UTC Lead GP, Service Manager and the nursing team to ensure effective overall performance of the UTC.
At all times the post holder will act in a manner consistent with the GMC’s Good Medical Practice and Greenbook Healthcare’s values.


We’re a clinically-led organisation and our patients are always put first. Our management teams support our GPs, ensuring that you have time to do the work you trained for, treating your patients.

We can offer you sessions to fit around your commitments. Watford UTC is open between 8am and 2am daily and we have GP sessions available during the week, at weekends, during the day and overnight. Out-of-hours sessions are offered with significant increases in salary / rates.

We’re flexible too in how you chose to work for us. If you’re looking for a committed salaried position we can offer you a highly competitive salary along with access to our generous benefits scheme, including the NHS pension, six weeks annual leave and one week study leave.

If you’re looking for regular guaranteed sessions but would prefer to work for yourself that’s fine too, our Service Level Agreement means you can make long-term bookings, three months in advance and you’ll be rewarded with competitive hourly rates.Likewise, if you’re looking for ad-hoc sessional work you can join our bank of GPs and enjoy above market rates, picking up sessions as and when you’ve the time to carry them out.

If you’re looking for variety, as a Greenbrook GP you’ll be offered the opportunity to work across all of our UTCS, GP Practices and Out-of-Hours services; creating your own portfolio, built around your interests and availability.

Being clinically managed also means we can develop paths for GPs looking for career progression. We also regularly run educational events, peer to peer learning sessions and of course you’ll be supported by our network of over 300 GPs.


Ready to Apply?

If you’re MRCGP qualified (or GMC recognised equivalent,) are registered with an English performers list and ideally with experience within urgent care (A&E, OOH, UTC) then we’d love to hear from you. Our recruitment team are more than happy to answer any questions you may have, to arrange a site visit or an informal conversation with a member of our clinical leadership team.

As you'd expect should you be asked to interview we will require you to bring various documents with you we need to collect for compliance purposes.

Apply via this website or contact us directly on / 0208 6071914

It is expected that your application (likely on your CV) contains the following information:
• An accurate account of your employment history including length of service in each appointed position.
• Details of any qualifications you hold and professional registrations relevant to this position.
• Contact details of at least two referees covering a minimum of the past three years of employment - where possible*
*Referees will not be contacted without your consent.

Please note the following shortlisting approach will be applied:

Round 1 - Any staff at risk of redundancy within the Totally plc group, who meet the essential criteria, will be considered in the first instance for this vacancy.

Round 2 - If the vacancy has not been filled after round 1, any employee Affected by Change within the Totally plc group, who meet the essential criteria, will be then be considered for this vacancy.

Round 3 - If the vacancy has not been filled after round 2, we will consider and shortlist all remaining applications in accordance with our recruitment policy.


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.

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