Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Locum Consultant in Emergency MedicineQueens & King George HospitalsBarking, Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust
We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated consultants to our Emergency Medicine team. These appointments will join as part of a significant expansion in our consultant, medical and nursing workforce, an investment which is integral to our Urgent and Emergency Care Improvement Program.
We would particularly encourage applications from Consultants with an interest in quality improvement, medical education, POCUS or resuscitation.
We would welcome enquiries from consultants with an interest in cross specialty roles for example Emergency Medicine with Intensive Care or Acute Medicine.
The Emergency Medicine Consultant Team Provides 24/7 care. The post is re-numerated in line with the 2003 consultant contract with a locally agreed uplift for night working. The trust offers a generous Recruitment and Retention Supplement details of which can be gained on enquiry.
Applicants should be on the GMC specialist register for Emergency Medicine or overseas equivalent or be within 6 months of being eligible for registration.
Our Emergency Departments
Queens Hospital in Romford is a modern DGH also providing regional specialist services in Neurosurgery and Stroke.King George Hospital in Ilford provides DGH services to our local population in a recently refurbished modern emergency department environment.
Main duties of the job
In combination our Emergency Department care for in excess of 180,000 type one patients per year through well-appointed Resuscitation rooms, Majors Areas, Emergency Decision Unit/SDECs and dedicated Children's Emergency Departments on both sites. Both departments are supported by on-site Urgent Treatment Centres allowing the Emergency Departments to focus on patients presenting with emergency needs.
Our Improvement Program
Investing in Facilities
BHRUT has invested £10,000,000 in upgrading facilities at our two Emergency Departments, providing improved staff facilities and patient care areas. We are developing a five year plan with further investment to deliver emergency care in world class facilities within an "Urgent and Emergency Care Village."
Investing in Systems
Our trust is working with our ambulance services, urgent care providers, neighbouring trusts, and our commissioners to develop systems to ensure the right patient is seen in the right place at the right time, leaving the Emergency Department free to deal with Emergencies.
"The current environment, with our drive for improvement and the investment being made by the trust, makes this the perfect opportunity for new staff to make a significant impact on the care that we deliver."
James AveryImprovement Director (Nursing) for Emergency CareBarking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Investing in Training and Development
Our new posts are designed with head room to provide and deliver high quality training and development. Whether it be consultant shifts dedicated to the shop floor clinical educator role, the budget to support Masters and Diplomas for our middle grades, or simply ensuring all rotas have dedicated education and development time, our programmes are committed to ensuring our team get the training and development they need.
BHRUT is working in collaboration with Barts Health to provide healthcare across North East London. The collaborative will be the largest deliverer of emergency care in the country and the largest employer of emergency care staff, nursing and medical, nationally.
A major goal of our collaboration is to develop an Academy of Emergency Care Training. The vision for the Academy is that it will deliver world class training for our own staff as well as providing courses for emergency health care professionals nationally and worldwide.
Investing in People
BHRUT is investing in the Emergency Care workforce with a significant expansion of the medical and nursing team. The aim is to provide a well-supported consultant team with the time and resources to deliver high quality, safe emergency care for our patients and training, development, and supervision for our team. All in all BHRUT is planning to invest an additional £5,000,000 in the Emergency Care Medical and nursing teams including this post.
The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.
Please feel free to contact us for further information, to discuss the posts or visit our sites.
On behalf of the clinical team please email enquiries to
Amanda Wickens - Specialty Manager l Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Erica Lennon Specialty Manager
We look forward to hearing from you.
Dr Ignatius Postma Clinical Lead, Emergency Medicine, Queens HospitalDr Philip Halliday Clinical Lead, Emergency Medicine, King George HospitalDr Aber Eaqub Clinical Lead, Childrens Emergency MedicineDr Karim Ahmad - Divisional Director, Emergency Care
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).