NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team in the post of Consultant in Public Health or Public Health Medicine (Health Protection). The duties will be negotiable but will primarily involve leading the Forth Valley Health Protection Service, including participation in an on call rota and also include Immunisation Co-ordination, Population Health Improvement and Health Service Improvement. The successful candidate will join the Public Health and Strategic Planning team, based at Carseview House, Castle Business Park, Stirling and will share responsibility for providing a comprehensive Public Health service in Forth Valley.The post is offered on a full-time basis for up to eleven Programmed Activities per week with, applications welcome from candidates wishing to job share or work on a part time basis.You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues. Our health board is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.Applicants are encouraged to visit the Public Health & Strategic Planning Department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr Graham Foster, Director of Public Health & Strategic Planning on 01786 457242, extension 242.To apply for this post, please visit the job posting on the NHS Scotland Job Train website. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise or equivalent for non-medical applications. Applicants will be in possession of Membership of the Faculty of Public Health or equivalent, registered with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT at the time of interview or have a certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR). Applicants are required to have evidence of recent continued academic and professional development. Excellent, communication, listening and organisational skills are essential.