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Clinical Lead GP

Job Reference: 050-CLINICALLEADGP-1120

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
GP Clinical Lead
Healthy Prestatyn Iach, Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Prestatyn
£60,257 - £90,928

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

GP Clinical Lead – Are you looking for a new challenge, to lead a practice committed to delivering a social model of care in the beautiful surroundings of North Wales?


The Practice: Healthy Prestatyn Iach (HPI) is at the forefront of delivering a social model of care. Supported by a large multi-disciplinary team including Occupational Therapists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists and Pharmacists to support our forward thinking approach to patient care.

  • Our Practice was established 5 years ago and has a stable clinical team delivering high quality care to patients. The Clinical Lead role is paramount in further developing and shaping the service model for the practice.
  • We are at the leading edge of primary care developments, with a large MDT focused on delivering the right care at the right time.
  • We are a training practice and we also work in partnership with the Health Board’s Primary & Community Care Academy, hosting a GP who leads in education and training for Primary Care Practitioners.
  • We are a Health Board Practice, with a list size of 20,100


The Role: We are looking for a GP Clinical Lead following the retirement of our previous lead. We offer a competitive Salary. You would be supported to:

  • Lead the development and delivery of a social model of care within HPI, contributing to the local population’s health and wellbeing.
  • Demonstrate innovation in the development of practice strategy and policy.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate supervision and mentoring for salaried and locum GPs working in the service.


  • Promote the health and well-being of all staff within the practice through effective working practices and behaviours.


  • Undertake all normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working in Primary Care.

We offer a generous relocation package and we are able to be flexible on your contract with full, part or portfolio contracts available. There is also a generous annual leave allowance, of 30 days per year, plus bank holidays.



  • Evidence of successful leadership within a Primary Care environment.
  • Full GMC Registration.
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Practice / Certificate Confirming Eligibility for General Practice Registration (CEGPR), or equivalent.
  • Included on a Medical Performers List or eligible.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.


The Location: HPI is based in Prestatyn town centre, North Wales. This sea side town, has a variety of independent coffee shops, bars and a large retail park. Its location also means that within minutes you can be on the beach or in the countryside. There are good road and rail links to Chester, Manchester, Liverpool and London. This family friendly town is close to a number of great state and independent schools, and the University Health Board has links with the two local Universities in Bangor and Wrexham (Glyndwr University).


Why Should You Apply?

  • Opportunity to lead a team who are committed to continuing to develop a high quality service for their patients.
  • Flexible working hours, with full or part time applications welcomed.
  • Based in a modern premises.
  • Opportunities to develop professionally.


For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Nicky Davies, Assistant Area Medical Director, via email, Alison Kemp, Assistant Area Director for Primary & Community Care on 07919 291248 or Darryn Thomas, Service Lead for Healthy Prestatyn on 07787 613854.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Nicky DaviesJob titleAssistant Area Medical DirectorEmail addressNicky.davies2@wales.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Nicky Davies, Assistant Area Medical Director, via email, Alison Kemp, Assistant Area Director for Primary & Community Care on 07919 291248 or Darryn Thomas, Service Lead for Healthy Prestatyn on 07787 613854.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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