General Practitioner

London (Central), London (Greater)
£10000 per session per annum
16 Sep 2020
11 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

It is an exciting time for ELFT working with a new expanding Primary Care team. The Trust provides mental health, primary care and community health services across East London, Luton and Bedfordshire. In 2020 we have developed a dedicated primary care directorate that reflects our commitment to providing primary care services that benefit the populations we serve. As a large outstanding rated Trust there are great opportunities within ELFT to develop innovative and diverse careers.

Our vision is to improve the lives of all we serve by providing truly integrated care. We have an opportunity at The Newham Transitional Practice to make a real difference. The team play an active role in the local Stratford PCN and have good links with other system partners. The practice provides specialist services to the local homeless population, and in partnership with our other primary care services in East London has been involved in the provision of a new outreach service. The outreach service was developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and provides primary care services to rough sleepers who have been moved into hotel accommodation. The outreach service is evolving so that it can meet the needs of the homeless population in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Hackney.

This role would involve 7 sessions at Newham Transitional Practice and 2 sessions as part of the primary care outreach team. We are seeking a talented and committed GP to work within the team to provide care in innovative ways that will really make a difference to the lives of the people we serve.

This post would offer:

9 sessions per week (8 clinical sessions and 1 QI session)

Opportunity to receive comprehensive training in QI and to lead QI projects within the Trust

Flexibility to develop hybrid roles across primary care and other specialities e.g. joint primary care, homeless and mental health roles on different sites

A generous study leave provision that reflects how much we value on-going development

Flexible and part time working

The opportunity to work with an outstanding Trust

The opportunity to take on a joint role in both the practice and the outreach team

A dedicated well-being team currently developing and offering new benefits to staff such as support with car/cycle packages

If you would like to discuss this role further, or have any questions please email our Lead GP at The Newham Transitional Practice, Dr Duncan Trathen at

We would encourage interested applicants to arrange informal visits to the surgery.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDuncan TrathenEmail

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