Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology - Central Scotland

  • Head Medical
  • 02/11/2023

Job Description

Opportunity: A great opportunity has arisen for a highly-skilled, enthusiastic, motivated, newly qualified or established Consultant to join a Diabetes & Endocrinology team of 4 consultants in Lanarkshire at a District University Hospital. Working as a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology - The department, as well as providing General Endocrine and General Diabetes clinics, also provides subspecialty clinics including Young Person’s Diabetes Services, Transition Diabetes services, Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin Pump Clinics. There are also specialty endocrine clinics including radio-iodine services. There are presently 4 Diabetes Consultants and an experienced GP who undertake various subspecialty clinics. There is a dedicated day unit for endocrine investigations, a full time endocrine specialist nurse and excellent on site Biochemistry and Radiology services.. The unit has an active research wing with dedicated research nurse support, and input from specialty trainees There is a weekly diabetes MDT with community diabetes nursing staff held within the diabetes centre. There are plans to extend diabetes inpatient and foot services and enhance Type 1 diabetes service provision to the local population. The unit is supported by nursing auxiliary and administrative staff. The QUEH hospital in Glasgow provides tertiary endocrine referral service for endocrine patients like those needing neurosurgery What’s on offer for you? Salary scale between (£96,963 - £128,841) Comprehensive relocation package policy Parking available at Trust sites Work for a forward-thinking NHS Trust that is able to support many subspecialty interests About the Trust: A leading NHS Health board responsible for improving the health and providing comprehensive health care to a population of approximately 650,000 people living within the North and South Lanarkshire local authority areas. This trust currently employs approximately 12,500 staff. Aim of this board is to develop a healthcare strategy that supports the development of an integrated health and social care system which has a focus on prevention, anticipation and supported self-management. Centrally located between Glasgow (c. 20 minutes) and Edinburgh (c. 40 minutes) you can easily commute or, should you wish to relocate, you can chose either a substantial Lanarkshire town or a more relaxed rural location and still have the attractions of two major cities on your doorstep. The county offers accessible links to major cities with easy access to major motorway/rail routes and international airports allowing you to travel across Scotland, the UK and beyond. Essential criteria MBChB or equivalent. MRCP (UK) or equivalent. Current full registration with GMC with a license to practice. Inclusion on GMC’s Specialist Register for Geenral Medicine or within 6 months of CCT or CESR (CP) at interview. Experience in General Medicine. Recent and relevant experience and personal qualities to work in a busy unit dealing with the high turnover of planned and unscheduled admissions. Ability to supervise the clinical work of doctors in training and relevant staff in other disciplines Desirable Criteria Previous NHS OR HSE Irish experience at consultant level Specialist GMC registration Well-developed subspecialty interest in Diabetes/Endocrinology or Acute Medicine. Postgraduate training Experience in person-centred quality initiatives Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email  for more information. We would love to hear from you.