Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow in Orthopaedics (Soft Tissue Knee)

NHS Grampian
09 Jul 2018
05 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for the above post, available from August 2018,or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of 6 or 12 months.

Applications with a start date of February 2019 will also be considered. The post is aimed at senior trainees (post-FRCS) who wish to gain further experience in the subspecialties of soft tissue knee.

The post will be based at the Elective Orthopaedic Unit at Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen. You will be given ample opportunity to develop your surgical and clinical skills, as well as protected time for audit and research. There are no on-call requirements for these posts, although participation in the trauma on-call rota may be available on request at nearby Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The post offer excellent opportunities for senior trainees to develop and consolidate their operating skills, as well as enhance their curriculum vitae. Opportunities for independent operating are likely to be available to suitably qualified candidates.

The post has not been approved for Training purposes by NES. However successful candidates will be expected to actively participate in our post-graduate orthopaedic training activities.

Aberdeen city and shire is adored by the Royal Family, and is a region with a maritime heritage which offers lively events and a selection of thrilling activities. There is a wealth of attractions to discover, offering everything from crumbling castles to pristine beaches, riveting Highland games, delectable food and drink, amazing wildlife and more set against some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery.

The area also stands at the gateway to some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, with the Cairngorms National Park, the largest National Park in Britain only 40 minutes away. The park is host to array of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hill walking and skiing. We are easily accessible by air, rail and road across the UK and beyond.

Informal enquiries can be made to Mr A Johnston, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, on 01224 556520.

To apply please click the apply button. Closing date for applications: 5th August 2018.