Locum Consultant Rehab Medicine – NHS Scotland Recruitment – Lothian

NHS Lothian Locum Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation – Astley Ainslie Hospital A temporary vacancy for 6 months in first instance immediately available has arisen in this post within our neuro rehabilitation service. In the context that this is a shorter term they can see there is the potential for the role of this post to involve to providing support for other specialties in particular cardiac rehabilitation. In this post the successful applicant would be working alongside two other consultants in a post-acute 46 bedded inpatient neurorehabilitation service managing the needs of patients with brain injury stroke progressive neurological disorders and neurological cancers in addition to other neurological conditions. The post also includes outpatient and acute hospital inreach roles. The role may also involve providing support to community neurorehabilitation services. In the context that this is a short term vacancy there is the potential for the role of this post to evolve to providing support for other specialties in particular cardiac rehabilitation. The successful applicant will also be part of a team of six consultants who provide medical rehabilitation services and work closely alongside our colleagues in neuropsychiatry who provide a challenging behaviour service for patients with brain injury in the Robert Ferguson unit. This post offers opportunity and challenge to a candidate keen to join a consultant group enthusiastic about the potential that rehabilitation medicine has to maximise independence for patients with complex impairments while also being an efficiency driver enabling best use of NHS resources. For more information contact Dr Alasdair FitzGerald Clinical Lead on 0131 537 9039 or email alasdair.fitzgerald@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk. For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for this post please click on the link below or email medical.personnel@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk. Please quote reference CG1431 Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk. Closing Date: 17.07.2018 Interview Date: 27.08.2018

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