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Head Medical have partnered with a hospital in the beautiful Mediterranean island of Gozo in Malta, to recruit for an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.  Gozo is a magical location where you will enjoy an enviable laid-back lifestyle and glorious weather.  As it is less urbanised than the main part of Malta, it provides a true haven of tranquility where you can really enjoy the perfect work-life balance.

The area boasts stunning beaches with pristine clear water making it the ideal location for swimming and water sports.  Gozo is renowned for scuba diving thanks to its many reefs and caves and optimal conditions all year long.  It is also a great place for hiking, with coastal paths around most of the island with breathtaking views all around.  So if you enjoy the outdoors, this is the perfect location for you!  You can catch a short ferry ride to the main part of Malta where there is endless opportunities to explore a country rich in culture and history. 

The Role

You would be joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Trauma and Sports Medicine, whilst participating in its teaching and research programmes, attending regular clinical meetings and partaking in the process of quality assurance and any audit that is being instituted within the service;

You will be participating in the provision of a knee and hip replacement service (including waiting list-offloading) as well as in the provision of Orthopaedic trauma coverage. You will also be holding regular specialised Orthopaedic clinics including trauma clinics . 

This is a 1 year contract, with an option to extend this on mutual agreement

The location

Gozo is a magical location where you will enjoy an enviable laid-back lifestyle and glorious weather.  As it is less urbanised than the main part of Malta, it provides a true haven of tranquility where you can really enjoy the perfect work-life balance.

The area boasts stunning beaches with pristine clear water making it the ideal location for swimming and water sports.  Gozo is renowned for scuba diving thanks to its many reefs and caves and optimal conditions all year long.  It is also a great place for hiking, with coastal paths around most of the island with breathtaking views all around.  So if you enjoy the outdoors, this is the perfect location for you!  You can catch a short ferry ride to the main part of Malta where there is endless opportunities to explore a country rich in culture and history. 

To apply for this position you must be;

  • Be an EU national who is proficient in English
  • Hold Specialist certification in Orthopaedic Surgery from an EU member state
  • Hold a minimum of 2 years' post specialist certification experience 

What Head Medical can do for you
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location. 

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

For further information on these vacancies please contact Carol Greig on 0131 240 5273 or email carol@headmedical.com

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

carol@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5273

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