Lead General Practitioner - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Job description

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

Are you an established leader or a Doctor wanting to step up into a leadership role who is ready to lead an urgent care team?

Are you looking for a fully supported and flexible leadership role in the leading provider of urgent care in London?

Do you want to help us to continue to deliver an excellent experience to our patients?

If you've answered yes to the above, then we want to hear from you!

Lead General Practitioner

  • Part Time or Full Time/Permanent Role - minimum 3 Days Per Week (2 Management Days & 1 Clinical Day) with the option of extra clinical days
  • £107,100 or more depending on experience + £5,000 welcome bonus + Generous Flexible Benefits
  • NHS Pension
  • Medical indemnity covered by CNSGP
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Urgent Care Centre and Out-of-Hours Service, Woolwich, SE18 4QH


  • Work with the most successful and innovative Urgent Care provider in London
  • Work in an exciting environment with a committed clinical and operational management team
  • Interesting and varied role encompassing clinical pathway development, quality & safety and relationships with other stakeholders such as CCGs and acute Trust colleagues (ED and specialities)
  • Access to a great support network with mentoring from senior clinical colleagues
  • Opportunity for development within senior clinical management
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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 South East 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.

To apply please click "Apply for this job" or for further information regarding this vacancy please contact Corey Spencer our Recruitment Advisor on 0300 013 4885!

Take a look at what it's like to work as a GP at Greenbrook! 

Take a look how our UTC model works with our Medial Director, Dr Jon Craig! 


This is an excellent opportunity for a General Practitioner with experience of Urgent Care/Out Of Hours (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.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A General Practitioner with experience of Urgent Care/OOH
  • MRCGP qualified (or GMC recognised equivalent) and registered with an English performers list
  • Innovative and keen to explore new ways of delivering care
  • Committed to maintaining the highest standards of care
  • An experienced clinical lead, or highly enthusiastic about progression to clinical management.   

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. 

CLOSING DATE: 29th February 2020

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.