Consultant in Acute Medicine - South West Scotland

  • Head Medical
  • 10/11/2023

Job Description


A great opportunity has arisen for a Consultant in Acute Medicine  to join a small but punchy hospital group in a beautiful region of South West Scotland. working in their state-of-the-art hospital.

If successful you'll  work closely with the three existing Acute Medicine Consultants to provide senior presence and clinical leadership within the CAU, and will join a team of Consultant Physicians providing services in Acute/General Medicine at the trust.

What’s on offer for you?

Salary scale between £ 91,474- £ 121,548
Full comprehensive relocation package on offer.
Reasonable house prices, schools are rated highly and you are within 2 hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lake District and Newcastle.
Regular educational and research meetings are held locally, and the department participates in national education events via video conferencing.
Generously funded study leave is available.
Cycle to work scheme
Blue light discounts


About the Trust:

This District hospital and Mental Health hospital based in South West Scotland with a population of around 150,000 residents is purpose-built to suit the needs of the staff and patients and is one of the only NHS hospitals in the UK to have all single en-suite rooms which has seen an increase in recovery time!
The education centre is one of the centres to be fully refurbished recently and includes a clinical skills and observation /control room.
One of the key achievements and something they do well in this group is the introduction of new models of workforce to make a sustainable future for the community.
Recently they have introduced the new SCOTGEM rural medicine programme which has attracted a new talent of medical students to the area, as well as introducing a Clinical Development Fellows programme where they have added an additional 20+ staff giving additional support at lower to middle grades.
A trust which supports, listens, and develops its staff helping create a positive and constructive organisational culture across the board.

Essential criteria

MBChB or equivalent
MCRP (UK) or equivalent
On Specialist Register for Acute Medicine or General Internal Medicine or within 6 months of obtaining CCST in either speciality at the time of interview
Current full registration with the GMC with a licence to practise
Competent in all practical procedures relevant to Acute Medicine
Able to demonstrate successful team leadership/motivation of others

Desirable Criteria

Proven interest in Acute Medicine
Additional post-graduate qualification e.g. MD, PhD
Experience in a formal teaching role
Experience in departmental and organisational planning
Experience in service development

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email for more information. We would love to hear from you.