GP Locum - 6 Month Contract in Ashbourne


Location: Ashbourne
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: £750

  • Join a warm, patient-centred practice in a semi-rural community
  • Excellent opportunities for career development with mentorship programmes
  • Supportive work environment valuing work-life balance
  • Proactive approach to women’s and men’s health initiatives

This exceptional GP practice in the heart of Ashbourne is seeking a skilled GP Locum for a 6-month contract. They are dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care while fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment for their team.

Position Overview

As a GP Locum, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality care to patients, working closely with a multidisciplinary team. You will contribute to the practice’s commitment to minimising administrative workload and maximising job satisfaction for the benefit of both patients and staff.


  • Screen patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness
  • Manage patients in surgery, initiating investigations and making referrals as needed
  • Develop care and treatment plans in consultation with patients
  • Ensure appropriate patient follow-up and maintain clear consultation notes
  • Participate in clinical audits, learning event analyses, and practice meetings
  • Issue computer-generated prescriptions and support the primary health care team
  • Contribute to achieving key performance indicator targets


  • Qualified GP with full GMC registration and licence to practice
  • On a performers list and hold a valid UK driver’s licence
  • Experience working in a GP practice using EMIS (desirable)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Adaptable, forward-looking, and solution-focused approach
  • Commitment to professional development and computer literacy
  • Appreciation for a semi-rural lifestyle (desirable)

Company Overview

This practice is part of an excellent Primary Care Network, supported by a wide range of clinical disciplines. They offer enhanced services such as minor surgery, coil/implant fitting, and specialist Dermatology and ENT clinics. The practice is committed to developing an enhanced approach to men’s health and provides weekly clinical MDT meetings and protected daily coffee time for colleagues.


  • Competitive salary and supportive work environment
  • Newly Qualified GP Mentorship programme and GP retainer scheme
  • Proactive approach to women’s health and recent support for a GP fellowship
  • Strong emphasis on work-life balance while delivering high-quality patient care

You’ll be part of a warm, patient-centred team that values your well-being and professional growth in a semi-rural setting.

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