Locum Paediatric Consultant, Aberdeen Scotland

Type: Temporary

Date Posted: 45007

Closing Date: 45037

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB15 6LS

Salary: £90 to £105 per hour

Locum Paediatric Consultant, Aberdeen Scotland

Client Name: NHS Grampian
Role: Paediatric Consultant
Rates: £90 to £105 per hour
Shifts: Example rota for March/April
Sat 25/03/23 – Sun 26/03/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)
Mon 27/03/23 – Fri 31/03/23 09:00-17:00 (5 shifts – Std hourly)
Sat 01/04/23 – Sun 02/04/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)
Mon 03/04/23 – Fri 07/04/23 09:00-17:00 (5 shifts – Std hourly)
Sat 08/04/23 – Sun 09/04/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)
Mon 10/04/23 – Fri 14/04/23 09:00-17:00 (5 shifts – Std hourly)
Sat 15/04/23 – Sun 16/04/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)
Mon 17/04/23 – Fri 21/04/23 09:00-17:00 (5 shifts – Std hourly)
Sat 22/04/23 – Sun 23/04/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)
Mon 24/04/23 – Fri 28/04/23 09:00-17:00 (5 shifts – Std hourly)
Sat 29/04/23 – Sun 30/04/23 08:00-21:00 (2 shifts – Std hourly)

Location: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Over 5,000 new job requests received every week. Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
Competitive pay rates
Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
A dedicated point of contact
Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
Lucrative referral scheme
Revalidation support
24/7/365 service – we are available when you need us
Access to The Support Hub – our support service to help support your mental health and well being and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

As a consultant in Paediatrics, your skills, knowledge, and experience are critical to the provision of young patient care services across the four main areas of paediatrics including general paediatrics, neonatology, community paediatrics and paediatric cardiology.
Working flexible shifts at NHS Grampian, you will join the paediatric workforce, providing specialist expertise in diagnosing and treating the medical conditions affecting infants, children and young people while also being a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior doctors and trainees.
The NHS Grampian takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously. As a result, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical equipment in the country and unparalleled opportunities for specialism, research, and academia throughout your consultancy.

As a Paediatric Consultant, your role is critical to the development, improvement, and expansion of the paediatric provision within NHS Grampian. Here you will be working alongside a cohesive team of dynamic, motivated, and progressive Consultants, all with their own specialities and interests, to ensure paediatric care is of the highest possible standard throughout the trust.

General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as Paediatric Consultant, you will have:

Quick thinking abilities
Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
Excellent attention to detail
A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
Excellent timekeeping
A pro-active approach to research and academia
Empathy and understanding
A flexible attitude
A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities
As a Paediatric Consultant with NHS Grampian you will:

Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
Coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment.
Provide constant monitoring and care for patients.
Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
Recognise, review, and report a patient’s condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
Conduct research to help develop and test surgical techniques and equipment that can improve operating procedures and outcomes
Help teach and train other junior doctors and medical students and other members of the multidisciplinary team.


MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or equivalent.
6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

So, if you are dedicated to achieving the very best outcomes by combining skill and expertise with your ability to teach, coach and mentor junior medical staff, we want to hear from you. Apply today.