Consultant Spinal Surgeon

NHS Tayside
Dundee, Dundee City
£82,669 to £109,849 per annum
09 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery is looking for Consultant Spinal Surgeon to be based at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School with other sessions at Perth Royal Infirmary or Stracathro Hospital, Brechin.

As an organisation NHS Tayside is going through rapid improvement program with new clinically led and managerially enabled model. We are excited to be part of Transforming Tayside with several streams of work integrating to provide best quality of patient care with efficiency and effectiveness embracing realistic medicine. With service realignment already underway with now established and well functioning Major Trauma Centre in Ninewells Hospital site, with elective care centre program finalising. Elective care program is developing to streamline elective activity at Perth Royal infirmary and Stracathro Hospital with Ninewells Hospital providing emergency services in orthopaedics and complex elective services.

The new clinical leadership teams working towards making NHS Tayside a very attractive organisation to work as a team member.

NHS Tayside and Dundee University Medical School have an excellent international reputation. NHS clinical department of trauma and orthopaedics has very good reputation for high quality undergraduate teaching provided by NHS Consultants and Speciality Registrars. The University of Dundee orthopaedic department is going through transformation as well with established links between academic and clinical teams strengthened of our teaching hospital unit. Audit teams working with university and clinical teams providing robust long term date not only for research but for service development and innovative future delivery of service based on outcome data. Recent additions to already well known lower limb arthroplasty audit are upper limb and foot ankle audit programs. The close links between these institutions are greatly valued offering a highly stimulating and rewarding working environment.

Tayside offers a very high standard of living with good schools, a wide choice of cultural activities, many and varied outdoor and sporting opportunities which are easily accessed via an excellent uncluttered road system.  There are major rail links and Dundee Airport offers regular daily flights to London.

Informal enquiries may be directed through the Admin Services Manager, Mrs. Karen Blackwood, telephone (01382) 496342.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or CESR (CP) at the date of interview for the post.  Anticipated interview date is Wednesday 11 December 2019.   

NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Applications in the form of a current CV, including the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of 3 referees (including your current or most recent employer) should be emailed, to quoting reference number  AR.22.19 Consultant Spinal Surgeon in the subject box.   

You must also include the further particular forms available via the website, please do not complete the NHS Tayside Application Form, your CV is your application

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 6 November 2019

Interviews are arranged for Wednesday 11 December 2019