Locum Consultant in Paediatric Neurology with Epilepsy Interest

NHS Grampian
£78,304 - £105,570
30 Jul 2018
02 Sep 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Locum Consultant in Paediatric Neurology with Epilepsy Interest
Temporary, Full Time, 40 hours per week

NHS Grampian invites enthusiastic applicants for Locum Consultant in Paediatric Neurology post, based within Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital. The successful applicant will join one other colleague to deliver a Local Paediatric Neurology service, with a mixed secondary and tertiary caseload, working as part of the North of Scotland Neurology Network (NESCANN).

The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital has a total of 93 beds, providing specialist inpatient and outpatient care in Acute 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 & Surgical Consultants, 10 Associate Specialists, 2 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.

To obtain the job description, please click on the following link - PM20832 JD&PS.doc

Successful candidates will be supported with visa requirements to work in UK.  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

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Closing Date: Sunday, 02 September 2018

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