Vacancy: Orkney (Skerryvore Practice)

GP Partner or Salaried GP

Skerryvore is a well established independent GMS practice with enthusiastic GPs supported by excellent management, nursing and administrative teams. We are a thriving forward thinking practice based in Kirkwall, the main town of the Orkney Islands.

We are looking for a GP or GPs to replace an outgoing partner and are willing to be flexible for the right candidate(s).  MRCGP preferred and a sense of humour essential!

The Practice

  • List size 7400
  • Training practice (GPSTs and medical students)
  • High QoF point achievers
  • Excellent integrated IT system using Vision and Docman
  • Additional services in sexual health and palliative care
  • Low staff turnover

What we offer

  • Up to 9 sessions per week (could be shared)
  • Flexible start date
  • Healthy practice accounts
  • No OOH commitment
  • Generous Golden Hello and relocation packages
  • 7 weeks annual leave plus public holidays
  • 1 week study leave
  • Location with excellent transport links to the mainland

If you are looking for an enjoyable, interesting job in a beautiful location please check out our website for further information.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome please contact:  Dr Kirsty Cole 01856 888 240 (

Applications in writing enclosing a copy of a recent CV to Mrs Maureen Firth, Practice Manager, Skerryvore Practice, Health Centre, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1BX or by email to

Closing date: 28 November

Interviews: 14 December

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