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Clinical Lead General Practitioner

Job Reference: 110-MD484-0520

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Primary Care
Ferndale Medical Centre, Ferndale

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons to the north.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a diverse area with high levels of deprivation and associated health problems, as well as areas of affluence and growth. As part of its overarching plan with regard securing the continued success of its primary care services for the future, the University Health Board is looking to recruit a Clinical Lead GP to promote and develop one of our managed practices in Ferndale to the highest level before returning the practice to independent contractor status.

The successful GP will be passionate about healthcare delivery and be keen to develop and work alongside our team at a busy and well established practice of over 7,500 registered patients across two sites in Ferndale and Maerdy.

We encourage enthusiasm and innovation and are particularly interested in candidates who express a strong desire for clinical leadership to enact change and improvement. The post will be ideal for an experienced GP seeking managerial and clinical responsibility.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary that matches other high earning flagship practices in the area and an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Full NHS pension


  • Medical Indemnity cover


  • 6 weeks annual leave


  • 1 week’s paid study leave


  • Opportunities for personal/career development


  • Weekly protected continuing professional development time




For further details / informal visits contact:

Paula Morgan 07427674292


Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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