Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

NHS Grampian
£80,653 - £107,170
25 Feb 2019
31 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We invite applications for the above position, which is based at Woodend Hospital in Aberdeen. This a redesigned post, which has been created by including some additional investment to the service to support the implementation of the Major Trauma Centre at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and the reduction in sessional commitment by a number of the consultant team as a proactive plan towards career-end work patterns.   

This post will join a vibrant team of 4.6WTE Consultants providing a Rehabilitation Medicine service across a range of settings in Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and other Community settings. The post holder will contribute to the existing Grampian Specialist Rehabilitation Service. Indeed, the existing medical staff would be happy to consider re-allocation of duties within the Consultant team, according to candidates’ strengths and special interests.   

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly medical team which works closely with Specialist Nursing colleagues and has well developed links with a wide range of AHP disciplines, including Bioengineering, Neuropsychology, Prosthetics and Orthotics. We work with Acute Sector colleagues at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, and have several In-Patient Rehabilitation Units at Woodend Hospital.  There is a range of Community work undertaken by the service.  Our Department has several trainee medical staff, contributes to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching programmes, and is engaged in research activity.   

Aberdeen is a university city with one of the oldest medical schools in Europe and is the centre of the North Sea oil industry. It offers an excellent quality of life with diverse leisure activities, a high standard of schooling and is within easy reach of the Highlands for hill walking and skiing.   

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).  

Further information can be obtained by contacting Dr Santanu Sarkar, Medical Lead, Grampian Specialist Rehabilitation Services, Woodend Hospital; 01224 556237 or or Jason Nicol, Head of Service, Specialist Older Adult and Rehabilitation Services; 01224 556660 or 07876 258 724 or

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Closing date: Sunday 31st March 2019.