Salaried General Practitioners

NHS Highland
Thurso, Highland
28 Aug 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type

Be the doctor you always wanted to be!  Venture to the north of the Scottish Highlands and see what you’re missing!


Riverbank Practice, Thurso, Caithness, North Highland

Salary Scale: £77,090 – £86,898 (18/19 rates) (depending on experience), plus car allowance of £5k per annum, CNORIS cover, 6 weeks annual leave per annum and 2 weeks study leave. Golden Hello incentives and relocation packages are also available to eligible candidates.

We are looking for salaried GPs to join our friendly and dedicated team at Riverbank Medical Practice in Thurso.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the respective multi disciplinary teams who work together to provide a high quality, patient centred service.  We include GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner, Advanced Physiotherapist Practitioner, Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Practice Management and an experienced Clinical Support Team.  We will be introducing mental health and pharmacy technician roles into our practice in the near future.

The county of Caithness offers a well-developed health and social care network including our Rural General Hospital in Wick and Community Hospital in Thurso. There is no out-of-hours attached to this role, however sessions are available locally if you are interested.

We are happy to consider variations in working pattern, will do our best to accommodate any special clinical interests you have, and consider applications from new or experienced doctors.

You will be living and working in an area of outstanding beauty, with a wide range of sporting, social and artistic activities available.   Internationally renowned surfing is right on your doorstep along with spectacular scenery and wildlife in abundance including puffins and orcas. The role offers an opportunity for both professional and personal fulfilment and to practice town medicine whilst enjoying rural life.

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit to the practice, please contact Catriona Naughton, Riverbank Practice Manager on 01847 892027 or alternatively Dr Stewart MacPherson, Associate Medical Director Primary Care, Mobile 07870 899966.

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A full information pack is available electronically by e-mailing (quoting job reference: JF/SalariedGP/Riverbank/Aug19)  or by contacting H.R. Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: 01955 880403.