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Lead Clinician - Army RPP Medical Screening

  • Location:

    Surrey, South East

  • Rate:

    £85000 per annum

  • Job ref:
    TAF- PirLC_1494229254
  • Sector:
  • Job status:
  • Consultant:
    Kristina Zdinjak
Capita Group has won the contract to supply the Army with recruits over a 10 year period.
All potential recruits go through a medical screening process at 5 sites nationally.
A Lead Clinician is required at one of the largest Assessment Centres in Pirbright.

The Lead Clinician is responsible for the clinical output of the AC, and supervises and supports a mixed team of permanent and sessional Doctors, along with clinical staff and administrators, whilst taking clinical direction from the Deputy Chief Medical Officer.

This is a full-time post. There is potential to negotiate alternative working practices.

The post-holder will report to:

Deputy CMO Army RPP medical screening solution based at Upavon, Wiltshire.


* Conduct clinical work, including medical assessments (approx 30-50% of time but this may increase when required)
* Management of Clinical staff on the RPP project at the Assessment Centre including but not limited to:
o Recruitment training, audit, documentation review and design. Clinical governance, appraisal, revalidation support, process supervision and change
* Coach clinical staff to meet the productivity, quality and outcome measures to satisfy business objectives
* Identify resource needs and assist DCMO in clinician recruitment and contracting
* Clinical policies, protocols, and electronic reporting of screening solution
* Work with external specialists e.g. Cardiologists where appropriate
* Carry out first level appeal process, and manage appeals within the agreed service standards.
* Clinical complaints
* Deputise for the CMO/DCMO when required at meetings with Army Service Entry Occupational Health.
* Provide audit and KPI information for customer
* Maintain GMC registration, licence to practise accreditation and skill mix
* Assist the DCMO and report to divisional Responsible Officer for clinical governance when required
* Provide clinical leadership and assist in the implementation of Customer Common Assurance Framework Audit at the AC
* Occasional Saturday work may be required
* Involvement in sessional Medical Officer scheduling

Key Performance Objectives

* Training development, coaching and supervision of sessional clinicians to meet business coverage and productivity and quality targets
* Clinical governance to meet Capita standards

Key Interfaces

* Assessment Centre staff including clinical and non-clinical staff
* Medical Services Director RPP
* Sessional clinicians

Essential Requirements
* A fully qualified Medical Practitioner with licence to practise
* Leadership, managerial and delegation skills
* IT literate and experience with general Microsoft programmes
* Excellent presentational skills
* Excellent organisation skills
* Commercial experience, awareness and innovative thinker
* Being able to work effectively and efficiently to tight deadlines is essential
* Effective communicator both verbally and written
* Negotiation skills

Desirable Requirements
Trained appraiser
Occupational medicine experience
Experience of current Army medical screening process

Please contact Kristina on 01737 336 397 for more information or email your CV

Any application to this advert is to a job posted by Team24 part of Capita plc.

How to apply

Please contact Kristina Zdinjak at Team24 on or call . Alternatively, if you have not yet registered, apply for this role online whilst registering your CV.

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