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GENERAL PRACTITIONER (salaried role)
Riverview Medical Practice, Wick, Caithness, North Highland.

Salary Scale: £74,845 – £85,298 (depending on experience), plus car allowance of £5k per annum, plus CNORIS cover, plus 6 weeks annual leave per annum and 2 weeks study leave.


We are looking for a salaried GP to join our team at the Riverview Medical Practice in Wick. www.riverviewpractice.co.uk

Riverview Medical Practice team offers you an exciting opportunity to join our sleek multi disciplinary team who all work together to provide a high quality, patient centred service to our patients.

Our teams include Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Pharmacist Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Practice Management and administrative support. We are hoping through our collaborative work to introduce mental health and physiotherapy support into our practice in the future.

The county of Caithness offers a well-developed health and social care network including support from our Rural General Hospital colleagues in Wick and the Community Hospital in Wick and Thurso. There is no out-of-hours attached to this role, however sessions are available locally if you are interested.

To top all this off, in Caithness you will be living and working in an area of outstanding beauty, with a wide range of sporting, social and artistic activities available. Internationally renowned surfing is right on your doorstep along with spectacular scenery and wildlife in abundance; including Puffins, Whales and the stunning Aurora Borealis.

We are happy to consider any variations in working pattern, and will try hard to accommodate any special interests you may have, and we will also consider applications from new and more experienced doctors.

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit to the practice, please contact Joanna Groves, Practice Manager, Riverview, Wick on 01955 602355 or Melanie Meecham, Primary Care Manager, on 01349 869222 or alternatively Dr Katherine Jones, Clinical Director, North and West Operational Unit, Mobile 07974 252828.
Find out more about Caithness and the surrounding area at:
http://investcaithness.com/
http://www.venture-north.co.uk/
https://www.northcoast500.com/home.aspx
Find out more about the benefits of becoming a rural GP at nhshighland-rural.scot.nhs.uk.

A full information pack is available electronically by e-mailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.net (quoting job reference: JF/GPs/Riverview/Nov17) or by contacting H.R. Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: 01955 880403.

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS 12 noon on 31st January 2018