Consultant General Surgeon – Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
An opportunity is now available for a Consultant General Surgeon to join the General Surgery Department at the new Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, located in the south of Scotland. Head Medical are delighted to continue to work with this healthboard and are keen to discuss this fantastic new hospital with potential applicants.
The Department of Surgery provide a comprehensive elective and emergency general surgical service, with day case/endoscopy/out-patient services also provided at the Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer. The combined Gastro-intestinal Services are largely provided by surgeons with an Upper GI interest and colorectal interest, and they deal with 130 new cases of colorectal cancers and 40-50 oesophagogastric cancers per annum. Elective and emergency vascular surgery is undertaken here as part of the Solway Vascular Service, which is a network for North Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway.
As a Consultant in this department you must have strong general surgery skills and most special interests can be considered, with a preference for GI, Paediatric and Endocrinology. Joining a team of 12 Consultants, you will contribute to the ongoing development of general and laparoscopic surgery as well as participate in the 1:8 emergency on-call rota. Experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery is highly desirable. Experience in general surgery will be required to enable to Consultant to function competently within the on-call rota.
Departmental educational meetings, mortality and morbidity meetings, and journal club are held monthly and the department is supported by and active and enthusiastic Research and Development team. Currently 33 research projects (out of 147) are surgical and adult cancer related which includes local, national and international projects.
This is a great opportunity to join a very supportive and inclusive department, who will accommodate a range of special interests. Working at this newly build district general hospital, you will have access to the state-of-the-art integrated operating theatres. The location is really outstandingly beautiful, with the landscape as a key feature in the design of the new hospital building. Dumfries is a great place to relocate to, it is well located for access to Scottish cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh, but also just a short drive from Carlisle in the north of England. The housing costs remain affordable, with excellent schools and low crime rates.
If you would like to hear more about the opportunity in General Surgery and where your skills would fit in, then please get in touch with Karen Diamond from Head Medical.
Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – Scotland
An opportunity is available for a qualified Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry to join the Dumfries & Galloway CAMHS team. You will work in the multidisciplinary team dedicated to children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions. Although this position would be best suited to candidates wishing to work fulltime, there is provision for part-time working – please let me know if you would like to discuss this.
You will be principally based in The Willows in Dumfries and join the existing 3.5 WTE consultant in serving the population of Dumfries and Galloway which is 148,190 with approximately 27,000 under 18 year olds. The posts will be managed by CAMHS within the Women, Children and Sexual Health Directorate. The directorate is accountable to the Children's Service Executive Group.
Your duty will be to provide clinical leadership and psychiatric input to multi-disciplinary teams of specialist healthcare professionals within D&G CAMHS. This will be achieved by working closely with colleagues across disciplines and with the service nurse manager, in addition to developing linkages with other key services. Consultant Psychiatrists, the Nurse Manager and Team Leads are responsible for the Clinical Governance of the services to ensure safety, quality, and person-centred care.
CAMHS in Dumfries and Galloway is undertaking a programme of change in line with the Scottish Governments ambitions for improved mental health and wellbeing for all young people in Scotland. The improvement plans set out a series of projects to improve access with a shift to early intervention. The development of a new assessment and diagnostic service for children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions is a major service redesign to improve access to assessment and diagnosis and develop partnership working with our local communities. The key focus is on achieving good clinical outcomes and developing services in partnership with children and families with lived experience of CAMHS.
You will be expected to contribute significantly to the continuing improvement of CAMHS in Dumfries and Galloway. New developments are supported by our relationship with the West of Scotland CAMHS Regional Network and the Mental Health Access Improvement Support Team, Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail and see if it fits with your career plans then please contact Karen Diamond at Head Medical at your convenience.
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Do you want to join a company that puts a massive focus on personal and professional development? They provide access to plenty of technical training well over the industry standard, so you can explore emerging technologies that will keep you on top of market trends.
In this role you will:
- Review change requests from a security perspective
- Respond to change requests for security resources
- Ensure the ISMS is implemented and maintained in accordance with the ISO/IEC 27000 series of standards
- Ensure security awareness is maintained
You will hold one of the following cyber security certifications:
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CSA)
- Certification of the Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
You'll earn up to £70,000 plus bonus, private healthcare, share schemes, training courses, and much more.
Curious? Please get in touch via Christopher.Devine@Be-IT.co.uk or call me on 0141 370 9933.
Would you like the opportunity to work for one of Scotland's top software houses? Would you like to apply your front-end web development skills to a globally successful e-learning video platform?
You'll be joining with an extremely talented team, who have launched their award winning product into the US with huge success, as they continue to scale up. You'll use your skills in the following to assist with their continued growth:
Day rate: Up to £500 per day inside IR35 Duration: 6 months initially
You will be required to use an FCSA Accredited Umbrella company is you are successful in this role .
Please apply now, or get in touch via 0141 370 9933/Christopher.Devine@Be-IT.co.uk