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Are you a Consultant in Anesthetics looking to work in a close, supportive team?

A great opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Anaesthetist to join a small but punchy hospital group in a beautiful region of South West Scotland.

If successful you'll join a team that comprises 15 Consultants, 6 Specialty Doctors, and 5 trainees.

What’s on offer for you?

  • Salary scale between £ 96,963- £ 128,841
  • Full comprehensive relocation package on offer.
  • Reasonable house prices, schools are rated highly and you are within 2 hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lake District and Newcastle.
  • Regular educational and research meetings are held locally, and the department participates in national education events via video conferencing.
  • Generously funded study leave is available.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue light discounts


About the Trust:

  • This District hospital and Mental Health hospital based in South West Scotland with a population of around 150,000 residents is purpose-built to suit the needs of the staff and patients and is one of the only NHS hospitals in the UK to have all single en-suite rooms which has seen an increase in recovery time!
  • The education centre is one of the centres to be fully refurbished recently and includes a clinical skills and observation /control room.
  • One of the key achievements and something they do well in this group is the introduction of new models of workforce to make a sustainable future for the community.
  • Recently they have introduced the new SCOTGEM rural medicine programme which has attracted a new talent of medical students to the area, as well as introducing a Clinical Development Fellows programme where they have added an additional 20+ staff giving additional support at lower to middle grades.
  • A trust which supports, listens, and develops its staff helping create a positive and constructive organisational culture across the board.

Essential criteria

  • Medical degree/FRCA or equivalent
  • GMC registration with a license to practice and will be on the Specialist Register for Anaesthesia or be eligible for entry within 6 months.
  • Competence and experience across all anaesthesia sub-specialties, particularly Critical Care, Obstetrics and Paediatrics in line with requirements for participation in on-call rota

Desirable Criteria

  • Qualifications in educational supervision.
  • Faculty status on national educational courses
  • Qualifications in subspecialty areas such as Intensive Care Medicine and Chronic Pain

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information. We would love to hear from you.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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