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OOH Salaried GP

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £91,953 - £115,565 pro rata per annum
Closing date
1 Nov 2022

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General Practice, GP (salaried)
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

General Practitioner working in the Out of Hours Service

Salary: 91,953 - 115,565 pro rata per annum

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week for full-time comprising 32.5hrs Clinical commitment per week and remaining five hours for CPD/admin to be explained in interview

We are looking to recruit dynamic, motivated General Practitioners to join a progressive team and contribute to the on-going development of Out of Hours Services within Hywel Dda University Health Board.

A sub-specialty interest in Urgent Primary Care/Urgent and Emergent Care would be acceptable, but all sub-specialty interests will be considered as part of a Job-sharing role if desired

The successful candidates will be expected to be employed within the organisation on one of our four main sites where we have posts which will be based at:-

Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth,

Withybush General Hospital, Pembrokeshire,

Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen, and

Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli.

Cross-border working and providing cover at our South Ceredigion base in Llandysul may be required within shift times. The successful candidates will join a team of General Practitioners working within an evolving Multi-Disciplinary Team of GPs, APPs, ANPs and in future, PAs as well with responsibility mainly for providing Urgent Primary Care services within the OOH's period within the organisation.

We welcome and encourage pre-interview contact and visits.

Main duties of the job

Responsibility integral to the post are:

  • To ensure the provision and delivery of a first-class clinical Out of Hours Service
  • To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
  • To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
  • To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policies
  • To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Health Board's service plans
  • To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty or the Health Board
  • Clinical expertise in General Medical Services/Urgent Primary Care
  • Experience and knowledge of running a sub specialty service
  • Leadership and team building skills as well as working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Supporting and training multidisciplinary teams regardless of the MDT member's training status or clinical knowledge
  • Delivering care in the community alongside primary health care and social care teams
  • Addressing the Intermediate Care Agenda
  • Supporting the Health Board engagement with the National 6 Goals Programme
  • Participating actively in CPD including Audit (participating in a Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) is a requirement of Revalidation


About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:


  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.


Job description
Job responsibilities

Please find attached the Job Description and Person Specification for this post for more information.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Knowledge


  • GMC Registration
  • JCPTGP Certificate/CCT
  • Evidence of private/personal/professional indemnity (This may be reduced by Welsh Risk Pool Services cover)
  • Evidence of continuous professional development will be expected to be provided and used as the basis of the OOH's PADR (Annual).
  • Broad knowledge of the Welsh NHS system and its interface with social care


  • Awareness of local issues and their impact on the health of the locality.
  • Understanding of the clinical and developing agenda.
  • Knowledge of forthcoming NSF's and NICE guidance and technology Appraisals.


  • Experience in general practice although entry immediately post GP Qualification is acceptable for port-folio career colleagues.
  • Competent in the provision of medical services up to qualification level.


  • Experience of working out of hours


BMJRef: BMJ-94637/100-MED-GP-078-E




About Us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life. 

Career Development

Hywel Dda is committed to developing the leadership capability of medics and we pride ourselves on the suite of medical and multi-disciplinary leadership programmes we have created that promote, support and encourage continuous development and improvement.

Hywel Dda is an organisation that aims to deliver a healthcare system of the highest quality, with excellent outcomes for our patients and our population. We value our staff and the work that they do and want all staff, at all levels, in all roles, to feel competent and empowered to make the changes that they know will improve patient’s experience and outcomes of care.

To achieve this aim, Hywel Dda needs a community of doctors from across the organisation that can lead the development and delivery of excellent clinical services.

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