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Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Pain Management

NHS Grampian
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
(£91,474 - £121,548)
Closing date
30 Oct 2022

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Hospital, Anaesthesia
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Full Time
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Located in the North East of Scotland, the city of Aberdeen is recognised as the oil capital of Europe but has managed to retain its old-fashioned charm and character making it an attractive place in which to live with easy access to the Grampian Highlands and Royal Deeside to enjoy the many out door pursuits available such as skiing, mountain climbing, golf and fishing. Aberdeen also offers easy links to other European cities and is only an one hour flight to London. 

This is a general post with an interest in Chronic Pain Management based at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (University Teaching Hospital) and at Woodend General Hospital where the Elective Orthopaedic surgery is based, a mile from the main Foresterhill site. The Chronic Pain service in Grampian is expanding to meet the growing demand from the surrounding population and provides a wide range of specialist interventional techniques and is currently developing a local Pain Management Programme.  The appointment is available on a whole-time or part-time basis. The post is available to candidates fulfilling the person specification, and the details of the job plans are open to negotiation between the successful applicant and the medical line manager.  The Anaesthetic Department is a large department based on one site providing a comprehensive Anaesthetic Service. The directorate includes the Main Theatres, the Day Surgery Unit as well as Intensive Care.  

There is an Academic Unit led by Professor N Webster.

It is likely that the University of Aberdeen will accord the honorary status of Clinical Senior Lecturer.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. (licence to practise must be in place prior to starting in post).  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 on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. 
Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP).    
Applications from doctors with appropriate specialist training and experience who are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months) if no substantive Consultant appointment is made.  Whilst in locum employment, an application to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and entry onto the Specialist Register can be made. 

Informal enquiries should be made to Paul Bourke, Unit Clinical Director. Tel: 01224 551237 or Dr Ravi Nagaraja, Clinical Lead, Chronic Pain Tel: 01224 553144.

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Closing date:  Sunday, 30 October 2022.

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