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Consultant General Surgery x 2

Employer
NHS Western Isles
Location
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Salary
£96,963 - £128,841 per annum
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, General surgery
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Salary £96,963 - £128,841 per annum

plus Distant Island Allowance £1,279 per annum

plus up to £8,000 relocation expenses

Permanent Post - 40 hours

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 Physician. 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 PAs (8DCC + 2 SPA)  per week plus up to a maximum of 2 EPAs per week and an 8% availability allowance subject to an agreed job plan.

For further information, contact Dr Aristeidis Apolostolopolus, Consultant Physician in General Medicine, aristeidis.apostolopoulos@nhs.scot or Dr Francis McAuley, Medical Director, NHS Western Isles on 01851 708050 francis.mcauley@nhs.scot .

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: along with a job description.

If you have any further queries please contact 01851 762027

To apply, please click Apply Now. 

Closing date: 14th March 2024

Interview date:  19th March 2024

 

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