Doctor Jobs In Northern Ireland

17 April 2024

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Whether you’re in Northern Ireland and looking for good Doctor jobs, or you’re thinking of moving to the country to take your medical career to the next level – talk to TTM about what we can offer.

From flexible and varied Locum jobs with great work-life balance to Permanent jobs offering competitive salaries and exceptional continuous development opportunities – we bring the pick of the best Doctor roles.

TTM is Ireland’s leading talent management specialist that is wholly dedicated to healthcare – and no one understands the world of Doctors like we do. We are a framework supplier to Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland – working with Belfast HSC Trust, Northern HSC Trust, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service HSC Trust, South Eastern HSC Trust, Southern HSC Trust and Western HSC Trust. We also have long-standing relationships with the country’s top private hospitals, GP clinics and care facilities.

We offer jobs right across Northern Ireland for all levels of Doctors, including Senior House Officers (SHO), Registrars (Specialty Doctors) and Consultants. Opportunities embrace every specialism, including Anaesthetics, Cardiology, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Maxillofacial Vascular, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmics, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology/Histopathology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Respiratory and more.

Working as a Doctor in Northern Ireland means you’ll be working in the country’s modern facilities which offer state-of-the-art equipment and lead the way in medical technology, techniques and therapies. Professional development opportunities are many – helping you enrich and grow your career.

And importantly, you can choose HOW you want to pursue your medical career in Northern Ireland – with a choice of Locum, Permanent and International Doctor jobs, each offering you valuable benefits…

Locum Doctor Jobs in Northern Ireland

As a Locum Doctor in Northern Ireland, you’re able to explore different medical disciplines and settings. It’s an excellent way to grow your experience and skills before choosing your area of specialism. Locum shifts and short-term contracts can offer higher rates of pay, while you can also choose the hours you want to work – to suit family commitments, training needs and bring better work-life balance. The jobs are plentiful, so you won’t be short of work, while many Doctors in full time roles supplement their income with Locum shifts.

Permanent Doctor Jobs in Northern Ireland

Our Permanent Doctor jobs in Northern Ireland can offer you excellent benefits packages, including health care, paid leave, retirement planning and more. You can enjoy excellent job security and grow as part of an exceptional team with a deep network of working relationships.

International Doctor Jobs in Northern Ireland

If you’re an International Doctor keen to work abroad – we can offer you jobs in Northern Ireland. This is an opportunity to explore your potential, travel, work with world-class medical teams and experience a new and different lifestyle and culture. Best of all, TTM is here to help you with every stage of your international move, helping things run smoothly and efficiently. We provide guidance on the processing of VISAs, sponsorship as well as Tier 2 VISA support.

Registering with the GMC

To work as a Doctor in Northern Ireland you must be registered and licensed with the General Medical Council (GMC). As a public body, the GMC maintains the official register of medical practitioners within the UK. Its role is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public while it also sets the standards for medical schools in the UK.

There are different pathways to registration, based on your medical education and experience: Provisional Registration, Full Registration, Specialist Registration and GP Registration. Full GMC registration, with a licence to practice means you are permitted to work in any medical setting in Northern Ireland and the criteria are:
You have an accepted Primary Medical Qualification.
You have completed an acceptable pattern of internship.
You have completed any of the below:
Passed the PLAB
Have an acceptable post-graduation qualification
Are sponsored by an approved sponsor for registration
You have a valid English Language Proficiency test (IELTS/OET).
Your PMQ EPIC is verified.

You can find out more about the GMC registration process here

Why Choose TTM?

At TTM, we’re here to guide you through the GMC registration process and make things as straightforward for you as possible. As a Doctor holding a GMC Licence to Practice, you are also legally required to Re-validate - usually every five years. TTM is a dedicated body recognised by the GMC so we can help you with the revalidation process as required.

And there are so many more reasons to choose TTM for your next Doctor job:
You’ll have the personal and consistent support of your own dedicated consultant who will guide and advise you. They’ll take time to really get to know you, the type of work you want and what’s important to you.
We offer 24/7 on-call support – so there’s always someone there to help you.
We offer our Locum Doctors leading rates of pay and run a weekly payroll system.
We provide daily shift notifications. You can also use our user-friendly ROTA App to submit your work availability for up to six weeks in advance – helping you plan your working life with ease.
If you’re in Northern Ireland for the first time, we’ll answer all your questions about living and working here and provide the Pastoral Care that makes a difference.

To find out more and see what Doctor jobs are available in Northern Ireland contact our Medical team at

Doctor Jobs In Northern Ireland