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Consultant Dermatologist

Isle of Man Government Secondary Care
Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
£85,768 - £148,821 per annum (10 PAs) + Generous relocation package
Closing date
27 Feb 2023
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Hospital, Dermatology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a Consultant Dermatologist to join our team on the beautiful Isle of Man, where we are aiming to become the best small Island-based health and care system! 

If you would like to achieve a fantastic work-life balance with a professionally satisfying job, then this could be the job for you!

About the hospital and service

Noble’s and Ramsey & District Cottage Hospitals provide a comprehensive service for patients with skin cancer, serving a rural geographical area of 220 square miles with a population of approximately 85,000.

The Skin Service is primarily based at Ramsey District & Cottage Hospital where there is a dedicated skin and plastic surgery suite with excellent theatre and consulting room facilities. Phototherapy (UVB and PUVA) has been based at Noble’s Hospital but will be moved to Ramsey in the near future.

The service currently comprise a visiting Consultant Dermatologist, one Consultant Dermatologist (this post) and one Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. The team are supported by 2 clinical nurse specialists to provide support for skin cancer patients and patients with chronic skin conditions in delivering independent clinics, clinical governance activities and a GP with Extended Role who provides clinics and minor surgery.

You will provide a comprehensive general dermatology service to the Island, including the management of inflammatory skin diseases and skin cancers, and support the acute medical and surgical teams with skin-related clinical problems.

What can this role offer me?

By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Manx Care offer access to fantastic training and development facilities, including an on-site training centre and simulation suite. We recognise the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom, and we provide generous study leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.

You will receive a competitive salary with incremental pay progression and excellent holiday entitlement. Free on-site parking will also be available to you.

Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is ‘proud to be smoke free’ as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021 smoking is no longer permitted on our Manx Care & DHSC sites, including nursing, residential and EMI units around the Island. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 642404 or

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment. To find out more about our relocation package, download the leaflet below.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job pack, alternatively contact Leanne Bates on

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which Manx Care will cover the cost of for you. Please note if you have lived for more than 6 months outside of the UK in the last 5 years, you will be required to obtain a Letter of Good Standing from the appropriate authorities in the relevant locations, please read the guidance about how to obtain this letter.

A full, valid driving licence is required for this role.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at


About the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is a self-governing crown dependency within the British Isles. The population of the Isle of Man is approximately 85,000. Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open spaces, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine, from cycling to sailing and kayaking to horse riding. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation. For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle visit

About the Island’s healthcare

The Island’s healthcare is provided by a National Health Service based on that in the United Kingdom but is independently financed and administered within the Isle of Man. Many of the changes brought about to the UK National Health Service, as a consequence of the extensive reorganisations of recent years have not been adopted in the Isle of Man. The Terms and Conditions of service are essentially the same as in the United Kingdom with enhancements such as automatic annual incremental pay rises. The post holder will enjoy the benefits of low income tax, high rates of personal allowance and a low crime rate.

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