About the Job


Working as part of a skilful multi-discipline team, Head Medical are seeking Consultant anaesthetists to come work in Scotland's largest city Glasgow.

At this award-winning planned care organisation, you will provide general and regional anaesthesia for a range of surgical specialities including orthopaedics, general surgery and colorectal surgery. There is also a particular focus on our highly successful national orthopaedic programme supported by their Enhanced Recovery programme.

Based on the outskirts of the city of Glasgow, the anaesthetic department currently comprises 35 consultants. 13 are specifically allocated to general and orthopaedic surgery, with some support from the 22 cardiothoracic anaesthetists. 10 of the cardiothoracic anaesthetists also provide critical care services. Despite the different clinical focus of the individual groups of Consultant Anaesthetists, the department functions as a single entity.

The successful candidate will support the work of the general group of anaesthetists and deliver service to the Orthopaedic and general surgical elective programs in this NHS board.

The clinical work will include anaesthetic services in theatre, pre-assessment and supporting the Acute Pain Service with 1 personal SPA and the option of covering Saturday working. This can be discussed further on enquiry about post.

Shorter contracts 1-3 years initially to ensure the right skill set/fit is available before moving to permanent roles. However, permanent appointments will also be considered for the right candidates.

What's on offer?

  • Basic salary of up to £126,841 per annum
  • Extensive training courses accessible
  • Consider making less than full-time appointments, down to a minimum of 2 PAs. 

The Hospital

  • 200+ Beds
  • 1800+ staff members
  • 57,500 procedures a year board-wide
  • Exciting time to join this University Hospital. As part of a £80m Scottish Government investment, they are currently expanding orthopaedic and general surgery. This expansion will double thier orthopaedic activity and increase general surgical activity by 160%. The suite of 15 theatres is increasing to 26, opening in stages between 2023-2025
  • Situated on the banks of the River Clyde in close proximity to Glasgow International Airport and within 30 minutes of the centre of Glasgow by road. Rail links to the direct overnight sleeper service to Euston, London is available from the local station within 5 minutes of the hospital.
  • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs are within easy reach.

Requirements to apply?

  • Applicants must be registered with the General Medical Council, be listed on the Specialist Register for Anaesthesia (or be within 6 months of entry) and hold an FRCA or equivalent higher qualification, if from out-with the UK
  • Extensive training in Anaesthesia

***Contact me today for a detailed Job Description  - This vacancy is a must for those experienced in the surgery specialities within Anaesthesia.

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

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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