Are you a highly skilled General Practitioner looking for an exciting and rewarding role as a primary care Civilian Medical Practitioner (CMP)? Are you seeking job satisfaction, numerous benefits and training opportunities? Would you like your career to take a different direction into a professional and supportive organisation?

If the answer is yes, then we are looking to appoint a Part Time CMP to work for Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC) in delivering a Primary Healthcare (PHC) service to Armed Forces personnel based at Cambrai Lines, Catterick Garrison.

Please note this role is for 22.5 hours per week.

DPHC is seeking a highly motivated CMP who will be responsible for delivering a clinical service to patients registered with the practice, both military and where applicable their dependent families as well as other entitled personnel. You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team alongside Nurses, Physiotherapists and Pharmacy Technicians. Opportunities for Occupational medicine, to include Aviation and Diving Medicine training are available in some locations alongside clinical professional development. As our successful candidate, you should be an efficient and supportive asset to the team. This means being able to provide safe and appropriate medical advice, whilst being expected to carry out associated administrative tasks in accordance with MOD policy and General Medical Council (GMC) standards.

We believe in strong clinical leadership and take pride in looking after all our staff to enable them to deliver our vision of the future. Our key focus is to allow you to concentrate on supporting your patients and developing your clinical experience.

Required Qualifications and Memberships:

Doctors will need to provide a 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, they will also have to hold a Post Graduate Training Certificate in General Practice and a Certificate of General Practice Vocational Training (GPVT). In addition to the above, doctors need to be registered with the GMC as GP and with a licence to practice. Additionally, all will need to keep in date with annual appraisal and GMC Revalidation through the MOD Responsible Officer.

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV. At interview, you will be tested against the following behaviours:

  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Leadership
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Managing a Quality Service

and Technical Skills

  • NHS Core – NHSC2 – Personal & People Development
  • NHS Core – NHSC4 – Service Improvement
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB5 – Provision of Care
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB6 – Assessment & Treatment Planning

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Further Information:

Travel to interview costs will not be reimbursed.

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.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.

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.

Please ensure you have read all the details in the important information link prior to applying.