Assistant Director of Primary Care Strategy - deadline for applications 10:00am, Friday 21 September 2018

Londonwide LMCs is the organisation that represents over 7,000 NHS general practitioners and 1,300 practice teams in London, Londonwide LMCs is committed to securing the future of general practice in London and supports General Practice in London by providing strategic influence and leadership and support for Local Medical Committees and practices.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Primary Care Strategy team which provides strategic expertise and system knowledge to Local Medical Committees in North Central and East London. The post will work closely with the Director of Primary Care Strategy working with Committee members and with system partners such as Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England, STPs and GP collaborative provider groups within the integrated care system. The post is based at our offices located in central London near Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras however there will be regular travel to external meetings in North Central and East London.

The salary for the role will be £44,448 pa plus membership of the group personal pension scheme with a 16% employer’s pension contribution. Benefits include 25 days annual leave, flexi time and other flexible working options. The company holds the Investors in People Silver award and is committed to the personal and professional development of all colleagues.

The role is challenging and rewarding, we would like to hear from candidates who have: 

  • Direct primary care experience gained through primary care commissioning, NHS England, CCG, LMC or other relevant healthcare setting relevant to general practice, such as practice management. 
  • An in depth understanding and working knowledge of current NHS priorities, system and primary care service provision. 
  • The ability to interpret strategy and apply it to support the transformation of general practice. 
  • The ability to build influential and collaborative relationships that will enhance the position of Londonwide LMCs as a trusted partner. 
  • A proven experience of project management and delivery. 
  • Ability to work with committees to ensure membership representation and constituency accountability.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this role, please contact Greg Cairns, Director of Primary Care Strategy on 020 3818 6248.

The full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter explaining how you demonstrate the skills and experience required for the role to Marie Vassallo (

The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Friday 21 September 2018.

Interviews are planned for Friday 28 September 2018.

Shortlisted candidates only will be contacted after 21 September 2018.

Last updated : 02 Sep 2018


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