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We have a fantastic tax-free opportunity for an Emergency Medicine Consultant to work in a military hospital, based in Sharjah, UAE.  

Al Batayeh Hospital is a 350-bed, satellite hospital branch of Zayed Military Hospital. It is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Its location consists of two residential buildings for medical staff, women’s services building, a mosque, emergency helipad, air conditioned ambulance garage, an armory, chemical storage facility and security gate house. The hospital will cater for dignitaries by providing VIP medical suites.  As well as providing medical services, the hospital will function as a cutting edge medical education facility, with an entire floor consisting of three lecture theaters, a library and associated offices.

To apply for this role, you must;

  • hold CCT and be on the GMC Specialist Register;
  • hold current registration with the GMC and be able to gain a certificate of good standing;

You will receive a comprehensive benefits package with this position, which will include:

  • Competitive tax-free salary;
  • 30 calendar days per contractual year plus public holidays;
  • Health Insurance for self, spouse and up to 3 sponsored children (until their 19th birthday);
  • Joining and repatriation Economy Class flights;
  • CME Leave - 10 days upon approval from client; 
  • Indemnity Insurance;


Sharjah is the third largest city in the United Arab Emirates after Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The city of Sharjah overlooks the Persian Gulf and has a population of over 800,000 (2008). It contains the main administrative and commercial centres together with an array of cultural and traditional projects, including several museums covering areas such as archaeology, natural history, science, arts, heritage, Islamic art and culture. Distinctive landmarks include two major covered souks, reflecting Islamic design, and a number of recreational areas and public parks such as Al Montazah Fun Park and Al Buheirah Corniche. The city is also notable for its numerous elegant mosques.

The emirate borders with Dubai to the south, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain to the north and Ras Al Khaimah to the east. It is the only emirate that overlooks the coastline on the Persian Gulf to the west and the Gulf of Oman (Indian Ocean) to the East, with the eastern Sharjah coastal towns of Kalba and Khor Fakkan.

How Head Medical can help

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location. 

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

For further information on these vacancies please contact Annie Nicholson on 0131 240 5251 or email annie@headmedical.com

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Annie today.

annie@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5251

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