University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
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We are seeking to recruit 2 Consultants in Anaesthetics.
We are a busy anaesthetic department with a commitment to train both local and international trainees and have an active educational programme. The successful candidate will hold the FRCA or equivalent and have evidence of extensive experience within anaesthesia. We particularly welcome applications from motivated individuals keen to invest in the development of our services and who will contribute to a positive departmental culture.
Successful applicants will undertake anaesthetic sessions across a broad range of surgical specialties, including Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Maxillo-facial, Urology and Gynaecology.
The Anaesthetic departments at University Hospitals across all sites, are extremely forward thinking and have established themselves within the research arena, with multiple presentations at National and International meetings.
St Richards Hospital is currently the largest NHS bariatric surgery provider in the south of England, we welcome applications from candidates with a bariatric interest.
The hospital is located between the sea and the South Downs National Park, giving ample opportunity to pursue a variety of different interests.
Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will part take in a general anaesthetic's rota, comprising anaesthetic duties for a wide range of surgical interventions, both planned and emergency (specialties detailed above).
A subspecialty interest in Bariatrics is strongly encouraged.
There is a requirement to participate in the weekend trauma rota ( 2 per year )
The post holder accepts that they will also perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the appropriate consultant, in consultation, where practicable, with their colleagues, both senior and junior. While it has been agreed between the professions that they will perform such duties, the Secretary of State stresses that additional commitments arising under this sub-section are exceptions and you should not be required to undertake work of this kind for prolonged periods or on a regular basis.
At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.
Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.
Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.
For further information about this post please refer to the attached job description and person specification.
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