Overseas-Qualified GPs and GP Returners - Opportunities across the UK

Location : Nationwide
Closing Date : 30/05/2018
Vacancy Start Date :
Salary : £38,000 per annum during supervised placement (plus Deanery bursary) increasing to £80,000 per annum thereafter
Employment Type : Permanent

Overseas-Qualified GPs and GP Returners - Induction & Refresher Scheme Placements and Permanent Roles

Opportunities available across the UK

If you qualified as a General Practitioner within Europe or you trained in the UK and are looking to return to General Practice following 2+years outside of the NHS, we can support you through the Induction & Refresher Scheme and offer you a permanent opportunity within our expanding group of practices. You can hear from one of our Greek GPs here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSjsqiEz1gU    

Primary Care is changing – we are the future. At IMH, by increasing the skill mix within our network of GP Practices, Walk-in Centres and Urgent Care Centres and encouraging a team-based approach, we allow GPs to be GPs. We remove day-to-day distractions and allow you to concentrate on what you love - supporting your patients and developing your clinical expertise. Join us and benefit from a clear career pathway into speciality or management. We believe in strong clinical leadership and in looking after our people to enable them to deliver our vision of the future.

Join IMH and we’ll help you to feel at home from day one. Here’s what we can offer you:

Competitive package

  • Salary of £38,000 per annum during your 6-month supervised placement (plus £3500 per month bursary from the NHS) increasing to salary of up to £83,000 per annum salary thereafter. We are the ONLY organisation paying a salary during the placement.
  • Medical Indemnity contributions during and after your supervised placement (up to £500 per month)
  • NHS Pension during and after your supervised placement


Support throughout the Induction and Refresher Scheme

  • Assistance with GMC Registration
  • Guidance regarding the IELTS and/or OET English language tests
  • A 2-day Induction & Refresher preparation course, fully funded by IMH   
  • Support for your MCQ exam
  • Opportunity to observe in an IMH practice for a week prior to undertaking Simulated Surgery
  • Support for your Simulated Surgery Assessment
  • Guidance regarding your NHS registration process
  • Training placement with a Clinical Supervisor
  • Assistance with travel to and from the UK during the scheme
  • Full 2-week clinical induction
  • Committed Clinical Supervisor in practice


Relocation assistance

  • Relocation package available  (up to £5000)
  • Assistance with short and long term accommodation where required
  • Guidance regarding UK bank accounts
  • Guidance regarding taxation and National Insurance numbers


Why should a Family Doctor/GP join IMH?

Whatever stage you’re at in your GP career, we’ll provide you with the high-quality support you need to keep on developing your skills within the NHS, spend more time with your patients and make a real difference to people’s lives in the UK. Join IMH and you can look forward to:

  • More time with your patients through protected appointment times
  • Continual Professional Development with Medical Director mentoring
  • Personal Development Plan
  • Appraisal and revalidation support
  • A great work/life balance
  • Structured career pathway for GPs
  • Competitive reward package
  • Flexible working patterns   
  • Large network of practices
  • Training and Development 
  • Support from our Clinical team, Operational team and Head Office functions
  • Opportunities to specialise or move into management roles
  • Flexible work patterns 


**We also offer £1000 for every successful referral, so if you know of any GPs who may be interested in working with IMH, please let us know and you will receive £1000 when they start with us**

At IMH, providing patient care is at the heart of what we do, and we don’t want to stop there.

If you are interested in working in the UK as a General Practitioner or wish to return to UK General Practice following a break, please click the Apply button below to register your details and we’ll contact you to discuss our opportunities. Alternatively, for an informal discussion, please contact Gemma Bradshaw on gemma.bradshaw@imhgroup.net or (+44) 0203 745 5530.