Job Description

Job reference: 092987

Location: Comely Bank Centre

Job closing date: 05/06/2022

Job posted date: 04/03/2022

Salary: Various

Employment type: Locum

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 0.25

Department: Medical Locums

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

The Medical Locum team coordinates short term bookings for all supplementary medical staff within NHS Lothian. This includes doctors from FY2 to Consultant level, GPs and Dentists.

We are looking for individuals who are hard working, reliable and dependable and able to work on an ad hoc flexible basis often at short notice. Please note that work can be varied across the Lothians and is not guaranteed.

Applicants are required to evidence current GMC Registration on application and at point of interview. Successful candidates will be required to undertake online mandatory training and complete a PVG Disclosure Scotland application.  Benefits of joining the NHS Lothian Medical Locums include:

Regular and flexible work patterns:

NHS Lothian Medical Locum workers have complete control over shifts worked. You can take on a longer placement to have regular shifts or opt to take ad hoc roles when you have spare time. It’s entirely up to you.

In comparison to agency work, NHS Lothian Medical Locum workers can count on regular work. This is because you’ll always be prioritised for a shift over an agency worker

Competitive pay:

NHS Lothian Medical Locum rates are designed to provide healthcare workers with pay relative to substantive workers. This allows you to receive extra pay for shifts you take on.

NHS Lothian Medical Locum workers are paid weekly or monthly pending on your preference, giving greater control over your finances. You can work extra shifts to take a little bit extra home at the end of the week.  You will also accrue annual leave as an extra bonus to take on a day when you are not on shift.

Invaluable experience:

As a NHS Lothian Medical Locum, you’ll be expected to have a certain level of experience and competency. However beyond that, being a locum provides a great and varied environment to develop specialist skills to further your career.

This advert is for medical locum work only and is not in conjunction with any other medical vacancies advertised. There may be a requirement for candidates to attend an interview where any expenses incurred will not be covered.  Please note we do not offer sponsorship for international candidates.  Recruitment will be on an ad hoc basis so please submit your application as soon as possible.  For any other queries, please contact