Consultant Anaesthetist Posts

NHS Grampian
£78,304 to £105,570
19 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for two Consultant Anaesthetist posts in Aberdeen.

Located in the North East of Scotland, Aberdeen is an affluent, friendly and vibrant city, combining all the amenities of a large city with quick, easy access to its beautiful surrounding countryside and coastline.

The first post includes theatre sessions in Orthopaedics, Vascular, and Breast Surgery, in addition to two flexible sessions, and a weekly Preoperative Assessment Clinic. The second post includes sessions in General, ENT, and Vascular Surgery, in addition to two flexible sessions. On call duties will be part of the general on call anaesthetic rota (approx 1:8) and is on a non-resident basis.

Aberdeen has a large Anaesthetic department which covers a comprehensive range of clinical services, and, as a teaching hospital department there is strong involvement in a wide range of educational activities.  There are also many opportunities to develop research interests in collaboration with the local universities. Consequently, there is excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic appointee to develop interests in a wide choice of areas.  It is possible for consultants to adapt their clinical duties over time to fit with their interests and for some aspects of the job plan to be changed on negotiation with the Clinical Director.  

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

Enquiries should be made to:  Dr Amr Mahdy, Unit Clinical Director, or Dr Karen Cranfield, Chair of the Anaesthetic Senior Staff Committee, (01224) 553144.

Please visit our department website at:  

To obtain the job description for this post please click on the following link - CI19221 - Consultant Anaesthetist.docx

 Closing date:  Friday, 23 March 2018.  

How to apply:       You can apply online, click here to start the process   

Contact information
General Contact :

Phone: 01224 556523 Fax: 01224 556862

Employer details

NHS Grampian   NHS Grampian, which is one of the 10 principal Health Boards in Scotland, provides healthcare services to the north-east of the country, covering the local government areas administered by Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Morayshire Councils. We employ around 17,000 staff who deliver our services to half a million people spread across 3,000 square miles of city, town, village and rural communities. We have extremely close links to the University of Aberdeen (with its internationally renowned Medical School and Dental School) and Robert Gordon University. These close links have made us a centre of pioneering medical research in a number of fields.

Aberdeen, as a major Scottish city, is where most of our hospitals are located. Elgin in Moray, is the site of Dr Gray’s and the principal General hospital is in the west of Grampian. In addition, there are a further 14 Community Hospitals, situated in each of the main towns.

As an employer, we take great care to ensure that all staff have a safe, happy and professional environment in which to work. Clear policies, covering everything from Dignity at Work to Leave for Domestic, Personal and Family reasons - as well as a comprehensive Occupational Health Service - give our staff confidence and security. We are a listening, caring and people focused organisation. As a diverse and welcoming employer our employment practices are both flexible and family-friendly. In our approach we aim to be innovative and professional. We are proud of our heritage, proud of our area, history and traditions, and proud of the service we provide to the people of North-East Scotland.  


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Westholme, Woodend Hospital, Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 6LS

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