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Primary Care Clinical Director - Quality Improvement

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£66,676 to £100,612 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

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General Practice
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Primary Care Clinical Director - Quality Improvement

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 6th December 2022

Do you want to excel as a Medical Leader in the community where the NHS has its roots?

Clinical Director - Primary Care Quality Improvement and Clinical Innovation

We wish to recruit an exceptional clinical leader with professional stature to support our medical leadership in Primary Care.

We are seeking an exceptional Primary Care Clinical Director to join our Primary Care & Community Services Team who can maximise these unique opportunities and who have already demonstrated the ability to deliver sustainable safe and effective primary care. As a key member of the Divisional Management Team, you will work closely with the Deputy Medical Director-Primary Care, Divisional Director, Divisional General Manager, senior managers and clinicians, including independent contractors, contributing to the management, development and service improvement agenda.

Salary will be in line with the national Salaried GP scale. In addition, there is potential for a management allowance (amount negotiable) to be offered if appropriate.

Main duties of the job

To join our team you will already have current GMC registration, with a higher qualification in General Practice and significant experience at GP level. As part of your toolkit, you will have knowledge and understanding of wider political and social drivers that influence service delivery within the NHS and an understanding of the Modernisation Agenda.

You will support the continuing maturity of Neighbourhood Care Networks in the planning and delivery of sustainable, safe and effective services by working closely between primary and secondary care, Local Authorities and the Voluntary Sector.

  • To be responsible for Quality Improvement and Clinical Innovation, developing and implementing strategic and operational plans for the Division.
  • To foster a capability in relation to Quality Improvement and Clinical Innovation among clinical teams including independent contractors
  • To work with the Deputy Medical Director, Clinical Directors and senior managers to support the agreement and implementation of cross-sector care pathways
  • To support the Deputy Medical Director in the leadership of medical staff across the Division, including performance management and appraisal.
  • To contribute strategically as a member of the Divisional Management Team.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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BMJ Ref: BMJ-101375/040-CD07.2022




With a passion for improvement, we encourage our staff to share new ideas and innovative thinking. Together we inspire progression and are proud of the care we provide. We invest more than just trust in our teams. We develop individual skillsets and support development through training and mentorship, encouraging you to thrive in your own way. We provide an extensive range and quantity of academic activities, including teaching and research, and therefore have been awarded the prestigious University status.


With a range of working environments, from large district hospitals, to our network of community and mental health hospitals and day care premises, our focus is on ensuring that all of our staff are supported and that each location works together, to provide the best environment for both our staff and patients. We are also opening The Grange University Hospital in 2021, which will have 450 beds and provide critical care to patients.


There are around 300 different careers in the NHS, from Doctors and Nurses to Porters, Scientists and Catering staff. Take a closer look at what’s happening in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and view all our vacancies for something that will suit you.


The Health Board employs over 13,000 staff, two thirds of whom are involved in direct patient care. There are more than 250 consultants in a total, over 1,000 hospital and general practice doctors, 6,000 Nurses, Midwives, Allied Professionals and Community Workers.

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