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Consultant in Occupational Medicine

NHS Lothian
Astley Ainslie Hospital
£91,474 - £121,548
Closing date
3 Nov 2022

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Occupational health
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time
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NHS Lothian


Occupational Medicine

Reference: CG2496


NHS Lothian 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 Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.


NHS Lothian are seeking to appoint to a new part-time consultant post in occupational medicine. 


You will be employed by NHS Lothian and will work closely with the 2 existing consultants in Lothian, and multidisciplinary teams in the Board to deliver consistent clinical leadership and advice. 


You will be based in Edinburgh with a requirement to travel to all NHS Lothian sites and on occasion to client sites within SE Scotland. The total workforce served is in the region of 26 000 NHS staff. You will be responsible for the delivery of occupational medical advice to the Board and its staff.  Subject to discussion and agreement, there may be opportunities for you to deliver services to the external clients of the Board across a range of industry sectors.


You will contribute to the clinical governance and quality systems aimed at improving the effectiveness of care.  You will be offered opportunities to contribute to the teaching of medical undergraduates, to specialty and general practice trainees, and to those working in nursing and AHP disciplines.

You will work closely the multi-disciplinary team within the department – OH nurses, OH physiotherapists, staff counsellors, manual handling training, and health and safety professionals to promote service delivery in line with the Board and NHS Scotland strategy.


Your appointment will be on a part-time basis under the terms of the 2003 consultant contract. Your job plan, subject to review, will contain 5-7+1 programmed activities with the 1 allocated to supporting professional activities.  Additional SPAs may be available to you within the job plan to support your other professional activities in line with the needs of the service.


For informal enquiries or to arrange a departmental visit please contact


Alastair Leckie, Director of Lothian Occupational Health and Safety Service  or


Funbi Ogundipe, Consultant  


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We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted.  Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally. 


Closing Date: 3rd November 2022


***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***


Interview Date: 30th November 2022

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