Consultant Anaesthetist

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 25 February 2024

Job summary

The post holder will be based at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. These roles are advertised as a full time posts.The 10PAs will include 1.5 PAs for supporting activities and administration, the balance of direct clinical care time to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the department. These posts are to cover the expanding workload. The successful candidate will have experience of plastic, maxillofacial surgery and ophathalmic surgery, and will have an interest in peri-operative medicine and/or critical care management of major burns and head and neck surgery. Current growth areas at QVH include Head and Neck surgery, including ENT cancer treatment, limb trauma; assessment and optimisation of patients referred through clinical network pathways will benefit from new approaches to clinical and patient data management. Candidates will be expected to actively contribute to the management, teaching, audit, IT and research activities of the department. We would especially favour applicants with an interest in taking a lead in medical equipment, medicines management and in the clinical aspects of informatics - these areas would attract additional SPA.

A locum post would be considered.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 19 March 2024.

Main duties of the job

As a Consultant at the Trust, it is expected that you will share responsibility for the development and delivery ofyour clinical service. You will work with colleagues to ensure that your service meets all relevant professional, national, and local service standards and targets. You will contribute to the delivery of an annual service plan that includes patient activity and revenue during the year as part of the hospital's overall business plan. You will be expected to take part in audit and publish measures of your outcomes appropriate to specialty.

As a senior figure and role model in the organisation, you will demonstrate the behaviours and values that are expected of all staff:in particular taking pride in the services we offer, showing humanity and consideration for patients and colleagues, and seeking continuous improvement through research, development, and innovation.You will actively engage with the General Medical Council revalidation process.

The job plan provides scheduling details of the clinical activity and clinically related activity components of the job plan that occur at regular times in the week. Note that in line with Government and NHS objectives, QVH is working towards the provision of seven day services. This will affect the working lives of most Consultant staff and it expects that Consultants will approach this in a collaborative fashion for the benefit of patients.

About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

We specialise in conditions of the eyes (corneoplastics), hands, head and neck cancer and skin cancer, reconstructive breast surgery, maxillofacial surgery and prosthetics, providing regional and national services in these areas of clinical expertise.Our world-leading clinical teams also treat more common conditions of the eyes, hands, skin, and teeth for the people of East Grinstead and the surrounding areas. In addition, QVH provides a minor injuries unit, expert therapies, a sleep service, and a growing portfolio of community-based services.Patients consistently rate QVH amongst the top hospitals in the country for quality of care.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Date posted

02 February 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

276-6004565-JT

Job locations

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

The job plan provides scheduling details of the clinical activity and clinically related activity components of the job plan that occur at regular times in the week. Note that in line with Government and NHS objectives, QVH is working towards the provision of seven day services. This will affect the working lives of most Consultant staff and it expects that Consultants will approach this in a collaborative fashion for the benefit of patients

To Include:

SPA/departmental/hospital meetings/M&M

Theatres; Trauma/Hand Trauma; Max Fax/Lower limb /Plastics

Pre Assessment

On Call

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job plan provides scheduling details of the clinical activity and clinically related activity components of the job plan that occur at regular times in the week. Note that in line with Government and NHS objectives, QVH is working towards the provision of seven day services. This will affect the working lives of most Consultant staff and it expects that Consultants will approach this in a collaborative fashion for the benefit of patients

To Include:

SPA/departmental/hospital meetings/M&M

Theatres; Trauma/Hand Trauma; Max Fax/Lower limb /Plastics

Pre Assessment

On Call

Person Specification

Qualifications & Eligibility

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree at time of application
  • Successful completion of FRCA or equivalent at time of application
  • Entry on the UK Specialist Register Via: oCCT, or proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date oCESR, or proposed CESR date must be within six months of interview date oEuropean Community Rights
  • Eligibility to work in the UK. Eligible for full registration with the General Medical Council at the time of appointment and with a current license to practice
  • Eligibility: Evidence of achievement in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice and supported by worked-based assessments of clinical performance and multisource feedback, or equivalent
  • Experience; Broad range of experience in anaesthetics with a sub-specialist interest that would complement the existing service
  • Experience; Paediatric fellowship/higher training desirable for all posts. Essential for one post
  • Experience; Regional fellowship/higher training desirable for all posts. Essential for one.
  • Experience in PreAssessment would be desirable
  • Clinical Governance & Audit; Demonstrate awareness of good decision making; awareness of own limitations with a track record of engaging in clinical governance and learning from errors.Evidence of active participation in audit: candidates must demonstrate data from at least one personal audit over the last two years
Person Specification

Qualifications & Eligibility

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree at time of application
  • Successful completion of FRCA or equivalent at time of application
  • Entry on the UK Specialist Register Via: oCCT, or proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date oCESR, or proposed CESR date must be within six months of interview date oEuropean Community Rights
  • Eligibility to work in the UK. Eligible for full registration with the General Medical Council at the time of appointment and with a current license to practice
  • Eligibility: Evidence of achievement in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice and supported by worked-based assessments of clinical performance and multisource feedback, or equivalent
  • Experience; Broad range of experience in anaesthetics with a sub-specialist interest that would complement the existing service
  • Experience; Paediatric fellowship/higher training desirable for all posts. Essential for one post
  • Experience; Regional fellowship/higher training desirable for all posts. Essential for one.
  • Experience in PreAssessment would be desirable
  • Clinical Governance & Audit; Demonstrate awareness of good decision making; awareness of own limitations with a track record of engaging in clinical governance and learning from errors.Evidence of active participation in audit: candidates must demonstrate data from at least one personal audit over the last two years

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

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director

Tim Vorster

tim.vorster@nhs.net

01342414102

Date posted

02 February 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

276-6004565-JT

Job locations

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ


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