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Job Description

Join Our Team at NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Position: Consultant Microbiologist

Salary: £96,963 - £128,841 per annum

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week/10 PAs)

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Consultant Medical Microbiologist to become a valued member of our team at NHS Dumfries & Galloway.

You'll join a dynamic and supportive team of two other Consultants based at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, responsible for delivering a comprehensive Microbiology service and supporting our Infection Prevention and Control service.

For those with a joint Microbiology/Infectious Diseases background, there are additional opportunities to contribute to the Infectious Diseases service, including ward-based duties and Out-Patient Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) clinics.

Job Plan and Benefits:

The consultant job plan is flexible and open to negotiation upon appointment. We offer a 10 PA contract, with the balance between direct clinical care and supporting professional activities to be discussed and agreed upon between the Board and the successful applicant. Our Microbiology on-call commitment follows a 1 in 4 rota, conducted remotely with a comprehensive home working package provided. You'll enjoy the benefits of working from home, with payment and time-back for on-call duties.

About the Region:

Nestled amidst breathtaking countryside, Dumfries & Galloway offers a diverse landscape, from rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to forests, hills, and rolling plains. There's an array of activities to indulge in, from water sports to hiking, fishing, bird watching, and golf. Families will find plenty of attractions, including farm parks and soft plays. With low house prices, excellent schools, and easy access to major cities like Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Newcastle, you can enjoy the best of city and country life within a short distance.

Relocation Package:

To facilitate your transition, NHS Dumfries & Galloway offers a full relocation package, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free move.


We welcome applications from candidates seeking part-time positions. We understand the importance of work-life balance and are committed to accommodating individual requirements.

Join Our Team:

Don't miss this opportunity to make a meaningful impact while enjoying a fulfilling career in a supportive environment. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with NHS Dumfries & Galloway!

Experience the charm of Dumfries & Galloway while advancing your career in healthcare. Apply today! 🏥🌄👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️