About the Job

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Are you a GP looking to expand your professional experience, looking for a different and exciting role, or just a change in your working environment?
The beautiful island of St Helena is looking for:
  • Locum GP *ASAP* - our client will consider 3 weeks or longer
  • Locum GP - for 2-3 months from July 2023
  • GP - long term (2-3 years)


St Helena offers a unique environment in which to work and live, with a variety of outdoor activities in a beautiful setting. Families with younger children will find it safe and welcoming, and there are excellent accommodation options.

Benefits Package Includes
  • Salary: £85,000pa (total remuneration c. £100,000 including allowances. Salary pro rata'd for locum)
  • Lower tax rates! 
  • An International Supplement
  • Relocation Allowances
  • Annual Pension Contribution of 7.5% of salary
  • Annual Leave of 30 days per annum plus Public Holidays
  • The opportunity to experience great weather and a different way of life! 
The island a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom located in the South Atlantic approximately 4,000 miles from the UK.  The island’s population is around 4,500 and it has a typical small island economy with a high import dependency, a narrow economic base, and a large public sector.
The Role
The 22-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.  Responsible for out-patient clinics at various locations every week you will cover various clinical needs for adults and children, including diabetes, hypertension and cardio-pulmonary disease which are highly prevalent on the island.
Taking care of in-patients, you will be on the primary on-call rota (approximately 1 in 4) in the triage and attendance of urgent care and emergencies. There will be on-call cover from specialist colleagues in anaesthetics & intensive care, general surgery, and obstetrics & gynaecology.  You will also attend clinical emergencies and urgent care duties, incident management, outbreak response and other healthcare emergencies.  This role reports into the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body. 
  • GP with a broad range of skills, happy to operate in remote and challenging conditions, showcasing your adaptability and experience across varied medical situations.
If you are a GP interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply! 
**If you know anyone who may be interested, we offer £500 for referrals **

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

emma@headmedical.com / 0131 370 0100

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