Consultant Vascular Surgeon

NHS Forth Valley
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Full time or Part Time
Salary Scale - £78,304 - £105,570 per annum (pro rata)

NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint a Consultant Vascular Surgeon (replacement post for retirement). The successful applicant will join the Consultant Vascular team and will share responsibility for providing a comprehensive clinical service in Forth Valley. Participation in the out of hours vascular cover is essential which currently involves a 1 in 4 on call rota. There are separate consultant rotas for General Surgery and Urology. The appointment will be subject to the terms and conditions of service of the Consultant Grade (Scotland).

NHS Forth Valley provides acute services for a population of 310,000 people in Central Scotland. Acute services, emergency and complex care and planned services are provided for at Forth Valley Royal Hospital (FVRH). Acute Services are based in purpose built 860 bedded Forth Valley Royal Hospital, which opened in 2011. The service runs closely with an interventional radiology service. The hospital is supported by an Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit. A full range of diagnostic facilities is available including CT and MRI scanning and vascular ultrasound.

Applicants will be expected to have a broad vascular surgical training (including emergency work). An endovascular background is desirable. Candidates must possess the FRCS or equivalent. Applicants must possess or be within 6 months of their CCT/CESR date at interview.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Vascular Surgery department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Ms K Murphy, Clinical Lead & Consultant Vascular Surgeon) or Mrs Amanda Forbes, Clinical Service Manager.

Applicant Information, including the job description for the post is available from Medical Workforce by telephone onor 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: -visas-and-immigration