Work in Northern Ireland

Work in Northern Ireland

A new start

Are you a doctor seeking a rewarding permanent position in Northern Ireland? ID Medical International is excited to give you an opportunity to experience the inspirational locations, stunning landscapes and the friendliest of welcomes this highly attractive region of the UK has to offer

Recognised for its staff’s dedication, passion and commitment, Health and Social Care (Northern Ireland) has gained nationwide success, and you can be part of it. There are plenty of opportunities for registered doctors looking for a new role.

Belfast Health Trust Northern Health Trust South Eastern Health Trust Southern Health Trust

Life in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland was voted the happiest place to live in the UK in 2017 by the Office of National Statistics, the compact country offers plenty of cities, lakes, mountains and stunning coasts to sample, it also benefits from some amazing attractions to visit, including the filming locations for Game of Thrones, Hillsborough Castle and the Giant’s Causeway. Northern Ireland isn’t just staggering scenery, the country boasts a wealth of excellent outdoor opportunities. This includes public parks, forests and Belfast zoo for all the family to explore. There is also world class golfing, surfing along spectacular coastlines and fishing in the world renowned Fermanagh Lakelands

For food lovers Northern Ireland offers everything, from Michelin star dining to traditional pub grub, or you can immerse yourself in the local food culture by enjoying some Irish stew and soda bread. There is also shopping to cater for all tastes, ranging from shopping centres with high street brands to the iconic St George’s food Market in Belfast or maybe take a visit to a quaint and traditional farmers market across Northern Ireland.

For entertainment try some traditional music with friendly locals in a pub or large scale concerts in urban areas such as Belfast. Witness and be a part of the famous celebrations during St Patricks Day when the country is littered with carnival parades, festivals and live music. Immerse yourself in culture with an extensive range of cinemas, theatres and comedy clubs available across the country. There are also plenty of museums to explore Irish and world history including the must see Titanic Museum in Belfast.

Northern Ireland is recognised by the British Council as offering the lowest cost of living compared to the rest of the UK. With average house prices starting at £140,500 and a 3 bedroom flat to rent in Belfast starting at just £650 per month. Northern Ireland also boasts fantastic transport links including rail and air with Belfast International Airport offering flights throughout Europe and beyond. Travel within the country is easy with a two hour drive getting you from one end of the country to the other ensuring you can explore everything the country has to offer.


By applying for a job at HSC via ID Medical, you can receive the following exclusive benefits:

  • Relocation expenses
  • Relocation support package
  • Support with PLAB costs
  • Where available, free time limited hospital accommodation
  • Support with initial 2 months rental / deposit costs
  • An advance of monies
  • Professional support (mentoring and supervision)
  • Access to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and support for career development
  • Clinical fellowships
  • Excellent terms and conditions of service
  • Basic working hours of 40 hours per week
  • Salary paid directly into your UK bank account
  • Paid annual leave, ranging from 25 to 32 days per annum depending on grade and service
  • Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax arrangements where all government taxes are deducted at source
  • Flexible working arrangements and work life balance
  • Local gym membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Staff discount card
  • Support on arrival

Current vacancies

ID Medical International works on your behalf, supporting you every step of the way to ensure you have first pick of the biggest opportunities in the marketplace. In addition to having access to rewarding UK jobs, candidates benefit from training and career development, complete UK relocation support, orientation programmes, English proficiency training and ongoing guidance through the recruitment process.

We only have opportunities for Speciality Doctors and Consultants in the following disciplines:

Acute Medicine Ambulatory Care Anaesthetics CAMHS Cardiology Clinical Assessment Unit Community Paediatrics Dermatology Emergency Medicine Endocrinology ENT General Medicine General Surgery Geriatric Medicine Haematology Hepatology Histopathology Immunology Infectious Diseases Medical Oncology Microbiology Neonates Neurology Neurophysiology O&G Oncology Ophthalmology Orthogeriatrics Paediatric Pathologist Paediatric Surgery Paediatrics Psychiatry Radiology Respiratory Sexual & Reproductive Health


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