Consultant in Public Health/Public Health Medicine

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
03 May 2019
31 May 2019
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Public Health & Intelligence
Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow

Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170
for medically qualified applicants/Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132

Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.

You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered. 

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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.

Further information on NSS is available from:

Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

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 31 May 2019

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