Thinking of Leaving the country?
You don't need to go to Oz for a change – Maternity Leave Cover required for the South Skye Medical Practice, Broadford, Isle of Skye.
Full time Salaried GP to work in Rural General Practice – covering a period of maternity leave expected to be until March 2016 at the South Skye practices of Broadford and Sleat.
We are seeking a full time Salaried GP who loves rural medicine and enjoys working very much as part of a team to cover a period of maternity leave based at Broadford Medical Practice with an immediate start expected to end in March 2016.
In South Skye we have linked practices in Broadford and Sleat covering aproximately 2600 patients , with 2 medical centres and staff working across the patch . They provide medical services on 2 days/week to the Small isles, and telemedicine links for the rest of the week. This new post is designed to let that happen. There is no out of hours on call
The Small Isles Medical Practice has 164 listed patients over the 4 Small Islands of Eigg, Rum, Muck and Canna. No on call, and First Responders being introduced. We have a visiting service two days per week by boat to the Islands.
Skye is connected to the mainland by bridge, and ferries also leave to the outer hebrides and to Mallaig. The Small Isles are accessed by sea, we have our own charter boat for the days we are needed there.
All of the practices use Vision software and are paper light. management and staff are shared with Glenelg and Carbost Medical Practices which are also small salaried practices.
As a GP and being part of this prestigious team, you are offered an exciting opportunity to work in a variety of stunning locations and embrace the unique challenges and opportunities presented by rural practice.
You will ideally be experienced in skills such as BASICs, ALS, PLS, intermediate and palliative care.
In remote and rural locations, the healthcare professional is a key part of the community, which brings specific challenges but can also offer fantastic levels of personal and professional satisfaction. You will be working as part of an extended team of professionals including the Scottish Ambulance Service, RNLI Coastguards, Fire and Rescue Services, Mountain Rescue, and Local Community Hospitals.
Whether you are currently coming towards the end of your training, looking for a rewarding career change, or a 'taster' period in remote and rural healthcare before making more permanent career choices, please contact us for an informal chat, to find out more about this exciting team and discuss this opportunity.
SGP salaries: £73,370 to £83,617 per annum car allowance and a 'Golden Hello' where applicable.
Informal enquiries and expressions of interest would be welcome by:
Dr Angus Venters, Clinical Lead for the Rural Support Team for the North & West Highland Operational Unit 07712 186352 Or Kate Earnshaw, District Manager for Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross for North and West Highland Operational Unit. 07748 761870