Consultant Geriatrician, General Physician or GP

NHS Orkney
Orkney, Orkney Islands
21 Oct 2021
04 Nov 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Consultant Geriatrician, General Physician or GP.

 3-month Fixed Term Contract to provide clinical leadership for Hospital at Home and Interface Care development.

NHS Orkney is offering a 3-month fixed term contract for a Geriatrician/General Physician or GP to provide clinical leadership to undertake a test of change for Hospital at Home (H@H) and Interface Care Services and to support the development of frailty services in Orkney.  The post may be extended at the end of 3 months.  There is strong multidisciplinary support and enthusiasm to establish these projects which are seen as opportunities to develop better integrated working across Primary, Secondary and Social Care to the benefit of our patients. 

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about holistic care, can provide clinical leadership to empower a highly motivated and experienced multidisciplinary team and help us develop an integrated service for patients within the vibrant communities we serve and live in. 

H@H  and Interface Care are national NHS Scotland programmes which support and bring together practitioners from all 14 Scottish Health Boards to learn from each other and develop services together.

Orkney is an archipelago of beautiful islands with a deep cultural heritage, a gentle warm welcome and a resourceful community.  The islands have excellent leisure facilities and a wide range of activities including sport, music, art, drama; with a range of festivals spread across the year. Stunning wildlife and history, ranging from World Heritage Neolithic sites to World War 2, is all around.  In 2020, Orkney was rated the best place to live in Britain for the 8th year running.  To find out more about living and working in Orkney go to or and learn more about NHS Orkney at

Closing date midnight Thursday 4/11/21

Interviews are planned for Thursday 11/11/21 via Teams.

Full time position


Consultant Physician:     £87,534 to £116,313 depending on experience

General Practitioner:      £63,187 - £94,311 depending on experience

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Care and Compassion    Dignity and Respect

Openness, Honesty and Responsibility   Quality and Teamwork

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