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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Civilian Medical Practitioner

Job Reference: J221-A-21-33516

Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
Defence Primary Healthcare
Regional Medical Centre, RAF Halton, Aylesbury, HP22 5PG
£72,776 - £86,457 per annum *Pay award Pending

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services

Here at Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC), we are an inclusive and dedicated organisation working to provide excellent care to our entitled personnel!

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, organised and enthusiastic Civilian Medical Practitioner (General Practitioner) who will be working within our Primary Health Care team, here at Regional Medical Centre, RAF Halton, Aylesbury.

Does this sound like the role for you? Do you want work life balance?

The successful postholder will be responsible for providing primary and occupational healthcare in line with GMC Standards to ensure that our objectives to optimise patient care are met, supporting DPHC in delivering a safe and effective service.

You will gain access to the additional benefits of a competitive salary, paid holiday entitlement and numerous opportunities for continuous professional development!

Please pay particular attention to the attached Job Description and Person Specification, which outlines the role requirements in further detail.

We offer the following employee benefits:

  • Civil Service Pension
  • Free parking
  • Access to gym
  • Onsite pay as you dine catering facilities
  • Inclusive working environment

Essential Criteria

  • GMC registered, with a licence to practice on the GP register.
  • Certificate of Prescribed Equivalent Experience or Statement of Acquired Rights (now known as CCT) from the Joint Committee in Post Graduate Training in General Practice (JCPGT(GP)). To hold this certificate, you will also have to hold a Post Graduate Training Certificate in General Practice and a Certificate of General Practice Vocational Training (GPVT).

Selection Process

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV.

The interview will be based on the following behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Changing and Improving
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace

Please ensure the required skills, qualifications and memberships are demonstrated in your CV and saved under your name.

We are currently unable to open documents saved in the doc.x format. Should you submit in the doc.x format, your CV may not be considered.

To be eligible to be considered for this role, the essential criteria detailed must be held in full, prior to submitting your application.

Travel to interview costs will not be reimbursed.

Further Information

We will consider requests to work flexibly, taking into account business needs.

The post holder will be encouraged to become a Military Aviation Medical Adviser and take part on the on call rota locally.

Please note the salary will be pro-rata where part time hours are undertaken.

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

If found successful for this position, you will be required to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B. Failure to do so may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came into effect on 1 January 2021, the Ministry of Defence will only offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points-based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical.

The role currently being advertised has not been assessed as business critical and is therefore NOT open to applications from those who will require sponsorship under the points-based system. Should you apply and be found to require sponsorship, your application will be rejected, and any provisional offer of employment withdrawn.

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