Consultant in Public Health Medicine/Consultant in Public Health

NHS Grampian
£80,653 - £107,170 / Band 8D £70,657 - £86,532
03 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: MK22076

Grampian is at a very exciting and pivotal juncture in terms of Public Health adding strategic value to the work of NHS and Council partners across the region.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking colleague to join our friendly Public Health team, to support us deliver an ambitious and far-reaching programme of work.  The successful candidate will bring Public Health expertise and drive to build on a successful track record in health protection and healthcare planning.

Your contribution to health protection will involve taking the lead on environmental health and port health, as well as contributing to general health protection duties, including as part of a team of three providing daytime duty on a 1 in 5 basis.  You will also participate in the out of hours on-call rota (currently 1 in 7).

You will also provide Public Health leadership support to the embryonic Moray Alliance, a partnership of healthcare leaders, established to transform services to deliver improved outcomes for the population of Moray.  Drawing on the locally-based health and wellbeing team and the wider Public Health system, you will provide expertise in health intelligence, strategic needs assessment and commissioning support to ensure best use of available resource.

We are looking for someone who has experience of: Managing health protection incidents in addition to routine surveillance and management of communicable diseases.

Using data, research and intelligence to understand complex circumstances, design solutions and drive activity.

Working in complex political and social environments to shape services and improve the impact on the health of the population.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to live and work in an area of outstanding beauty with access to a wide range of recreational opportunities, from the shores of the Moray Firth to the Cairngorm National Park.  Excellent transport links, education and the choice of City or rural living means we can offer an enviable work-life balance.

Candidates must be included on the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List or UK Public Health Register and be eligible to be appointed as a Health Board Competent Person.  The post is designated as full-time, currently 10 programmed activities per week.  However, other more flexible arrangements, such as part-time, job share etc. will be favourably considered.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

For informal enquiries, please contact either Susan Webb, Director of Public Health, or Emmanuel Okpo, Head of Health Protection, on 01224 558520.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 6 January 2019.

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