Salaried General Practitioner

NHS Highland
Scourie, Lairg
03 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Contract Type

Looking for a change, a challenge and a breath of fresh air?

Want to work in one of the most beautiful but undiscovered parts of the North of Scotland?

Come to North West Sutherland and be the doctor you always wanted to be

Salaried General Practitioners
(£77,090 to £86,898 (18/19 rates) per annum plus on-call)
 ‘Golden Hello’ incentives and relocation packages are also available to eligible candidates along with an annual car allowance

Full-time or Part-time eg. 12 weeks, 17 weeks or 24 weeks a year!

We are looking for GPs to work in North West Sutherland as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be covering the medical practice of Scourie, Kinlochbervie and Durness which includes another Salaried GP, Nurses, Allied Healthcare Professionals, Pharmacists and administrative staff, as well as the Scottish Ambulance Service.   To top it all off,  you will be living and working in an area with the most stunning scenery, fantastic wildlife and a quality and pace of life that cannot be beaten. 

The team covering the villages of Scourie, Kinlochbervie and Durness provide out of hours cover during the week, with on-call shared by members of the team. Typically you will be on call two nights a week.  At the weekends medical cover is provided by the NHS Highland’s out of hour’s service and sessions are available.

We are happy to consider applications from GPs interested in full-time or part-time work eg. 12, 17 or 24 weeks a year and will consider applications from new and experienced doctors. 

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit to the practices or if you want to try some locum work before you commit, please call Lorraine Coe, District Manager (Sutherland), on 01408 664033; or Fiona Mackenzie, Primary Care Manager, on 01349 869220/ 07795238892

A full information pack is available electronically by e-mailing (quoting job reference: JF/SalariedGPs/Jul19) or by contacting H.R. Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: 01955 880403

To find out more about North West Sutherland at: and
Some of the benefits of becoming a rural GP are set out at:
Closing date for applications: 31st August 2019.