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Want to rekindle that enthusiasm and passion about primary Care? 

We have several senior opportunities in beautiful County Durham with a fast-growing independent healthcare provider which would suit any GP looking for broader leadership roles...




 As Practice Clinical Lead you will provide leadership and accountability for the delivery of a safe, efficient and reliable clinical service achieving the standards set out within the local APMS contract at its inception and to improve upon the quality of the service throughout the lifetime of the contract.

You may be given the opportunity to manage more than one related clinical service, with care taken to ensure you are not over-committed or you may choose to manage a single Practice site overseeing the clinical services running within it.

You will deliver primary care services via surgeries, clinics and visits.  Make assessments of and develop patient care plans for health

You will provide clinical leadership for the delivery of the particular clinical service and manage the identification and implementation of key processes (both primary and internal) that support the clinical service as a whole.  Be involved in the recruitment of good quality staff and support the systems in place for mentoring, appraisal, professional development and support.

As part of your role you will pursue the highest quality outcomes of care maintaining a patient focus for the delivery of the service.  As a Senior member of the team, we will look to you to promote a culture of change and innovation, eliminating wasteful activities.

Utilising your well developed leadership and motivational skills you will review patient satisfaction, staff feedback and performance as well as providing mentorship and support to nurses in the practice undergoing non-medical prescribing and advanced clinical skills development.

To be considered for this role you must be registered with the GMC and listed on the GP register and registered on the National Medical Performers list.

Experience of working in different sectors within the NHS would be an advantage but not essential


They operate differently to traditional partnership models and what they have to offer you is:-

  • Highly supportive management team to support clinical focus

  • Close integration between clinical and management teams with each maintaining their respective areas of responsibilities

  • Planning ahead and endeavouring to make primary care sustainable

  • Generous remuneration with model BMA contract, matched to level of responsibility. Fairness, motivation and attitude are key to our company’s core value

  • Diverse work force: We have  had trained and supported clinical pharmacist and ANPs for several years ahead of the crowd and explored innovative posts such as physician associate to support the wider clinical team

  • Constantly looking to drive innovation to meet a new era of clinical care

  • We have diverse businesses in pharmacies and clinical contracts (e.g. vaccination programs, anti-coagulation services, diabetic plus, clinical pharmacist pilot, research participation to name a few with various CCGs and Foundation Trusts, and are looking into other areas to ensure services will weather the current storm. 

  • We currently have 29 practices and over 500 employees

  • We offer job security and fluidity across different areas of responsibilities across the business

We tend to attract ambitious individuals whose main drive is to provide excellent services while maintaining good work-life balance

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Jo today.

jo@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5266

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