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Locum Consultant in Public Health or Public Health Medicine (Health Protection)
6 months fixed term
Full time (10 PA, including up to 2 PA SPA)
Salary Scale - £91,474 – £121,548 per annum pro rata or AfC Band 8D/9
Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland.
NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team in the post of Locum Consultant in Public Health or Public Health Medicine. The responsibilities of the post will include providing Consultant Public Health/Public Health Medicine level input to the Directorate and will span the areas of Health Protection, Screening, Health Improvement and Health Service Public Health, under the direction of the Director of Public Health. This comes at an exciting time as we support delivery of our plan 2022-2025 which will see us re-orientate our services towards preventive and early interventive care working closely with our key partners and developing a local PH system.
The duties will be negotiable but will include one or two days of health protection, including participation in an on call rota and responsibility for one or two national screening programmes within the Board area. Duties may also include Population Health Improvement and Health Service Improvement. The successful candidate will join the Public Health and Strategic Planning team, based at Carseview House, Castle Business Park, Stirling and will share responsibility for providing a comprehensive Public Health service in Forth Valley.
The post is offered on a full time basis for up to ten Programmed Activities or 37.5hr per week
(if agenda for change), with applications welcome from candidates wishing to job share or work on a part time basis. The post will be available from January 2023 for 6 months initially.
You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues. Our health board 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.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Public Health & Strategic Planning Department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr Jennifer Champion, Acting Director of Public Health & Strategic Planning on 01786 457242.
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 or equivalent for non-medical applications. Applicants will be in possession of Membership of the Faculty of Public Health or equivalent, registered with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT at the time of interview or have a certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR). Applicants are required to have evidence of recent continued academic and professional development. Excellent, communication, listening and organisational skills are essential.
Closing date: 16th April 2023
Interview date: To be confirmed
Please quote reference number 142952 on all correspondence.
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.