About the Job

The island of St Helena are looking for a locum General Practitioner for cover .. 


Locum GP  - 27th July  - 5th October 2024 


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.

St Helena Benefits Package Includes:

  • Salary: £85,000pa (total remuneration c. £100,000 including allowances) - 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.

Right to work in the UK



if you are interested and meet the required criteria, please apply! 

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

emma@headmedical.com / 0131 370 0100

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