Medical Director

Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
04 Sep 2019
24 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Isle of Man - Noble Hospital

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference to patients’ lives? To enjoy a challenging, but rewarding role in an organisation that’s committed to service improvement?

We are searching for a new Medical Director to join our team in the Isle of Man Department of Health and Social Care.

We believe the Island is a great place to live and work. Within this varied role you will be accountable for providing exceptional leadership, expert advice, policy and service development, and for ensuring the delivery of high quality practice across the medical profession.

Why join us?

There’s never been a better time to join the team! We are embarking on a period of transformation following the recommendations recently published in the Sir Jonathan Michael report. The report followed his extensive review of health and social care services in the Isle of Man. By joining us, you can be a part of this exciting period of transformation.

Our healthcare system separate to the UK NHS, free at the point of delivery. This is a fantastic opportunity to step away from NHS pressures and demands, working with a friendly and supportive team, just a stone's throw away from the UK.

The Island has a lot to offer

The Isle of Man is the ideal place to live and work, combining breath-taking unspoiled scenery, superb leisure facilities, with excellent air and sea links to the UK and Ireland.

Living here, you could benefit from:

  • great work-life balance
  • No surprise pension related tax bills
  • relaxed way of life in a safe environment with low crime and great education provisions
  • Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - there are lots of opportunities for walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking to name a few!
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate being 20%

With a buoyant economy, vibrant towns and miles of beautiful open countryside, the Isle of Man has something for everyone.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle, download our All about the Isle of Man Booklet via the link to our website, you can also visit

Relocation expenses and the Isle of Man NI scheme

For this post we also offer interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month.

The Isle of Man is also offering a National Insurance Holiday Scheme which allows newly employed, relocated or returning residents to apply for a refund on their National Insurance contributions for their first year of living or returning to the Isle of Man, with refunds capped at £4,000. To see how this scheme could benefit you visit

Who are we looking for?

Within this role, you’ll be part of our DHSC Leadership Team and be a key role model in the medical community.

We’re looking for a senior clinician with experience of producing quality results, through leadership of clinical services in a healthcare environment.

Communication will also play a vital part to success in this role. You’ll need the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, providing values-led leadership that will enable fantastic team working and collaboration across the Department.

You will need to hold full registration with the GMC, with a licence to practice and be included on a GMC Specialist Register or the GP Register.

The values we strive towards are being committed, appreciative, respectful and excellent. If you share our values and feel you are someone who can champion improvement and practice innovation, then we would love you hear from you.

Flexible Working

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

How to find out more, visiting us and our application process

For further information out the post, please see the Job Pack; alternatively contact Angela Murray at

An interview  date of 4th October 2019 has been set for shortlisted applicants; however this is subject to change.

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at

Interested Applicants can apply and find out more and apply by clicking the apply button. Also please download the attached document for further information regarding the post.