Salaried Locum General Practitioner
Isle of Man Department of Health & Social Care
About the role
The Department of Health and Social Care is looking to recruit a Salaried Locum General Practitioner to provide locum services across the 12 GP Practices on the Isle of Man, for a four hour session each weekday morning and afternoon.
You will provide locum cover for a 4 hour period each weekday morning and afternoon. Within that timeframe there will be a 2.5 hour clinical session. You will be expected to use the remaining 1.5 hours flexibly, for example, to allow for any over-run of the clinical session, to see any additional emergency patients, undertake any necessary paperwork and referrals created by that session, and will also be expected to undertake reasonable duties allocated to you by the Practice.
The locum cover will be co-ordinated by Family Practitioner Services in liaison with the Practices and will be provided in the following priority order:-
- GP appraisers undertaking appraisal preparation and appraisal sessions
- GPs providing educational assistance to F2 placements
- GPs attending Department meetings
- GPs leave and/or sickness absence
This post is an ideal way to experience life as a general practitioner on the Isle of Man with a range of practice types across the 12 GP Practices.
Please note a satisfactory police check will be required for this post.
Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7000 based on receipts is available for this role.
About the Island
The Isle of Man is a special place to live and work!
- Relaxed way of life, friendly people and low crime rates
- Enjoy an outdoor lifestyle - walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking and great beaches
- Short commutes with no traffic jams!
- Low income tax rates, maximum rate is 20%
- Great environment to raise a family with high standards of pupil behaviour and an extensive range of extra-curricular activities
- Over 100 flights a week to London, Manchester, Dublin and regional airports
The Island’s healthcare is provided by a National Health Service similar to that in England but is independently financed and administered within the Isle of Man. Healthcare on the Island, in particular Primary Care, is undergoing some exciting changes.
Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open space, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation.
What to find out more?
For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.
More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Annmarie Cubbon on 01624 642600.
Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the 15th February 2019.
Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.