GP Vacancy

Strathcarron, Highland
25 Apr 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Is where you are working getting you down? Would you want to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty with easy access to places like Skye and Plockton – while still within an hour of Inverness - and with a great work-life balance? 

Owing to the relocation of a current GP Partner, we are looking for a replacement GP to join our small and very friendly Practice Team in early September 2019. We provide traditional holistic family medicine to the people of Lochcarron and surrounding countryside – an area of outstanding natural beauty. 


In many ways, this is the perfect place to be a GP.

  • Small friendly coastal village in rural North West Scotland
  • Section 17C Dispensing Practice: 932 patients, two Partners and one Practice Nurse.
  • Above-average remuneration
  • Partner will immediately be full profit sharing – we are willing to be flexible for the right candidate & would consider job-sharing etc
  • Eight weeks annual leave, NHS Highland GP public holidays and two weeks study leave
  • Golden Hello incentives and recruitment expenses will also be available to eligible candidates
  • Leased modern efficient building (no buy in) 
  • Fully-computerised - Paperless Vision and Docman Clinical Systems
  • Continuity of patient care highly valued and ensured by regular MDT Meetings
  • Excellent relationship with & support from Secondary Care & close ties with Community Nurses, MacMillan Nursing Team and Social Workers
  • Non-onerous OOH Monday to Thursday (1-in-3 rota shared with Torridon Practice) – all weekends and public holidays covered by Health Board
  • Clinics on site for Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Midwifery, Health Visitor and Mental Health
  • Excellent local Primary School (Secondary School is at Plockton) and superb opportunities for outdoor pursuits and water sports, including sailing, sea-kayaking and climbing.

Informal visits and enquiries welcome – please contact Catherine Mackenzie, our Practice Manager, or Dr Strath by telephone or email (see contact details below). 

Applications invited with CV and covering letter to: 

Dr Iain Strath, Lochcarron Medical Partnership, Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Ross-shire IV54 8YQ.  Telephone: 01520 722215 Mobile: 07765 867989

E-mail: or or by clicking the apply button.


Closing date for applications: Friday 31st May 2019

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