Salaried GP in Lerwick, Shetland

Salaried GP (Ref: IRC10097)

Lerwick Health Centre –2 x full time (40 hours per week)

  • 15 minute appointments as standard
  • Successful training practice
  • GPwSI opportunities available
  • Excellent premises with well sized consulting rooms

An opportunity has arisen for two full time substantive GP posts – we are happy to consider job share as an option. The Lerwick Practice is a salaried General Practice, providing medical services to a population of approximately 9,000 patients and offers variety and stimulation that can only be found in remote settings.  

The team delivering health care services is friendly, welcoming and very supportive. The GPs in Lerwick participate in the local GP out-of-hours co-operative, which is optional and remunerated separately to the salary shown. The Practice has a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners who deal with on the day acute presentations, and we also have Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants. We use EMIS and DOCMAN and successful candidates will have the option to develop specialist interests e.g. paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology etc should this be of interest.

  • Salary Range £61,499 - £92,805 per annum
  • Distant Islands Allowance £1,738 per annum
  • Local Retention Premium of 2% of basic salary
  • Relocation Allowance of up to £8000

Several of our GPs have worked with Promote Shetland to develop short video clips detailing what it is like to live and work in Shetland and you can access the clips here:

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.  The Lerwick team say they have the best consulting room view in the UK – come and find out for yourself!  To find out more about Shetland go to

For an informal discussion, please contact Adam Czarnobay on 01595 743332 or Dr Dylan Murphy on 01595 693201.

Please apply via the following e:ESS website link:-

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