Consultant in Paediatric Neurology

Recruiter
NHS Grampian
Location
Grampian
Salary
£78304 to £105570
Posted
26 Feb 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Paediatrics
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NHS Grampian invites enthusiastic applicants for a Consultant in Paediatric Neurology, based within Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.  The successful applicant will also be required to contribute to the Consultant out-of-hours rota for Medical Paediatrics in addition to being Consultant of the week on pro rota basis of approximately 1:10.

The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital (RACH) 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 located within the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.  RACH has its own Accident and Emergency Department under direct Consultant supervision.  There are approximately 8000 attendances annually of which two thirds are acute admissions. The Paediatric service is delivered by a total of 22 Medical and Surgical Consultants, 10 Associate Specialists, two Speciality Doctors and 15 RCPCH trainees. 

Aberdeen City appeals to all interests and lifestyles, and 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.  There are 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 and the Aberdeen International Airport has multiple flights daily to London (flight time 1.25 hours) 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. 

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).


To obtain the job description for this post, please click on the following link - LF19291 - Consultant.doc

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Dr Naveed Ahmad, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist / Service Clinical Director on 01224 551731 or email: naveed.ahmad@nhs.net

Dr Elma Stephen, Consultant Paediatrician (Neurology) on 01224 554069 or email: elma.stephen@nhs.net  

Closing Date:  Friday, 30 March 2018.

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