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General Practitioner

Closing Date January 2022

Reference GP/22/01

Kingsbridge Private Hospital is currently seeking to recruit General Practitioners (Permanent and Locum). The successful candidates will be based at various locations throughout Northern Ireland and must be able to travel on occasions, to various other clinic locations, as and when required.

Location Various locations available
Salary £80,000 - £85,000 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Department GP / Primary Care
Contract Permanent and Bank
Hours Negotiable, Monday to Sunday
Responsible to GP Clinical Lead
Accountable to General Manager

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be an ambitious doctor with General Practice training and an interest in diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries, or a doctor with predominantly A&E experience but also experience in General Medicine to include the desired requirements stated below. The successful applicant will be expected to aid a growing Private GP and Minor Injuries Service, supported by surgical and Nurse specialists in General Practice and minor injuries. Kingsbridge Healthcare is a forward thinking company and would encourage the successful candidate to participate in the development of new and innovative services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out the necessary duties to ensure the best and most cost-effective treatment of patients.
  • To play a lead role in ensuring integrated and focused healthcare provision relevant to the differing needs of our patients.
  • To be personally accountable for professional and ethical actions and practices within a legal and ethical framework that adheres to the GMC’s requirements & KPH policies & procedures.
  • To provide a full range of diagnosis, treatment and care to patients who require GP services and ensure GP care which is responsive to patient needs and to changes in workload.
  • To take clinical responsibility for patients and maintain appropriate records of treatment given for a private GP service.
  • To offer and carry out consultations, and where appropriate, physical examinations for the purposes of identifying and reducing the risk of illness, disease or injury.
  • Arrange for the referral of patients as appropriate for the provision of any other service in the group.
  • Assessment and management of minor injuries. Initial assessment, management and appropriate onward referral of any emergencies should this arise.
  • To undertake all necessary administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • Contribute to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation including the clinical governance programme.
  • Will be responsible for improving the range of services available to patients in the primary care setting to provide greater continuing care for patients.
  • To attend management, medical advisory, and clinical governance meetings when required.
  • Ability to form constructive and effective professional relationships with existing consultants and staff.
  • Ability to communicate well with patients and staff both orally and in writing.
  • Will assist in the forward planning and budgeting of the GP service to help hospital management arrive at a realistic financial allocation to meet the needs of the service.
  • This job description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main responsibilities only.
  • The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role.


This job description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main responsibilities only. The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role as additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.


Person Specification:

Qualifications and experience required


  • 2-3 years’ experience in a substantive GP post
  • Current full GMC Registration
  • Inclusion in the GMC GP Register
  • Evidence of CPD and further education/training
  • Commitment to developing professional practice and skills


  • Previous experience in the Private Sector
  • Higher Post Graduate membership
  • Previous experience in all aspects of General Practice / GUM and Travel Clinic / Health Screening / A&E / diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries

Special skills / abilities


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the demands of work in the private sector
  • Effective skills in management, interpersonal, problem solving and decision making.
  • Promotion of team working.
  • Objective setting and achievement/motivation.
  • Prepared to work towards meeting the short and long term goals of the organisation.


  • Good IT skills
  • Experience of leading and developing health care services
  • Media experience


Personal Attributes


  • Well organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional integrity
  • Good self-awareness
  • Ability to think ‘laterally’
  • Good time management, being able to prioritise work


  • Positive role model
  • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary team


Additional requirements


  • Ability to work core hours 
  • Flexible  when required
  • Ability to work under pressure


To apply, please complete an application AND monitoring form and return to the recruitment team.

CV's will not be accepted.


Closing date for all applications is Monday 31st January , 2022 at 4pm.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete an application and monitoring form and return to the recruitment team at:
Human Resources Department, Kingsbridge Healthcare Group, Channel Wharf, 21 Old Channel Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9DE or email to

Download Application Form Download Monitoring Form

For queries, or further information, please contact the HR Department on 028 9073 5232.

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