Consultant Plastic Surgeon

NHS Grampian
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£80, 653 - £107,170
02 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is a 10 PA’s contract. This post is available from September 2019, it is offered on a whole time basis, or less than full time will be considered.   

The Plastic Surgery Unit serves the North East of Scotland covering a widely scattered population of over 630,000. This post is offered as a General Plastic Surgery post preferably with a special interest and expertise in Paediatric Plastic and Hand Surgery. The successful candidate will join 4 existing full time Consultants and an Associate Specialist based at the Teaching Hospital of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to replace a retiring Consultant. The Plastic Surgery Unit carries out additional operating and outpatient sessions in Elgin and a number of peripheral locations throughout the North East. Close links exist between a number of other specialties on site and with an excellent range of support services on site.   

The responsibilities of the post include Plastic Surgery Inpatient and Outpatient services at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and a peripheral clinic, a contribution to the Paediatric Plastic Surgery Service and participation in a 1:6 on call rota. The duties of the post include involvement in Undergraduate and Postgraduate training. It is likely that the University of Aberdeen will accord the Honorary Status of Clinical Senior Lecturer for this post.   

The North East of Scotland is a delightful place to live, with easy access to the Coast, to Royal Deeside and to the Highlands. The area offers opportunities for many outdoor pursuits including hill walking, mountain biking and mountaineering. Established air, rail and sea links provide easy access for travel throughout the UK and beyond; for example there are more than 15 flights daily each way between Aberdeen and London.   

Aberdeen, the oil capital of Europe, is a cosmopolitan city with a variety of good bars and restaurants as well as several shopping centres. There are active, theatre, concert hall and art gallery programmes.   

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).

Applicants should hold FRCS or equivalent in Plastic Surgery.   

Informal enquiries should be made to Mr Sean Berryman, Unit Operational Manager( or Mr Ivan Depasquale, Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, telephone 01224 551344

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