LAS Doctor (Medicine/A and E)

Locum Appointment for Service (General Medicine/A&E) (Ref: 182860) Full-Time – 40 hours per week Fixed term from August 2024 (4, 6 and 12 month opportunity available) £40,995 to £64,461 per annum (pro rata), plus banding...


Locum Appointment for Service (General Medicine/A&E) (Ref: 182860)

Full-Time – 40 hours per week

Fixed term from August 2024 (4, 6 and 12 month opportunity available)

£40,995 to £64,461 per annum (pro rata), plus banding supplement


This post also attracts a relocation allowance (up to £4,000 for a 12 month post) and Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum (pro rata)


Based at the Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick, this post would suit doctors who have just completed FY2 training and are considering a medical or surgical career or a core medical or core surgical trainee waiting for a StR position.  Alternatively a doctor interested in a future career in general practice waiting for a StR position/a GP trainee who had completed training but who wished further medical/A&E experience.  Full GMC registration with a current licence to practice is essential for these roles.


The successful applicant will work as a part of the medical team. The rotation covers:

  • Ward work – providing continuity of care for admitted patients
  • Assessment of acute unselected emergency medical patients presenting to A&E (including paediatric review)
  • General medical clinic experience
  • Night shifts involve three or four nights at a time covering surgical and medical A & E, as well as the wards.


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 www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Pauline Wilson (Consultant Physician) at the Gilbert Bain Hospital. They can be contacted via the hospital switchboard on 01595 743000 or via email on pauline.wilson2@nhs.scot


Closing Date:   16/04/2024    
Telephone/Teams Interview:   24/04/2024

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