- Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
- Specialism: Medical and Dental
- Location: Thurso, Wick
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Personnel Department
- Reference: GPS/R/R/Jul16
Looking for a change, a challenge and a breath of fresh air on the beautiful North Coast? Be the doctor you always wanted to be! Venture north and see what you're missing! Salaried General Practitioners Full-time / Part-time (flexible working) We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated GPs to become a vital part of the primary care teams in Caithness. With a choice of base in Wick or Thurso this exciting opportunity will see you play an instrumental part in the development of innovative multi-disciplinary teams to provide excellent, high quality, patient-centred services to the community. The teams include Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Pharmacist Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Practice Management and administrative support. There are also opportunities to provide care in the local Community Hospitals (in-patient and minor injury unit) and local care homes. Opportunities to develop interests in other areas including training and education are also available. The county of Caithness offers a well-developed health and social care network including GP practices supported by a Rural General Hospital in Wick and the Community Hospital in Wick and Thurso. There is no out-of-hours commitment but sessions are available locally if you are interested. To top it all off, in Caithness you will be living and working in area of outstanding beauty, with a wide range of sporting, social and artistic activities available locally. Internationally renowned surfing is right on your doorstep along with amazing scenery and wildlife spotting including Puffins and even if you are lucky Whales! It is also possible to spot the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) if you are very lucky. We are happy to consider any variations in working pattern, from full-time or part-time to rota/shift work (e.g. week on/week off), and will consider applications from new and experienced doctors. 'Golden Hello' incentives and relocation packages are also available to eligible candidates. For an informal chat or to arrange a visit to the practice, please contact Trish Bremner, Practice Manager, Riverbank Thurso on 01847 893321 or Joanna Groves, Practice Manager, Riverview, Wick on 01955 602355. Find out more about Caithness and the surrounding area at: http://investcaithness.com/ http://www.venture-north.co.uk/ https://www.northcoast500.com/home.aspx Find out more about the benefits of becoming a rural GP at nhshighland-rural.scot.nhs.uk. A full information pack is available electronically by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org (quoting job reference: JF/GPs/Riverbank/Riverview/Jul16) or by contacting H.R. Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: 01955 880403. CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 31st October 2016
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