General Practitioner

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Specialty
General Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BECOME A GENERAL PRACTITIONER IN THE RAF

The RAF is recruiting GPs to deliver world class specialist care. GPs play a vital role in keeping our personnel fit and medically prepared for operational roles. They deliver a high standard of care in unique, and sometimes challenging, environments around the world.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary primary healthcare team in a Defence Primary Healthcare Medical Centre. In addition to your role as a GP you will acquire and utilise skills in occupational medicine, aviation medicine, aeromedical evacuation, sports and exercise medicine and pre-hospital care. You will also have opportunities to practise these skills overseas in the deployed setting, whether as support to deployed forces or in disaster relief operations.

On top of a competitive salary, consistent support and exceptional training, we offer a structured and progressive career path designed to encourage and reward excellence. Working in the RAF will give you the opportunity to embark on a completely new adventure.

5 benefits of an RAF medical career

  1. Potential £50k joining bonus for fully trained specialists
  2. Medical Sponsorship schemes available
  3. Six weeks of paid holiday each year
  4. Free health and dental care
  5. Lower rental costs than the UK average (available for RAF accommodation on and off-base)

Initial salary after training

  • GMP from £98,627 + Benefits
  • Pay scale subject to experience within specialty.

Did you know that you could be sponsored?

If you are currently studying at medical school, or are applying for a place at a medical school, the Royal Air Force could sponsor your Medical training. Medical Sponsorship schemes are available in the form of a Bursary (from year 3 of Medical School) or a Cadetship (for years 4 and 5), leading ultimately to a career as a Royal Air Force Medical Officer.

If an RAF Medical Officer career sounds interesting and you’d like to discuss your options, visit the RAF Recruitment Website, send your CV to the RAF Medical Recruitment Team crn-recruitselect-mdlt-grp@mod.gov.uk or call Sqn Ldr Catherine Cave on 01400 266811.

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