Area Medical Director (North East)

Location: Vocare House - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29 May 2022

Salary: Competitive

Specific Hours: Full Time

Position Reference: REF-F0-S5J0XJN

Area Medical Director (North East)


About the role...

As Area Medical Director for our North & South of Tyne Urgent Care Services, you will provide professional medical leadership within Totally’s Urgent Care Division.

You’ll be responsible for Primary Care led urgent healthcare services, working closely with the Area Operational Director and Area Clinical Director.  A key role, you will also contribute to delivering the divisions strategy, leading high quality and performing services, foster effective relationships with senior stakeholders and develop new innovative services and pathways that benefit local patients.

You will work up to 24 hours per week in a managerial role and also clinically within local services – you will also provide ‘out of hours’ and ‘on-call’

Our Urgent Care Division delivers highly successful services within 111, Clinical Assessment Services (CAS), GP Out of Hours (GPOOH) and Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) across a national footprint.  You’ll join our growing team at an exciting time within our fit for purpose structure.

 Your Day to Day…

  • Visible and responsive to the needs of the clinical workforce,
  • Provide professional leadership for the planning and strategic direction of services,
  • Act as the line manager to the service Medical Leads,
  • Lead the development and implementation of clinical innovations,
  • Ensure revalidation and clinical supervision is undertaken appropriately,
  • Represent the Urgent Care Division at meetings with Partners, Commissioners, NHSE, CQC and senior stakeholder groups.
  • Work with the Area leadership team to promote quality, safety and productivity

Qualification, Training & Experience…

  • An established GP with considerable experience of primary care out of hours or urgent care work,
  • On an English performers list,
  • Up to date with NHS Appraisal and Revalidation requirements,
  • Possess a current and full registration with the General Medical Council,
  • Level 3/4 Safeguarding training.

 Reward & Benefits…

  • 28 days annual leave (plus 3 buy back days),
  • Perkbox (online discount portal),
  • NHS Pension contribution,
  • Share save scheme,
  • Opportunities for career development,
  • Employee assistance program,
  • Virtual GP Services – 24/7 GP Appointments.

For a full job description, further information about this role or to apply please contact the Resourcing team on 03000134885 or via email at


Totally plc addresses the challenges of increased demand on healthcare services by delivering high-quality planned, urgent and insourced healthcare across the UK and Ireland.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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