GP Recruitment


Recruitment to GP Training is a national process, if you are interested you should visit 

Disclaimer: Some information in the prospectus may be slightly out of date due to changing job roles, processes and the merger of London and KSS as we become London and the South East (LaSE)

Current Stage: Round 1 (applications are now closed)

For information on applying, please click here.

Are you thinking about working in General Practice?

General practitioners are specialist physicians trained in the principles of their discipline. They are personal doctors primarily responsible for the provision of comprehensive and continuing care to every individual seeking medical care irrespective of age, culture, sex and illness.

What is it like training in Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey & Sussex (HEE KSS)?

GP Training in HEEKSS is a three year programme with a combination of GP placements and appropriate hospital posts in the GP school, which is part of the HEEKSS Department of Postgraduate GP Education.A

The GP School is the biggest post-Foundation Specialty School in KSS with around 245 individual GP training programmes taking place in 12 main GP Specialty Training Programme areas in a wide variety of locations and environments.Our Region:

We have compiled some information about the Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions, including local knowledge and useful links to the NHS Trusts we work with, on our programme areas page  – please browse around to find out more about each region: programmae areas within Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

For more information regarding the application process, please go to: National Recruitment Office

Please note that any reference to the number of GP Training Programmes being appointed to is indicative and subject to change.

View HEE KSS GP School GP Training Programme - Summary of Information for Recruitment here

The HEE KSS GP School has 12 GP Specialty Training Areas and is recruiting to 247 training programmes across HEEKSS, programmes are based around an Acute NHS Trust, with placements in various local education providers including Psychiatry Trusts and GP Training practices. For full details of Training in HEEKSS GP School and the GP Specialty Training Programmes please see our KSS GP School Prospectus – The new 2017 version is now available using this link. On the actual prospectus page on the site, you will find the 2015 version.
Training Programmes: Brighton & Mid Sussex, Chertsey, Chichester, Dartford, East Kent, East Surrey, East Sussex, Epsom, Frimley, Guildford, Maidstone, Medway, Tunbridge Wells and Worthing
HEEKSS has a responsibility to ensure patient safety by ensuring that hospital departments are not left significantly understaffed as a result of trainee ranking decisions. In such circumstances the capacity of training programmes may be capped to ensure an equitable fill rate across all our programmes.
Anticipated Duration of Programme: 3 years
Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression): Completion of Certificate of Training. See Gold Guide for further information.
Expected Rotation Information: 6×4 Month Placements in ST1 and ST2 (Inc. One GP Placement), 12 Months GP Training in ST3
HEEKSS GP School Employment Information
Employer: GP trainees will be employed by The Acute Trust linked to the GP Training Programme who will be the Single Employer for GP Trainees. (with the exception of GP trainees appointed to Epsom GP Training Programme who will be employed by the individual placement organisation.
Salary Scale/Basic Pay: Refer to NHS Employer’s Pay Circular (M&D, Latest Issue, Specialty Registrar – Core Training)
National Terms and Conditions: Junior Doctors’ Terms and Conditions of Service
Travel and Relocation Expenses Policy: For more details about HEEKSS relocation expenses, click here

Please note: For further information regarding salaries when you are in training please refer to the pay circulars on the NHS Employers website.