Substantive Consultant in Haematology - Scottish Borders!!

  • Head Medical
  • 31/01/2024

Job Description


A great opportunity has arisen for a Consultant in Haematology to join a small but punchy hospital group in a beautiful region of South West Scotland.

You'll be working alongside a brilliant team of 3 substantive consultants Haematologists   (this post being one of them), two Clinical Nurse Specialists and one SAS doctor with a close working relationship with four Oncology Pharmacists, one MDT coordinator and four Secretaries.

The main aspects of the role will include:

Management of inpatients/ outpatients with Haematological disorders
Clinical input into the Haematology laboratory and Blood Bank
Liaising with Haematologists in the West of Scotland

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

CCT/CCST in Haematology or, if a Specialist Registrar, be within 6 months of achieving this
FRCPath or equivalent
Full registration with GMC
Experience in Blood Transfusion
Wide general experience in all aspects of Haematology, both malignant and non-malignant including blood transfusion.

Desirable Criteria

Additional experience or proven interest in the speciality.
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.