Consultant in Donor Medicine

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£80,653 - £107,170
08 Apr 2019
17 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh

Medical/Dental - Consultant

Hours – 40

Working at the very heart of the health service, NHS National Services Scotland delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland.  A major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards of patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

The duties of the post are to support the Blood Donation and Tissues, Cells and Advanced Therapies services across Scotland.

This post is offered under the terms of the new consultant contract and as such the job plan is available for consideration.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the job planning process and will be subject to review at least annually.  The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in the consultant appraisal system.

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners who are included on the General Practice or Specialist Register of the General Medical Council or within three months of doing so.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Dr Angus Wells on 0131 314 5709 or Dr Sharon Zahra on 0131 314 5686.

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NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Closing date for completed applications is 17 May 2019. Interviews will take place on 10 June 2019.