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Job reference: 129824
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Job closing date: 03/01/2023
Job posted date: 01/12/2022
Salary: Locum Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 40
Department: Infectious Diseases
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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Full-time - (10 PA, including up to 2 PA SPA)

Salary Scale - £91,474 - £121,548 per annum


Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland.

The successful candidate will have three main components to their job plan within infectious diseases: specialty ward duties, inpatient and outpatient specialty referrals and running the OPAT service. Candidates with CCT in general internal medicine will be expected to contribute to the general medical receiving rota as well. Candidates with CCT in microbiology or virology will have scope to develop the role in terms of liaison with the laboratory, with infection control and with public health.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr Amy Baggott, Dr Heather Black or Dr Hannah Soulsby, consultant infectious diseases physicians on 01324 566371, Dr David Watts, consultant physician and clinical director, medical directorate 01324 566827 and Dr Chris Cairns, consultant intensivist and associate medical director on 01324 567351.

To apply for this post, please visit the job posting on the NHS Scotland Job Train website. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise

Applicants will be in possession of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent, registered with the General Medical Council specialist register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a certificate of completion of training (CCT) or certificate of eligibility for specialist registration (CESR) in Infectious Diseases at the time of interview. Applicants are required to have evidence of recent continued academic and professional development. Excellent, communication, listening and organisational skills are essential.

Closing date:           3rd January 2023    

Interview date:        TBC

NHS Forth Valley is an equal opportunities employer.


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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