Consultant in Paediatrics

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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...

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 PAEDIATRICS

Community and Acute General Responsibilities

Salary £96,963 - £128,841

plus Distant Island Allowance £1,279

plus up to £8,000 relocation expenses

Permanent post


Have you got a passion for remote and rural medicine? Are you keen to escape the rat race and embrace a healthier work life balance?

If you answered ‘yes’, NHS Western Isles has the perfect opportunity for you. This is an exciting chance to join our team of Consultants, where you will become part of the NHS Western Isles family, and will have the chance to develop your skills and confidence within a supportive team, with the remote island location providing a very special extra sense of reward.


Known as Scotland’s Atlantic Islands, the Western Isles are steeped in history and culture, with stunning landscapes, spectacular coastlines, a strong sense of community and identity, and renowned Hebridean hospitality. For those with young families, the Western Isles also offer a safe place to live, a high quality education system, with low levels of crime.

We are inviting applications for the post of Consultant in Paediatrics. Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register, with License to Practice, or be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the date of interview. Applicants would be fully supported whilst working toward this. We are also willing to consider applications for a Job Share.

You will be based in Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway, a modern 97-bed Rural General Hospital (Plus). Working in the largest of Scotland’s islands offers a unique opportunity to combine modern and progressive clinical practice with a lifestyle that is difficult to match.


NHS Terms and Conditions of the New Consultant Grade (Scotland) 2004 apply. The post is for 10 (8DCC+2 SPAs)  PAs  per week plus up to a maximum of 2 EPAs per week and an 8% availability allowance subject to an agreed job plan. The on call rota is 1:2.


For further information and an informal chat please contact Dr Frank McAuley, Medical Director francis.mcauley@nhs.scot or 01851 708050.


The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme


All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website: apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk along with a job description.

If you have any further queries, please contact Tel: 01851 762027.


Closing Date: 22nd July 2024

Interview Date: TBC






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