- Advert number: 318578-0
- Posted Date: 30/11/12
- Closing Date: 04/01/13
FORTH VALLEY NHS BOARD
PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE/
Part time 0.6 Whole Time Equivalent or
six Programmed Activities (PAs)
Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated individuals for a Consultant in Public Health Medicine (CPHM) or a Consultant in Public Health. This post has arisen due to the retirement of the previous postholder. This post will be responsible for Communicable Disease Surveillance, TB and the Cancer Screening Programmes (Cervical, Breast and Bowel). The successful candidate will join the Public Health Team, based at Carseview, Castle Business Park, Stirling, and will share responsibility for providing a comprehensive Public Health Service in Forth Valley. Participation in the Out Of Hours cover is essential (1:5).
NHS Forth Valley provides Health Services for a population in excess of 290,000 people in Central Scotland. There are 57 GP Practices across three CHPs, co-terminus with the three Council areas, Clackmannanshire, Stirling and Falkirk, employing a total of approximately 220 GPs with supporting staff.
NHS Forth Valley is the rural areas of Loch Lomond, Crianlarich area, and the Trossachs, and attracts tourists. The largest conurbations in the area are Falkirk and Stirling. Stirling was one of six UK towns granted city status in 2002 by HM Queen Elizabeth II to mark her Golden Jubilee. Founded in 1967, the University of Stirling has one of the most diverse communities of any UK University. Around one in five students come from overseas, and over 80 nationalities are represented on campus. The total student population of around 8,000 accounts for one fifth of the population of Stirling.
Situated within Forth Valley is Grangemouth, known for its large petrochemical plant (which includes the oil refinery owned by Ineos), one of the largest in Europe. There is also an industrial seaport at Grangemouth. NHS Forth Valley is responsible for Heath Care provision to three prisons: Cornton Vale, Glenochil and Polmont.
These posts are offered subject to either the NHS National Terms and Conditions of the New Consultant Grade (Scotland) or the NHS Scotland Terms and Conditions (Agenda for Change). Medical applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register or within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training at the time of interview, and also to hold a license to practise. Non-medical applicants must be registered with the UK Public Health Register. The post is 0.6 Whole Time Equivalent and for Medical applicants is offered on the Consultant contract at six Programmed Activities per week (PAs).
Candidates are encouraged to visit the Department and meet Senior Staff. Informal enquiries to: Dr Anne Maree Wallace, Director of Public Health, telephone: 01786 45725.
For a job pack that includes the job description and the new Medical application form, please contact Lisa Anderson, Career Grade Medical Workforce, Euro House, 1st Floor, Wellgreen Place, Stirling FK8 2DJ, telephone: 01786 431163 or email: email@example.com
Please note that we no longer accept application by curriculum vitae.
The completed Medical application form, which should include names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer), details of General Medical Council registration and licence to practise, and Certificate of Completion of Training or Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration (CP) (or evidence of eligibility to apply) should be submitted to the above address by 4th January 2013. Interviews will take place on 13th February 2013. Please quote reference 1012529. An equal opportunities employer.