Consultant Anaesthetist

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 23 August 2024

Job summary

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Anaesthetics at the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a special interest to complement the other members of the department and will participate in the provision of services to the population of North Cumbria. This is an opportunity to join an organisation in which Clinicians are at the forefront of management.

This post carries a 10% of salary recruitment premia incentive for a period of up to 4 years

Main duties of the job

For daytime work the successful applicant will be encouraged to work across a range of anaesthetic areas and develop areas of interest. There will be the expectation of working at both hospital sites to encourage greater experience.

The successful candidate will be experienced and highly motivated. They will be expected to participate fully within departmental activities, including teaching and audit. The job plan will remain flexible to allow for skills in all anaesthetic specialities to be maintained.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.

  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

262-A-23-5277670-C

Job locations

West Cumberland Hospital

Whitehaven

CA28 8JG


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see ourpolicyfor eligible vacancies?

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see ourpolicyfor eligible vacancies?

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Valid Registration with the General Medical Council.
  • Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists or equivalent
  • Completed Higher Specialist Training in Anaesthetics or evidence of equivalent competency (approved by PMETB/GMC).
  • On the Specialist Register for the above, or be within 6 months of being admitted to the Register at the time of interview.
  • Evidence of day time and/or on call experience in ICU and maternity during the last 2 years, either at ST6-7 or consultant level.

Desirable

  • Other relevant medical and non-medical training/degree.
  • Other relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Instructor status in either ATLS/APLS/ALS
  • Evidence of recent and on-going CPD in intensive care

Skills/Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues, managers and other staff
  • Knowledge of Audit process & Clinical Governance
  • Ability to organise workload efficiently
  • A special interest to complement that of the existing post-holders
  • A commitment to, and experience of teaching

Desirable

  • Qualifications in teaching/instructing.
  • Experience of development of teaching resources.

Experience

Essential

  • High level of clinical experience and competence in a wide variety of fields of anaesthesia

Desirable

  • Experience and understanding of District General Hospital practice

Research and Teaching Experience

Essential

  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • Commitment to continuing medical education, appraisal and clinical governance.

Desirable

  • Publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience of teaching to undergraduates and postgraduates.

Personality and Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work.

Desirable

  • Willingness to undertake additional professional responsibilities at local, regional and national levels

Personal Circumstances

Essential

  • Able to participate in on- call and emergency cover.
  • Ability to travel to fulfil the requirements of the post
  • Able to be based within 30 minutes of the base hospital
Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Valid Registration with the General Medical Council.
  • Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists or equivalent
  • Completed Higher Specialist Training in Anaesthetics or evidence of equivalent competency (approved by PMETB/GMC).
  • On the Specialist Register for the above, or be within 6 months of being admitted to the Register at the time of interview.
  • Evidence of day time and/or on call experience in ICU and maternity during the last 2 years, either at ST6-7 or consultant level.

Desirable

  • Other relevant medical and non-medical training/degree.
  • Other relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Instructor status in either ATLS/APLS/ALS
  • Evidence of recent and on-going CPD in intensive care

Skills/Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues, managers and other staff
  • Knowledge of Audit process & Clinical Governance
  • Ability to organise workload efficiently
  • A special interest to complement that of the existing post-holders
  • A commitment to, and experience of teaching

Desirable

  • Qualifications in teaching/instructing.
  • Experience of development of teaching resources.

Experience

Essential

  • High level of clinical experience and competence in a wide variety of fields of anaesthesia

Desirable

  • Experience and understanding of District General Hospital practice

Research and Teaching Experience

Essential

  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • Commitment to continuing medical education, appraisal and clinical governance.

Desirable

  • Publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience of teaching to undergraduates and postgraduates.

Personality and Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work.

Desirable

  • Willingness to undertake additional professional responsibilities at local, regional and national levels

Personal Circumstances

Essential

  • Able to participate in on- call and emergency cover.
  • Ability to travel to fulfil the requirements of the post
  • Able to be based within 30 minutes of the base hospital

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

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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

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Cumberland Hospital

Whitehaven

CA28 8JG


Employer's website

https://www.ncic.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Cumberland Hospital

Whitehaven

CA28 8JG


Employer's website

https://www.ncic.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director for Intensive Care

Dr Tom Sams

thomas.sams@ncic.nhs.uk

07834975612

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

262-A-23-5277670-C

Job locations

West Cumberland Hospital

Whitehaven

CA28 8JG


Supporting documents

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