Consultant Anaesthetist – Permanent Role – Saudi Arabia

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  • Posted 2 months ago

Consultant Anaesthesia opportunity – Jeddeh – Saudi Arabia 

CPL UK are pleased to announce that we are assisting in the recruitment for this position on behalf of the prestigious Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA) when they come to London in February 2024. This position is for their flagship hospital in Jeddah and they will be hosting in-person interviews in central London.

The interviews

They will be conducting the interviews on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2024 from 10am-5pm. These interviews will be face-to-face with a delegation of representatives from MNGHA including directors, senior management, doctors, and HR personnel.

The interviews will take place in Central London and the location and further details will be provided upon successful application.

Please note that if you cannot attend the interviews in person, your application will not be successful. We will not be conducting any virtual interviews on these dates.


Specialties and Qualifications required.

To be considered for this position, you must meet the minimum regulations of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties requirements which is listed below.

Please note that any applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered.


  • Minimum of 3 years Consultant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years post UK CCT or equivalent western qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years post UK Specialist registration/CESR


Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA)

MNGHA is a government funded health system which is affiliated with the Ministry of National Guard, and the Saudi Arabian National Guard. They have major facilities throughout the major regions of the Kingdom and are viewed as one of the best employers in the Middle East.

Being a government organisation, MNGHA has many similarities to working in the UK and therefore we always recommend it as the perfect place for a doctor who’s familiar with the NHS to join, especially if it’s your first time working in Saudi Arabia. They have a forty-hour working week split over five days, offering an excellent balance between work and family as well as similar responsibilities and departmental structure that you would be used to making the transition more seamless for both you, and your family.

They offer excellent benefits which includes free fully furnished housing in a western compound, free flight tickets, an educational allowance for your dependents, free healthcare for you and your dependents and more. They also offer above market rate salaries and combined with the generous benefits makes for a very favourable package.

You will be housed in the onsite accommodation with the required amenities and facilities for you and your family to enjoy, as well as being close to all the opportunities that Jeddah has to offer for your leisure time.

The Hospital

Located in the metropolitan city of Jeddah, the site originally opened in 1982 with a capacity of 751 beds, boasting 10 departments and a variety of specialised services. The facility offers primary, secondary, and tertiary care to MNGHA personnel, civilian employees, their dependents, and VIP patients within the western region.

This hospital has a large focus of disease prevention, and provides specialist care in Anaesthesia & ICU, Cardiopulmonary Services, Oral & Dental Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Medical Imaging, General Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, and different types of Surgery.

It is also home to a state-of-the-art Oncology Centre opened in 2001 with Medical Oncology and Paediatric Oncology as the focus. Subsequent developments have expanded services to include Bone Marrow Transplantation, Brachytherapy, and a variety of Outreach Programs.

The city of Jeddah

Jeddah is a modern, metropolitan port city in the Makkah region of Saudi Arabia, located along the stunning red sea coastline. With beautiful beaches, green corniches, luxurious shopping malls and restaurants, Jeddah is the commercial centre of Saudi Arabia offering numerous leisure activities and social opportunities, with ever expanding facilities such as the Jeddah Waterfront which was built in 2017. Jeddah also has numerous sporting facilities and huge swathes of land for walking, cycling and other recreational activities.

Given the continual care and investment put into not only maintaining but improving every aspect of life in Jeddah, it makes a fantastic place to live not only professionally but also personally for you and your family.


If you are interested in this opportunity, and would like to find out more, please make an application and attach an updated copy of your CV. Once you have made an application, we will review and get back to you as soon as possible.

Please contact Fiona Murphy – [email protected] – or 07584 147653

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