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Consultant in Rheumatology and General Medicine

Posted 5 February by NHS Ayrshire and Arran Featured Ended
We are seeking a Consultant in Rheumatology and General Medicine to join our Rheumatology team based at University Hospital Ayr. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to continuous service improvement and expertise in multidisciplinary working.

The post involves a contribution to general medicine including an on-call commitment for Acute Medicine. Our team provides comprehensive outpatient and inpatient Rheumatology services for a population of 368000 from University Hospital Ayr. There are 3 Consultants supported by a Specialty Doctor 2 Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Specialists Specialty Trainees and a Clinical Teaching Fellow with a team of dedicated Rheumatology allied health professionals. There are close teaching and research links with the University of Glasgow and Glasgow teaching hospitals.

The Terms and Conditions of service are those determined by the Terms and Conditions of the New Consultant Contract (Scotland) 2004. The post is offered on a 10 programmed activity basis with 2 SPAs. Opportunities may exist for Extra Programmed Activities subject to service requirements. Applications from individuals who may wish to work on a part-time or job share basis will be welcomed.

Appropriately experienced applicants must hold Full GMC Registration with a current Licence to Practice and must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT/CESR. Accreditation in Rheumatology is essential and desirable in General Medicine.

About Ayrshire
Situated in the picturesque south west of Scotland on the Firth of Clyde coastline Ayrshire is a 30 minute drive from Glasgow Scotland's largest city and an easy commute by road or rail to our capital city Edinburgh making it an ideal location for those who want to enjoy city life but who value the benefits and quality of life offered by living in a more relaxed semi rural district.

The area boasts all you could ask for whether you enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle or take a more laid back approach to life enjoying the culture and heritage of the area it's all on your doorstep. There are first class sports and recreational facilities including 40 quality golf courses award winning visitor attractions in addition to a vast array of restaurants and bars.

The Isle of Arran less than an hour's ferry ride is known as Scotland in miniature and provides an ideal "overseas" escape while the Isle of Cumbrae boasts one of Scotland's premier watersport centres.

The area is supported by an excellent network of road and rail services. National and international flights are available from Glasgow International Airport and our own local airport in Glasgow-Prestwick offers a wide range of air routes including daily flights to Dublin and a number of major European cities.

All this coupled with excellent housing quality local authority and private schooling and the excellent transport links sets Ayrshire in an enviable position when it comes to offering a quality lifestyle for those who choose to live and work in the area.

Informal enquiries and/or visits are welcome and should be made to Dr Margaret Duncan Consultant Physician / Rheumatologist Telemail or Prof Andy Collier Clinical Director Telemail

Applications in the form of a current CV with supporting documentary evidence of your entry onto the Specialist Register/CCT/CESR date together with the names and addresses (postal & email) of 2 referees including your current and most recent Line Manager and completed Sections 1 - 6 of the Job Pack should be submitted to: no later than 5 March 2018 (noon). Interviews have been scheduled 11 April 2018. Please Quote Ref No: MD/597/17R

Job Packs including job description are available for download at . Details of all our Medical Posts can be found at . You can also obtain further information about the organisation at .
We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.

Reference: 34394536

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