Salaried GP in Scalloway, Shetland

Salaried GP – Scalloway Health Centre (Ref: IRC10353)

Full time (40 hours per week)

Excellent premises with well sized consulting rooms

GPwSI opportunities available

An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive GP post to join our GP team in Scalloway – we are happy to consider job share as an option. The Scalloway Practice is a salaried General Practice, providing medical services to a population of approximately 3,618 patients and offers variety and stimulation that can only be found in remote settings.  The Practice use EMIS and DOCMAN.  The incoming GP will be supported by a dedicated, friendly, proactive and supportive practice team in a well structured environment.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the local GP out-of-hours co-operative, which is remunerated separately to the salary shown.

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.  To find out more about Shetland go to

For Scalloway post enquiries, please contact Dr Philippa Veenhuizen or Joan Hughson, Practice Manager on 01595 880219.  For Relief post enquiries, please contact Lisa Watt on 01595 743209 or Dr Susan Bowie on 01806 503277.

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

Interviews will be held in Shetland week commencing 24th July 2017

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