Consultant in Anaesthetics
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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Exciting opportunities are now open at East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECT) for innovative and forward-thinking clinicians to join our well-established Anaesthetic Department .
Following significant investment at Macclesfield District General Hospital, in a brand-new purpose-built ICU Unit, the successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to provide safe, effective, and personal care to the population of rural Macclesfield and work as part of the larger Anaesthetic Team at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport. Working together as part of our future collaboration for sustainable services, this investment in our workforce affords great opportunities for the right candidates.
Additional private practice opportunities also exist at the neighbouring Spire Regency, located adjacent to Macclesfield District General Hospital, with which we boast excellent relationships.
We are looking forward to talking to you about your career aspirations and encourage you to watch our recruitment videos on East Cheshire NHS Trust and Stockport NHS websites.
Main duties of the job
The vacancy is for 10 Programmed Activities, 6 Direct Clinical Care, with 2.60 associated Supporting Professional Activities and 1.40 Out of Hours. The post will involve about 6 daytime theatre sessions or sessions in ICU, which will be flexible depending upon the service requirements. The successful applicants will be expected to participate in the 'out of hours' consultant 1:10 on call rota at ECT.
The on call element is negotiable and can be discussed at interview.
Our employees are our priority and your health and well-being is important to us. Please visit our Health and Wellbeing video on our East Cheshire NHS Trust website.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce.
This role attracts a recruitment and retention premia which is an additional 30% of the basic salary, to be paid in 3 instalments as follows:
- 10% of basic salary on commencement of post
- 10% of basic salary on completion of year 1
- 10% of basic salary on completion of year 2
In addition to this, permanent Consultant posts will attract relocation expenses up to a maximum of £8,000, Please refer to the Relocation Policy attached for further information
Closing date: 12th April 2023
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.
If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
15 May 2023
Hospital medical and dental staff
Depending on experience
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpagewww.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
- Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCT
- Evidence of ability to change clinical practice and service provision
- Can evidence up to date practice in line with recent initiatives.
- Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice, have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights. Interested candidates with a proposed CCT date beyond six months are still advised to apply for the post as further appointments are envisaged in the near future.
Other Role Requirements
- Please refer to the person specification for further details regarding the role requirements
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).
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
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For questions about the job, contact:
Dr Andrew Gorman
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