Gibraltar is located at the mouth of the Mediterranean with easy access to the South of Spain and Morocco, as a British Overseas Territory, English is the main language with Spanish widely spoken. This post gives an opportunity for enthusiastic Junior Doctors to develop skills in a relaxed, friendly environment whilst enjoying the benefits of the Mediterranean climate and surrounding amenities.
Applications are invited from Registrars and experienced SHOs for appointment to the below mentioned vacancy on a 12 month fixed term contract. The Gibraltar Health Service is organised and modelled on UK NHS and follows traditions of British medical practice. It would be advantageous for applicants to be registered with the UK General Medical Council, with a licence to practice. Non-native English speakers must have a good command of English.
Applicants for the above post must have a minimum of two years’ experience in acute general medicine and related medical sub-specialties, including coronary care. MRCP would be an advantage. Medical NCHD’s are resident on-call 1 in 6 and supported by five Consultant Physicians and resident intensivists. Candidates are expected to be competent in dealing with acute medical emergencies when on-call.
This appointment will be on contract terms for a maximum period of 12 months and may be renewed conditional on satisfactory completion of the term of service and the circumstances prevailing within the department at the time.
The salary per annum is dependent on years of reckonable service as a Senior House Officer, or equivalent and the salary scale ranges from £60,564 to £84,324. This is inclusive of a 100% out of hours supplement, in respect of a 1:6 resident on call. In addition, economy class air-fares from the UK to Gibraltar return are payable in full and rented accommodation is subsidised, where the maximum amount per month is dependable on family composition.
Non-EU nationals should note that a Schengen Visa is required in order to be able to transit through Europe. This is obtained from the applicant’s place of residence. Please note that Schengen Visas cannot be obtained through Gibraltar.
* Please note that St Bernard’s Hospital is not a teaching hospital