Paediatric Consultant (with interest in Oncology)

NHS Highland
Inverness, Highland
£80,653-£107,170 per annum
01 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Paediatric Consultant (with interest in Oncology)

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness

£80,653-£107,170 per annum

Full time – 10 PAs per week


We are currently looking to appoint a suitably qualified Consultant in Paediatrics (with interest in Oncology) on a 10 PA basis.

We are looking for individuals who would relish the opportunities and challenges of delivering high quality care across the Highland Region. The post involves taking a lead role within the Oncology Service within NHS Highland, and participating in a range of general paediatric outpatient clinics and hot week/OnCall responsibilities for the Highland Children’s unit.

The establishment currently comprises 9 hospital consultant paediatricians (5 WTE, 4 part-time 2.9 WTE), 1 combined post 0.9wte) W.T.E in Hospital and community paediatrics and 5 (3.7 WTE) community consultant paediatricians (the latter do not take part in out of hours work).

The Highlands offer unparalleled opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hill walking, golf and sailing, and an excellent quality of life. Inverness is a wonderful place to live and work, and an ideal place to raise a family, with local schooling of very high standards. The city has excellent shops and restaurants and Eden Court Theatre has a varied and exciting programme of cultural activities. Inverness is well connected by road, rail and air to major UK and European cities.

Applicants who wish to work part time are encouraged to apply. You must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practise or within six months of obtaining CCT in General Medicine at time of interview. Candidates are encouraged to visit the department.

Applicants not currently on the specialist register for general medicine would also be considered for a fixed term contract in the first instance.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr David Goudie, Service Lead, Consultant Paediatrician (01463) 705323 or Dr Alan Webb, Clinical Lead, Consultant Paediatrician (01463) 705320

A job pack for this post can be accessed at or is available from, and should be returned to quoting ref MS17.19.05A Completed applications should be returned by 30th August 2019

Interview date: TBC