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Consultant in General Physician with interest in Neurology or Stroke - Shetland Isles - UK

Consultant - Medicine - Scotland
Ref: 3619 Date Posted: Monday 15 May 2017
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An amazing opportunity has become available for a  General Medicine Physician on the amazing & unique location of the Shetland Isles situated off the North coast of Scotland, This is a fixed term 12 month contract on a salaried basis which will lead to a permanent post. The salary is between £77- £104k depending on experience, the trust also give you a distant island allowance £1,700 per annum. If Visa sponsorship is required, the trust will provide along with a relocation package.

The post is one of four general physicians who provide an acute general medicine service supported by junior medical staff. Each physician also undertakes general medical outpatient clinics and a specialist clinic in their sub-specialty. All are expected to provide clinical supervision for the undergraduate and post graduate trainees.

The post is located at Gilbert Bain Hospital, Lerwick and you will be responsible to the Chief Executive via the Medical Director, a senior clinician. The appointment to this post will allow a 1 in 4 on-call rota.

The trust would like to hear from Consultants in General Medicine that also have an interest in either Stroke or Neurology or alternatively Neurology or Stroke Consultants that have had experience of General Medicine at minimum level of Registrar. 

The Shetland Isles is an incredible location, with breath taking scenery, excellent access to a range of outdoor pursuits & incredible wildlife.

To apply for this exciting position you must have a GMC registration & have had experience within the NHS at Consultant level. If you have a GMC but it is in need of reinstating, then that will be fine to apply. If in any doubt do contact me for clarification.

Please get in touch to hear full details on this opportunity and to discuss your individual circumstances.