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Salaried Urgent Primary Care Practitioner

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£87,000 to £107,000 a year 87,000 to 107,000
Closing date
20 Jun 2022

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Hospital, General Practice
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Job Title: Salaried Urgent primary care Practitioner

Pay Band: £87k - £107k

Hours of Work: to be agreed

Directorate: Primary, Community and Therapies Group

Department: Urgent primary care

Base: Morriston Hospital

Main duties of the job

Swansea Bay UHB has responsibility for the health of over 270,000 people and is one of the largest providers of integrated healthcare in the UK. With a budget of over £1 billion and employing 17,000 people, the Health Board provides acute, tertiary, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot, Swansea and beyond. We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science

About us

Swansea Bay UHB Urgent Primary Care Service is offering an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced GPs to provide Urgent Primary Care Services to Swansea Bay UHB residents and visitors, you will participate as a key member of the Urgent Primary Care teams in providing access, support and advice for all Urgent Primary Care presentations within the unscheduled model of care. You will be able to choose to work within a number of SBUHB unscheduled and emergency care services including: Urgent Primary Care, 111 Contact first, Acute GP Unit and ED GP sessions.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will be an employee of Swansea Bay University Health Board and will be able to choose to work within a number of SBUHB Unscheduled and Emergency Care services:- Urgent Primary Care out of hours - undertaking triage of telephone calls at base and remotely, treatment centre face to face appointments and home visits and any administration associated with patient care. The post holder will be expected to develop and support the dissemination of best practice which would include the delivery of staff training for other disciplines within the service. The post holder will assist the Lead Clinician in ensuring Clinical Governance is fully embedded in the work of the team.2- UPCC Urgent Primary Care Centre triaging and seeing patients redirected from a number of services (ED,111 Contact first , 111 clinical Hub ,WAST and GMS Primary Care) with primary care conditions during in hours period- 111 Contact first Telephone triage of ED/MIU outcome calls from 111 to ensure patient directed to most appropriate healthcare professional- AGPU Triaging calls from General Practice to care navigate to hospital admission/Ambulatory care/ Community services. The clinician will also assess and treat patients on ambulatory care pathways.- ED GP sessions Triage and see patients with primary care problems presenting to ED


Person Specification

  • GMC Registration
  • Evidence of professional indemnity


  • Awareness of local issues and their impact on the health of the locality.


  • Evidence of continuous professional development


  • Understanding of the clinical and developing agenda

BMJRef: BMJ-77247/130-25299880-0522


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