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Locum for Training ST1 level

NHS Tayside
Dundee City
Closing date
2 Aug 2022

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We are now recruiting 1 ST1 level Locum Appointment for Training (LAT)  in Emergency Medicine within Tayside. The post will primarily be based in Ninewells Hospital but with some clinical shifts in Perth Royal Infirmary. These posts are for 6 months commencing 03 August 2022.

Tayside Emergency Medicine aims to deliver high quality care in association with high quality training through high levels of consultant supervision of at least 16 hours per day. Both departments consistently perform amongst the best in the UK in caring for our patients within the 4 hour standard

 All of the consultants are experienced trainers and feedback from the GMC survey and Scottish Trainee Survey are consistently good

Tayside ED’s see approximately 70,000 new patients a year and Ninewells is a Major Trauma Centre within the Scottish Trauma Network with a Prehospital Team based in the department

Both departments are general ED’s seeing the full age range and variety of presentations ensuring a good breadth of training experience with specific policies in place to ensure the most critically unwell patients are brought to the right hospital first time

NHS Tayside is responsible for delivering healthcare to more than 415,000 people living in Tayside. We employ around 14,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the populations of Dundee City, Angus and Perth & Kinross. Our annual budget is now circa £910 million of public money which works out at around £2.5 million spent by NHS Tayside for every day of the year

Tayside has multiple award-winning towns and cities, breath taking beaches and alluring countryside. Historically rich and home to Scotland’s longest river, Tayside is an innovative and exciting place to begin or expand your career. Dundee, Angus and Perth and Kinross make up this vibrant region - between them offering the perfect blend of city, country and coastline. In fact, you can easily enjoy the tranquillity and scenery of neighbouring towns and villages within reach of the region’s cities of Dundee and Perth

You must be registered with the General Medical Council and hold a Licence to Practice

Have evidence of achievement of foundation competences, in the three and a half years preceding the advertised post start date, via one of the following methods:

  • Current employment in a UKFPO-affiliated foundation programme; or
  • Having been awarded an FPCC (or FACD 5.2) from a UK affiliated foundation programme within the 3.5 years preceding the advertised post start date; or
  • 12 months medical experience after full GMC registration (or equivalent post licensing experience) and to already hold a Certificate of Readiness to enter Specialty Training from within the last 3 and a half years

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Dr Andrew Paterson, Emergency Medicine Consultant,  

Closing Date 2nd August 2022 however, we are looking to appoint to this post at the earliest opportunity and would therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible, interviews will be held as and when candidates apply.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Dr Andrew Paterson, Emergency Medicine Consultant,  

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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.

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