North East Scotland
Post 3 - Consultant Paediatrician,
Community Child Health.
NHS Grampian invites enthusiastic applicants for Consultant Paediatrician posts, based within Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and within Moray Community and Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin. NHS Grampian provides healthcare services to children living in Grampian, Orkney and Shetland.
Posts 1 - 3 - The appointees will operate from the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital which has a total of 93 beds, providing specialist inpatient and outpatient care in medical paediatrics and its sub-specialities, general paediatric surgery, orthopaedic and plastic surgery, ENT, dermatology, orthodontics, ophthalmology, clinical genetics and child and family psychiatry. The Department of Community Child Health and a purpose built Child Protection suite are also located within the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital. RACH has its own Accident and Emergency Department under direct consultant supervision. There are approximately 8,000 attendances annually of which two thirds are acute admissions.
Candidates must be innovative and demonstrate leadership skills which will support the development of pathways and continuous improvement within the service, to help provide the best possible care to our patients.
NHS Grampian provides the perfect solution to all interests and lifestyles. Aberdeen offers all the attractions of any major city. Aberdeenshire boasts many picturesque towns and villages within easy commuting distance and provides access to an enormous range of outdoor pursuits, ranging from fishing to skiing.
Dr Gray’s Hospital located in the cathedral city of Elgin, has a population of 23,000 within the county of Moray (total population 96,000). It is set in an area of outstanding beauty with a milder climate than other parts of the North-East coast. The area offers an excellent quality of life and access to a wide range of recreational opportunities from the shores and waters of the Moray Firth to the mountains of upper speyside.
The rural nature of Moray offers an enviable work/life pattern ideal for families and anyone with a love of sea and/or countryside. There is one RAF and one Army base offering substantial local employment.
The Grampian region has excellent facilities available for high quality education, both state and private. Excellent transport links ensure that Edinburgh and Glasgow are less than 3 hours by train from Aberdeen and there are regular rail services to Aberdeen and Inverness from Elgin. Aberdeen Airport and Inverness Airport both have multiple flights daily to London and many other destinations across the UK and Europe.
Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org. Successful candidates will be supported with Sponsorship to work in UK.
Informal enquiries may be made to:
Post 3: Dr M Cochrane, Consultant Paediatrician, Dept of Community Child Health on 01224 551706.
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Closing date: 13th October 2017