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Consultant In Inherited Metabolic Medicine In Adults

Employer
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
£91,474 - £121,548
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Metabolic medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Women and Childrens Services, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Glasgow

We are seeking a Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Medicine for adults.

This provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of an integrated clinical service for children and adults with Inherited Metabolic Disorders both within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow and across the whole of Scotland, through outreach and ongoing development of Scottish Inherited Metabolic Disorders Service. 

This service is commissioned nationally for Scotland. The successful applicant will join one Consultant in Metabolic Medicine for adults, and four Consultants in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Medicine.  You will be supported by a highly specialised team of dedicated metabolic dietitians, nurses, Pharmacist and Psychologist.

The successful applicant will be based at the new, state of the art, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.  This is co-located with the Royal Hospital for Children and extensive modern laboratory services including specialist metabolic Biochemistry, the Scottish Newborn Screening Laboratory and Clinical and laboratory Genetics.

Inherited Metabolic Medicine for adults is an exciting and rapidly developing sub-speciality.  It requires a range of skills and experience to meet the needs of adults with diverse disorders, and we would be keen to encourage the development of an individual candidate’s special clinical and research interests.

We are delighted to welcome candidates with a background in related areas.  Physicians trained in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Clinical Genetics and/or General Internal Medicine or relevant medical subspecialties such as Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology or Renal Medicine will all be welcome to apply.   Candidates will be able to demonstrate interest and experience in caring for adults with Inherited Metabolic Disorders. All applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council, a licence to practise and be eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register, or be within six months of confirmed entry at the date of interview.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting:

Dr Alison Cozens alison.cozens@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Dr Eve Miller Hodges Eve.Miller-Hodges@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

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.

Closing date: 5th October 2022.

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