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  • Advert number: 300355-0
  • Posted Date: 05/04/12
  • Closing Date: 24/04/12

NHS AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN
Afton House
LOCUM CONSULTANT
PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE
(One-six months)
Reference: MD/006/12
We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and highly skilled person who can make a significant contribution to protecting and improving the health of the people of Ayrshire and Arran.
 A Locum position is available immediately for one month, providing Consultant leadership and advice for health protection. This locum could then be extended for an interested and suitable candidate to work on a number of areas including screening, needs assessments and health status report/information analysis.
 You will work as part of a large, well-developed and integrated Public Health Department that comprises four teams: Health Protection; Health Promotion; Healthcare and Governance; and Civil Protection, with administrative and clerical support. The Public Health Department has a strong record in health improvement and delivering change.
 Ayrshire is situated on the west coast of Scotland, and has excellent transport links (rail and road) and our own international airport (Glasgow, Prestwick). Glasgow city centre is within 40 minutes’ drive.
 The Terms and Conditions of Service are those determined by the New Consultant Contract (Scotland) 2004 and are offered on a ten Programmed Activity basis. Applications from individuals who may wish to work on a part time or job share basis will be considered. Subject to further discussion, the post could include participation on the on-call rota on a 1:5 basis. Appropriately experienced applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council, and ideally be eligible for inclusion in the General Medical Council’s (GMCs) Specialist Register.
 Interested applicants are encouraged to visit or contact Dr Carol Davidson, Director of Public Health, telephone: 01292 885873 or Dr Maggie Watts, Head of Healthcare and Governance Team, telephone: 01292 885919 or Dr Jim McHardy, Interim Head of Health Protection, telephone: 01292 885866 to discuss the post.
 How to apply: Applications in the form of a current curriculum vitae, documentary evidence to support your entry onto the Specialist Register (if applicable), together with the names and addresses of three referees (postal and email), should be submitted by curriculum vitae to: medicalrecruitment@aapct.scot.nhs.uk no later than 24th April 2012. Please quote reference MD/006/12.
 An equal opportunities form should be submitted with your curriculum vitae. This is available along with a copy of the Information Pack at: bmjcareers.com Alternatively, you can also obtain this information and further information about the Organisation from: www.nhsayrshireandarran.com
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Associated documents

  • 67634.DOC - Locum Consultant Public Health, Job Description