Consultant in Ageing & Health

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

NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Consultant colleague to join the Department of Ageing & Health within NHS Forth Valley. This post is a replacement post but will enhance our service further and allow development of a frailty model. This is an exciting time to work in Forth Valley with the opportunity to develop the service further.

NHS Forth Valley provides acute services for a population of approximately 310,000 people in Central Scotland. Acute services, emergency and complex care, and planned services are provided for at Forth Valley Royal Hospital (FVRH)

The Ageing & Health senior staff will comprise of twelve Consultants (including this post) and four Nurse Practitioners. The current frequency of the Consultant on-call rota is 1:12 (Monday to Thursday) and 1:6 weekends.

The successful candidate will play an important role in the continued development and redesign of the department of Ageing & Health. The post will contribute to the acute Ageing and Health receiving rota, which will be based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and currently takes most acute medical patients aged 75 and above. However this is currently under review with plans to move to a Frailty model for receiving.

Applicants will be expected to have a wide range of experience in geriatric medicine and general (internal) medicine and possess the MRCP (UK) or equivalent. All subspecialty interests are welcome

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Liz Millar, Consultant in Ageing and Health on telephone numberor Dr Sarah Henderson, Consultant in Ageing & Health, on telephone number.

Applicant Information, including the job description for the post is available from Medical Workforce by telephone onor by email at

These posts are 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, Wednesday 31st 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 Thursday 8th February 2018

Please quote reference MD1217141 on all correspondence

NHS Forth Valley is an equal opportunities employer.