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Job reference: 162062
Salary: Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Job closing date: 25/09/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 20
Job posted date: 28/08/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Neurology

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Part time (5 Programmed Activities)

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

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

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join the dynamic Neurology service (currently 4.3 WTE) in NHS Forth Valley comprising of 5 Consultant Neurologists, and two Professors of Neurology, along with our generic and specialist neurology nursing and neurophysiology team. 

Neurology services in Forth Valley have developed substantially in recent years, with increasing emphasis on acute liaison Neurology (working closely with colleagues in acute and general medicine), and we were shortlisted finalists in the inaugural BMA Neurology Team of the Year Awards

We enjoy involvement with tertiary services based at the department of Clinical Neurosciences, Edinburgh located in purpose built new facilities at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. There are close links – including 5 neurologists with academically funded sessions - with the academic Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, recently ranked 3rd in the UK for Neuroscience research.

The appointment is part time (5 Programmed Activities).This will be subject to the terms and conditions of service of the Consultant Grade (Scotland).

The successful candidate will join 5 consultant neurologists, and 2 Professors of Neurology (4.3 WTE) in Forth Valley providing general adult neurology services.


Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone Professor Suvankar Pal, Clinical Lead for Neurology on 07940 230846.

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 Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) in Neurology 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: 25th September 2023

Interview date: 30th October 2023

Please quote reference number 162062 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.

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