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Consultant in Public Health / Consultant in Public Health Medicine

NHS Tayside
Closing date
9 Sep 2022

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Public Health
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Full Time, Part Time
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Directorate of Public Health, King’s Cross, Dundee

Consultant in Public Health/ Consultant in Public Health Medicine

With a full-time on-call commitment

Medical Consultant £87,534 - £116,313 p.a.

Agenda for Change Band 8d £86,611- £90,532 p.a.

Permanent, full-time or part time

Come and join our friendly and dynamic Public Health team!  As we transition out of the pandemic and Consultant colleagues who supported the Health Protection response remobilise to their usual lead areas of work, we are looking to recruit a Consultant with an interest in Health Protection to join a well established and supportive team within the Public Health Directorate of NHS Tayside.

The Directorate comprises a multi-disciplinary Public Health workforce, spanning all the domains of Health Protection, Health Improvement, Health Intelligence and Healthcare Public Health, led by a close working strategic leadership team of Consultants and senior management support.

The Directorate provides an integral function of NHS Tayside work, promoting and protecting health across Tayside, and works closely and collaboratively with colleagues across NHS Tayside and partner agencies and services, including the three Health and Social Care Partnerships and Local Authorities in Tayside, primary care, Police Scotland and third sector.  The Directorate also has very strong links with the University of Dundee.

Tayside is a beautiful place to live, work and enjoy life and there is opportunity to remote work for part of the week if preferred.

The on-call rota is a 1 in 8 frequency.

Applications are welcomed from public health doctors who hold full GMC registration and who are included in the GMC Specialist Register (Public Health Medicine) or are eligible for such inclusion within six months of the interview date and from public health specialists who hold a CCT in public health and are registered specialists with the UKPHR or are eligible for such inclusion within six months of the interview date.

A successful candidate who is appropriately qualified on the GMC register will be offered a post under the terms of the new Consultant Contract, or if an appropriately qualified public health specialist, the post will be offered under the terms of Agenda for Change.

Hours of work are:

1.0 wte: 40 (Medical) per week / 37.5 (Agenda for Change) per week;


 0.8 wte: 32 (Medical) per week / 30 (Agenda for Change per week,


 0.6 wte: 24 (Medical) per week / 22.5 (Agenda for Change) per week

If you are interested in the post and wish to find out more, informal enquiries are welcome to Dr Emma Fletcher, Director of Public Health on 01382 425654 or e-mail .

You can also find out more about our Directorate on

Closing Date: 9th September 2022

Interview Date: 22nd September 2022

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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