Consultant Neurologist

NHS Forth Valley
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time (10PA, including up to 2 SPA) or Part time
Salary Scale - £78,304 - £105,570 per annum (pro rata)

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join the dynamic Neurology service (currently 3.4 WTE) in NHS Forth Valley comprising of 4 Consultant Neurologists and one Professor of Neurology, along with our generic and specialist neurology nursing team. This new post has been established to meet increased demand for clinical capacity.

Neurology services in Forth Valley have developed substantially in recent years, with increasing emphasis on acute liaison Neurology (working closely with colleagues in acute and general medicine), and we were shortlisted finalists in the inaugural BMA Neurology Team of the Year Awards. Your base will be at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, well served by road and public transport links.

We enjoy involvement with tertiary services based at the department of Clinical Neurosciences, Edinburgh, shortly to move to purpose built new facilities at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. There are close links – including 3 neurologists with academically funded sessions - with the academic Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, recently ranked 3rd in the UK for Neuroscience research.

The appointment is full time (10 Programmed Activities).This will be subject to the terms and conditions of service of the Consultant Grade (Scotland).

The successful candidate will join five consultant neurologists (3.4WTE) in Forth Valley providing general adult neurology services.

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.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Professor Malcolm Macleod, Clinical Lead for Neurology on.

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

To apply, applicants must submit a fully completed Medical and Dental application form to the above address by noon, Friday 26th January 2018. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise. Applicants who are not yet in receipt of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) are required to provide documentary evidence of eligibility to apply at the time of application.

Interviews will take place on Monday 26th February 2018.

Please quote reference on all correspondence: MD1117131.

NHS Forth Valley is an equal opportunities employer.