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Job reference: 129835
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Job closing date: 12/01/2023
Job posted date: 01/12/2022
Salary: Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40
Department: Respiratory
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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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.

Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine

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

Salary Scale - £91,474 - £121,548 per annum (pro rata if part time)

We are delighted to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our respiratory team at the Forth Valley Hospital.

The Respiratory service is a fully integrated unit with all members contributing to a team-based approach to patient care. This appointment will play an essential role in the continuing development and redesign of Respiratory services. At present, all of the existing Respiratory Consultants contribute to the acute general medical receiving rota, and it is expected that this appointment will carry a similar responsibility.

You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues.  Our hospital is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a subspecialty interest to complement the other members of the department and will participate in the provision of Respiratory services to the local population.  We are especially interested in redesigning our asthma and sleep services.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department and meet key staff. For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Respiratory services, please contact Dr Euan Cameron,; Dr Candy Lee,; or Dr Carol Paxton,

Applicants should have full GMC registration with licence to practise and should be on specialist register for Respiratory and General Internal Medicine. 

Those who are not on specialist register should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT and be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP) at the time of interview. Applicants will be expected to have a wide range of experience in Respiratory Medicine and possess the MRCP (UK) or equivalent.

Closing date: Thursday 12th January 2023

Interview date: Thursday 16th February 2023


Please quote Reference Number 129835 on all correspondence


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