Consultant Anaesthetist

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 01 March 2024

Job summary

Consultant Anaesthetist

In Summer 2024, Solihull Hospital opens six new theatres -- these fantastic facilities will be used to shape the future of surgery for the residents of Birmingham and Solihull- it will reduce patient waiting times, provide vital care pathways to those needing surgery and to support our communities with continued excellent patient care.

We are excited to open applications for a Consultant Anaesthetists to join us at Solihull Hospital.

As one of the largest acute Trusts within the NHS- we can offer a number of subspecialties to you- including, Critical care, Vascular, Thoracic, Bariatrics, Colorectal, E.N.T, Urology, Gynaecology, Paediatric day surgery, General surgery, Obstetric, T&O and pain medicine. The On calls will be based on either Heartlands or Good Hope Hospital depending on your Field of interest.

As one of seventy consultants across the wider Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospital Group within the UHB trust, you will participate in the Divisional and Departmental quality improvement projects as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to ensure we develop our next generation and continue to provide the very best to our patients.

Main duties of the job

We are also building a health and care system fit for the future, which addresses the needs of those we serve.If you share our passion for a healthier future where UHB is a centre of excellence for patients and an employer of choice for the best clinical talent,you are invited to call;

Dr Saravanababu Gnanaseakaran, Clinical Service Lead Division CDG2 (HGS) -- contacted via

Departmental secretary Wendy Kavanagh 01214243438 or saravanababu.gnanaseakaran@uhb.nhs.uk and/or Dr Alistair Burns,Operational lead HGS, Alistair.Burns@uhb.nhs.uk where a site visit and discussion with the Clinical Service lead can be arranged.

Main Duties & Tasks

The core component of this post is to provide anaesthetic cover for a variety of surgical services, if a consultant has a special interest is in pain medicine or Critical Care then the Job plan will be equally split with the specialities.

The post holder must understand the significant ongoing changes in the Trust's services and be prepared to take an active part in the change program.

A standard full time job plan will contain 10 programmed activities which could be filled by a variety of options from currently uncovered lists and flexible cover for consultant leave.

A programmed activity will normally have a timetable value of 4 hours and a full-time consultant will normally devote 8 programmed activities to direct clinical care.The remaining programmed activities will be devoted to supporting professional activities.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Date posted

02 February 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

304-EP-ANA24

Job locations

Solihull Hospital

Lode Ln

Solihull

West Midlands

B91 2JL


Job description

Job responsibilities

The core component of this post is to provide anaesthetic cover for a variety of surgical services, if a consultant has a special interest is in Pain medicine, then they will have a split job plan between Pain and Anaesthetics.

The post holder must understand the significant ongoing changes in the Trust's services and be prepared to take an active part in the change program.

A standard full time job plan will contain 10 programmed activities which could be filled by a variety of options from currently uncovered lists and flexible cover for consultant leave. A programmed activity will normally have a timetable value of 4 hours and a full-time consultant will normally devote 8 programmed activities to direct clinical care. The remaining programmed activities will be devoted to supporting professional activities.

An example 10 PA job plan is indicated in Appendix 1, but the successful candidate will be invited to discuss these options with the Clinical Service Lead on appointment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The core component of this post is to provide anaesthetic cover for a variety of surgical services, if a consultant has a special interest is in Pain medicine, then they will have a split job plan between Pain and Anaesthetics.

The post holder must understand the significant ongoing changes in the Trust's services and be prepared to take an active part in the change program.

A standard full time job plan will contain 10 programmed activities which could be filled by a variety of options from currently uncovered lists and flexible cover for consultant leave. A programmed activity will normally have a timetable value of 4 hours and a full-time consultant will normally devote 8 programmed activities to direct clinical care. The remaining programmed activities will be devoted to supporting professional activities.

An example 10 PA job plan is indicated in Appendix 1, but the successful candidate will be invited to discuss these options with the Clinical Service Lead on appointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *GMC Registration
  • *Inclusion on Specialist Registrar or if in training eligible for inclusion on the
  • *Register within 6 months from the day of interviews.
  • *FRCA or equivalent
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *GMC Registration
  • *Inclusion on Specialist Registrar or if in training eligible for inclusion on the
  • *Register within 6 months from the day of interviews.
  • *FRCA or equivalent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Solihull Hospital

Lode Ln

Solihull

West Midlands

B91 2JL


Employer's website

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/jobs.htm (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Solihull Hospital

Lode Ln

Solihull

West Midlands

B91 2JL


Employer's website

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/jobs.htm (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

CDG2B - Clinical Service Lead

Dr Saravanababu Gnanaseakaran

saravanababu.gnanaseakaran@uhb.nhs.uk

01214243438

Date posted

02 February 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

304-EP-ANA24

Job locations

Solihull Hospital

Lode Ln

Solihull

West Midlands

B91 2JL


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