Supplementary Staffing: Locum Junior Doctors, Grades ST1 - ST3+ in Edinburgh

Job description

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 .

NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh. We employ approximately 27,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. State-of-the-art buildings and our forward-looking and innovative approach have earned our hospitals recognition as centres of excellence. Our clinical care, teaching and research have a national and growing international reputation. NHS Lothian provides an extensive range of primary care services, including mental health, GP and other community-based services. Primary care services are also provided at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Liberton Hospital and the Royal Victoria Building. We also provide a comprehensive range of acute adult, paediatric and maternity services. Acute care is provided from the following sites: the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France; the Western General Hospital; St Johns Hospital at Howden, Livingston; the Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Liberton Hospital; the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, and the Lauriston Building. A move to NHS Lothian will give you the chance to develop your NHS career and enhance your lifestyle. There is much to admire and enjoy in the Lothian region in locations of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the historic skyline of Edinburgh, Scotlands historic capital city, to the wonderful surrounding countryside and coastline of the Firth of Forth.


Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Published at
Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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