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Job Vacancy: We currently have a Medical Secretary vacancy.  Please click here for more information.



Skerryvore Practice currently has the following vacancy:

Medical Secretary Full Time Permanent Position (37 hours) Salary (includes DIA) £21,927 - £23,821

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our Practice team within The Balfour healthcare facility.

The successful candidate will be involved in providing a range of reception and administrative services whereby you will be one of the first points of contact for our patients.


Working in a busy, dynamic environment you must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, work to a high degree of accuracy and maintain confidentiality.


Applicants must be able to work both independently and as part of our mutually supportive team.


Personal development is a high priority for all our members of staff, therefore appropriate initial and ongoing training will be provided.


An application pack can be obtained by emailing, by contacting the Practice on (01856) 888 240 or by clicking the link below to download:

Application Pack

Application Pack


Applications should be returned by 5pm on Monday 10th May

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 18th May


This post is subject to Disclosure Scotland clearance


Please return completed forms to:

Deborah Stove, Office Manager,

Skerryvore Practice, The Balfour, Foreland Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1BH


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