Consultant Rheumatologist

Forth, Lanark
£78,304 - £105,570 per annum (pro rata)
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

Full time (10 PAs, including up to 2 PA SPA) / Part time

NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint a Consultant Rheumatologist based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, which is located in Central Scotland combining easy access to the outdoor recreation resources of Highland Scot-land whilst less than an hour’s travel from Glasgow and Edinburgh with excellent road and rail links.  The successful applicant will join the consultant-led Rheumatology team and will share responsibility for providing an excellent and comprehensive clinical service in Forth Valley.

If applicants are interested, there is also the option of participating in the General Medical rota within Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Applicants will be expected to have broad Rheumatology training and must have full GMC Registration and a license to practice. The appointment will be subject to the terms and conditions of service of the Consultant Grade (Scotland).

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Rheumatology department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Sara Else, Consultant Rheumatologist and Lead Clinician, on 01324 566336 or by email to

Any applicants also wishing to participate in the General Medicine rota are invited to contact Dr Allan Bridges, Associate Medical Director on 01324 567659 or by email to

Applicant Information, including the job description for the post is available from Medical Workforce by telephone on 01324 618327 or by email at  
This post is open primarily to applicants who do not require a work permit to take up employment in the UK.  

Any applications from applicants who do require a work permit will be considered only if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for the post.
Further immigration information is available on:

Closing date: noon, Tuesday, 10th April 2018. Interview date: TBC. Please quote reference number MD0218153 on all correspondence.

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NHS Forth Valley is an equal opportunities employer.