With revalidation approaching, appraisers will always bee needed. From time to time there will be vacancies for this type of work.
PCT are required to have GP appraisers from a variety of backgrounds and this includes GPs who work as a salaried GPas and locums as well as GP partners. Many PCTs have trained full complement of appraisers but some are still short of appraisers. The best way to find out about opportunities is to contact the clinical governance lead or appraisal lead for the PCT.