Clinical Lead GP

MKGP Plus Ltd


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Job summary

The post holder will work collaboratively with the Clinical Director and Head of Service to ensure all clinical staff working in your area are skilled, supported and competent in role.

The role is for 8 Sessions, which includes 1 session Special Allocation Service and 1 Clinical Lead session. Based at The Maple Surgery (Barhill, Cambridge).

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work clinically and manage a caseload of patients, dealing with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

About us

We will provide a supportive learning environment

We will help you set out and revise specific educational goals

We will support you to receive CPD time commensurate with the requirements of your role

We will ensure appropriate clinical supervision

You will receive regular appraisals

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for full details.

Clinical Responsibilities: -

In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork, reports and correspondence in a timely fashion.

Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation.

Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.

Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.

In consultation with patients and in line with current Practice disease management protocols, developing care plans for health.

Providing counselling and health education.

Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate.

Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards.

Collecting data for audit purposes and complying with QOF requirements.

Delivering enhanced services.

Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible).

Prescribing in accordance with the Practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate

In general, the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Leadership Responsibilities within the surgery: -

Awareness of and compliance with all relevant Practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.

A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.

Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation.

Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records.

Contributing to the summarising of patient records and Read-Coding patient data.

Attending training and events organised by the Practice or other agencies, where appropriate associated with a GP working within primary care.

Support and develop the clinical workforce to meet the demands of the population, CCG and other stakeholders

Represent the surgery / Division in meetings

Person Specification



  • Experience working in a primary care setting.
  • Experience of audit and improving care for patients.


  • Experience of providing primary care services out of hours.
  • Development of areas of clinical expertise.



  • MBBS or Equivalent Medical Degree.
  • Full registration with GMC.
  • Certificate of Completion of Training.
  • Inclusion on Performers list.
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional and personal development.


  • MRCGP.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

MKGP Plus Ltd


Hanover Close

Bar Hill


CB23 8EH

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Date posted

05 July 2021

Pay scheme



£11,500 a session



Working pattern


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Job locations

Hanover Close

Bar Hill


CB23 8EH

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