General Practitioner - North Colchester Healthcare Centre

Care UK
Colchester, Essex
£11,000 a session
18 Apr 2019
18 May 2019
Contract Type
Freelance, Permanent

Be the doctor you want to be (and more)

Care UK is the country’s largest independent provider of NHS services — which means we have a constant need for the best and brightest medical talent.

We can offer salaried or self-employed work within the Health Centre to fit in with your lifestyle.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a GP who’s looking to broaden their clinical experience or looking for more flexible hours. We can give you the freedom and variety to develop a more fulfilling career.

Whatever your interests, we’ll make sure that your skills are kept completely up to date with a CPD and registration programme. It’s an environment where there are always opportunities to innovate and learn.

With us, GPs have the opportunity to develop their skills across a whole range of areas — in everything from walk in centres, GP practices, SARCs, urgent care centres, out of hours GP services to offender health.

About the Job

Based in Colchester, the centre offers a wide range of NHS services from 7am to 10pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Enhancing healthcare in the area, it makes seeing a GP, receiving treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, and access to health advice, much more convenient for local people.

The service is a high QOF achieving practice and treats a variety of patients across the local community, with a mixture of registered patients and those availing of the Walk-In service. The Health Centre is situated within a mile of Colchester train station, with journeys taking only 50 minutes to get into London. Colchester as an area also has excellent grammar/private schools, should you be considering relocation.

We will give you a chance to work in an environment that is supported by clinical peers and robust governance.


  • Be on the GMC Register
  • Be on the GP Performers List
  • Experienced or new GP with experience/confidence managing acute and chronic presentations for both adult and paediatric patients.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care.

Salary & Benefits

We have salaried and self-employed jobs available, with flexible working hours.

We can offer you:

  • £11,000 a session
  • Competitive hourly rates for self-employed GP's
  • Indemnity Reimbursement for salaried GPs
  • 25 days annual leave for salaried GPs (pro-rata)
  • 5 Days study leave for salaried GPs (pro-rata)
  • Company pension scheme for salaried GPs
  • CPD (including free online and face-to-face training)*
  • Revalidation
  • Regional/National opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme and online discounts for salaried GPs

*At Care UK, we put a strong focus on development. As such, you can take advantage of the investment in educational sessions and events to count towards your CPD. We even have opportunities for career progression into medical leadership. We also offer a robust, clinically led management structure of experienced GPs, who will give you the advice and support you need.

Additional Information

As an organisation Care UK is at the cutting edge of service development underpinned by a commitment to developing strong and effective leaders and embedding quality improvement methodologies. There is a strong track record of career progression within the organisation.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you'd like to learn more, arrange an informal visit to the service or have any questions please contact Ben Averill on 07435974918 or email

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