Consultant in Public Health Medicine/Consultant in Public Health

NHS Grampian
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£80, 653 - £107, 170
16 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Grampian health system places high value on the importance of Public Health. Our Clinical Strategy demonstrates this, with two out of four overarching ambitions for health and care being prevention and self-management.   Staff in our Public Health Team are adding value to joint endeavours with Public Sector Partners, and are particularly embedded in the work of Health and Social Care and Community Planning.  We are looking for enthusiastic and forward-thinking colleagues to join our progressive Public Health Team, supporting us to deliver an ambitious and far-reaching programme of work.  The successful candidates will bring Public Health expertise, drive and enthusiasm to build on a successful track record.

We want to recruit 2.50 WTE and have portfolios to fill in Health Protection, Resilience and Health Care Planning. We are keen to match the interests, passion and logistics of candidates to the needs of our organisation and Public Health Team. 

The main base of work is Aberdeen but we offer flexible arrangements and encourage working in different locations to build relationships and enhance partnerships. We are keen that one of the posts is closely aligned to the work of the Moray alliance.

We operate a 1 in 7 out-of-hours on-call rota covering Grampian and the Islands. 

We are looking for Public Health Specialists who have 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 or UK Public Health Register.  Full time posts are 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 Chris Littlejohn, Deputy Director of Public Health on 01224 558640.

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Closing date: Sunday, 15 September 2019.