The Primary Care Improvement Portfolio is seeking to engage a Deep End Practice GP Faculty Clinical Lead

(10 hours per month) to 31 March 2024

Service Provider Contract: current hourly rate £60.50


This role will provide clinical input and support to inform our work to address health inequalities across Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s primary care programmes.



Visible, active clinical engagement is central to the success of our work and supports service redesign and the delivery of clinically effective care to patients.

The purpose of Healthcare Improvement Scotland is to enable the people of Scotland to experience the best quality of health and social care. The Primary Care Improvement Portfolio is part of the ihub and aims to deliver targeted improvement support to optimise care and service redesign across primary care in Scotland.

The portfolio leads a number of national primary care improvement programmes and networks including the Primary Care Access Programme, SPSP Primary Care, and the Primary Care Learning System.

Find out more about our Primary Care Improvement Programme on our webpages.


The successful candidate will form part of the Primary Care Quality Improvement faculty, which comprises a range of primary care clinicians. The faculty members support the design, development and delivery of our improvement programmes. 

The focus of this role is to support our team to integrate reducing health inequalities across all our work in primary care. This may involve working with senior leadership teams in NHS boards, HSCPs, and with key national partners as well as other National Clinical Leads and Professional Leads with the ihub.

The key roles and functions of faculty members include:

  • clinical and professional advice and assurance
  • clinical and professional engagement
  • leadership, and
  • improvement coaching.


Expressions of interest are invited by Sunday 30 July 2023. A short application form and role profile are available here:

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the team ( for this to be arranged.


It is anticipated that interviews will be held in-person at Gyle Square, Edinburgh, on Tuesday 15 August 2023. The option of virtual interviews via MS Teams will be considered.