Salaried GP - Lerwick

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Salaried GP (Ref: 176484) Substantive post Full Time – 40 hours per week (Part time hours may be available) GP Scale - Salary Range £71,842 - £107,106 per annum (inc of 2% local supplement) Plus...

Salaried GP (Ref: 176484)
Substantive post
Full Time – 40 hours per week (Part time hours may be available) 
GP Scale - Salary Range £71,842 - £107,106 per annum 
(inc of 2% local supplement) 
Plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum 
(all pro-rata for part time positions)
A Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 available
Due to upcoming retirements there are GP opportunities at Lerwick GP Practice in Shetland.

Tired of the commute to work?
Looking for a change of scenery?
Want a better work/life balance?

Come work with us and experience the unspoiled beauty of Shetland, its welcoming community and its unique opportunities.

Joining us will give you opportunities to work in our ever growing MDT, which includes our in-house pharmacist, physiotherapist and Advanced Nurse Practitioner team.  The GP Practice works closely with the Community Mental Health team and the Community Nurse team, both of which are located conveniently within the same building.

We are a training and retainer Practice placing a strong emphasis on learning and development.  We dedicate one afternoon each week to clinical learning and governance.

Are you a GP with a special interest that you would like to develop?
Interested in out of hours care?
There are opportunities to join the voluntary out of hours rota and we can work with you to help develop your special interest!

The Practice is serious about sustainability, practices nature prescribing and has a fully electric fleet of vehicles for use when visiting patients at home including our very popular electric bike!

Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - 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 living and working in Shetland go to and/or

Read the stories of two of our very own GPs.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Watt – Service Manager, Primary Care or Dr Dylan Murphy on 01595 743332 or email

Closing date:    18/02/2024
Interview date:  w/c 04/03/2024

For more information and to apply:

Internal Applicants:  if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the Jobtrain website link:

External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following Jobtrain website link:-

If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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