Specialty Doctor in Breast Service

NHS Forth Valley

Specialty Doctor in Breast Service

Specialty Doctor (2022) £58,198 - £90,688

NHS Forth Valley, North Broomage, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 5 days ago, 11 Jun | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: None

Full Job Description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Specialty Doctor in Breast Service

Part time - 8 PAs per week


Salary scale - £58,198 - £90,668 per annum pro rata

Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland.

Applications are invited for the post of Specialty Doctor within Breast Surgery within NHS Forth Valley. NHS Forth Valley is a single, integrated healthcare system comprising acute care facilities and community based services. The Boards vision of improving health and healthcare for the people of Forth Valley is underpinned by its Integrated Healthcare Strategy. The principles upon which this strategy is founded have led to significant change and development in recent years.  With further service reconfiguration planned, this is an exciting time to work with NHS Forth Valley.

NHS Forth Valley is the largest employer in the area, with approximately 8000 staff from a wide range of professional and support occupations.  Currently, services are provided in one acute hospital, four community hospitals and fifty-six health centres.  Acute Services are based in purpose built 860 bedded Forth Valley Royal Hospital, which opened in 2011 and provides inpatient and outpatient services for a population of approximately 300,000

The successful candidate will work within the Breast team. Together with their Breast team colleagues they will be responsible for the day-to-day management of their teams outpatients and perform the duties of the Breast Specialty Doctor, attending outpatients sessions. Occasionally the post holder may assist in theatre.

NHS Forth Valley Breast Team are 4 Consultant Surgeons and 2 Specialty Doctors (including this post).

You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues.  Our hospital is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

To apply for this post, please visit the job posting on the NHS Scotland Job Train website. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise and a minimum of 4 years post registration experience, at least two of which will be in Breast Surgery at Specialist Trainee level or equivalent, and Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons is desirable. Applicants are required to have evidence of recent continued academic and professional development. Excellent, communication, listening and organisational skills are essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to: Juliette Murray or Nicola Gill on 013245 67044 or Liz Dolan, Operational Manager


Closing date: Sunday 23rd June

Interview date: TBC

Please quote reference number 188756 on all correspondence.