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Salaried GP in Lerwick GP Practice (Ref: 185651)

Lisa Watt
Lerwick, Shetland
Closing date
16 Jun 2024
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GP, Salaried GP
Medical officer, Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
GP practice

Salaried GP in Lerwick GP Practice (Ref: 185651)

Substantive post

Up to full time (40 hours) available

GP Scale - Salary Range £76,152 - £113,532 per annum

(inc of 2% local supplement)

Plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum

(all pro-rata for part time positions)

A Relocation Assistance of up to £8,000 available

Tired of the commute to work?


Looking for a change of scenery?


Want a better work/life balance?




Come work with us and experience the unspoiled beauty of Shetland, its welcoming community and its unique opportunities.  We have up to full time hours available and would welcome applications from individuals who want part time work.




Joining us will give you opportunities to work in our ever growing MDT, which includes our in-house pharmacist, physiotherapist and Advanced Nurse Practitioner team.  The GP Practice works closely with the Community Mental Health team and the Community Nurse team, both of which are located conveniently within the same building.




We are a training and retainer Practice placing a strong emphasis on learning and development.  We dedicate one afternoon each week to clinical learning and governance.




Are you a GP with a special interest that you would like to develop?


Interested in out of hours care?


There are opportunities to join the voluntary out of hours rota and we can work with you to help develop your special interest.




The Practice is serious about sustainability, practices nature prescribing and has a fully electric fleet of vehicles for use when visiting patients at home including our very popular electric bike!




Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - 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 living and working in Shetland go to and/or












Read the stories of two of our very own GPs.




For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Watt – Primary Care Manager on 01595 743209, or email




Closing date:             16th June 2024


Interview date:          w/c 24th June 2024




For more information and to apply:




Internal Applicants:  if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the Jobtrain website link:



External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following Jobtrain website link:-




If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at  including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.




Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.




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

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