Vacancy: Lerwick Health Centre, Shetland (Salaried GP)

lerwickLerwick Health Centre – Full time Salaried GP (40 hours per week) 

We want to deliver the best for our patients and we need you to help us do that. 

An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive GP post in our Paper Light, Training practice. The Lerwick Practice is a salaried General Practice, providing medical services to a population of approximately 9,100 patients and offers variety and stimulation that can only be found in remote settings.

The team delivering health care services is friendly, welcoming and very supportive. The GPs in Lerwick participate in the local GP out-of-hours co-operative, which is not onerous. The Practice has a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners who deal with on the day acute presentations, and we also have Practice Nurses and a Healthcare Assistant. We use EMIS and DOCMAN.

  • Salary Range £59,105 – £89,191 per annum
  • Distant Islands Allowance £1,705 per annum
  • Local Retention Premium of 2% of basic salary
  • Relocation Allowance of up to £8000

Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work. Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about Shetland go to

For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Watt on 01595 743209 or Dr Dylan Murphy on 01595 693201.

Please apply via the following e:ESS website link:-

Closing date: 12 August 2015 

Interviews will be held in Shetland week commencing 31 August 2015.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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