Senior House Officer (SHO)

  • Job Reference: Scotland - DM
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2021
  • Recruiter: A&E Agency
  • Location: Caithness
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Surgery, Surgery > General, Medicine, Medicine > Acute, Accident & emergency, General
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dale McBreen
  • Email:

Job Description

Are you a SHO who is looking for a full-time placement? If so, we want to speak to you.

We have an exciting opportunity for the right Junior Doctor to join Caithness General Hospital.

This is a 3-month placement started from February 2022 covering Medical and Surgical wards with the potential to cover A&E wards too.

This is the perfect opportunity for an FY2 to further their skills after their rotations.

Rota is to be confirmed however the successful doctor will work up to 48 hours per week.

Caithness General Hospital is a rural general hospital operated by NHS Highland, located in Wick, Caithness, Scotland. It is managed by NHS Highland.

Caithness General Hospital, Wick, is an acute general hospital with 74 beds. Services include accident and emergency, assessment and rehabilitation, palliative care, obstetrics, renal, general surgery and general medicine.

Caithness, historic county in extreme northern Scotland, facing the Atlantic Ocean and the Pentland Firth (which separates it from the Orkney Islands) on the north and the North Sea on the east. It contains Dunnet Head, the northernmost point in Great Britain, which juts into the Atlantic east of Thurso.

Sounds like an ideal place for you? -  please apply now via the link provided.

 Successful applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Valid GMC registration
  • Relevant NHS Experience
  • Be able to pass framework compliance requirement

Why work with A&E Agency: 

  • Exclusive access to locum, fixed term and substantive roles with the NHS and leading private sector organisations Competitive rates of pay
  • CPD Support and Access to training course
  • 24/7 Support

Apply now!


Refer a doctor to A&E Agency to receive unlimited additional earnings:
Essentially, the referee would get the payment on request once the referred doctor has worked the hours set out below.

250 Hours:  £ 200 in Vouchers

500 Hours:  a further £200 in Vouchers

We would pay these in either One4All vouchers or Amazon vouchers depending on your preference.

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