Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
The closing date is 07 March 2024
We are seeking to recruit 5 Consultant Anaesthetists to join our department at Charing Cross Hospital.
2 of the roles will be cross-site working at both Charing Cross Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital.
3 posts will be based solely at Charing Cross Hospital.
Charing Cross Hospital includes a busy Neurosurgical unit, Interventional Radiology service, specialist Head and Neck surgery, as well as a regional cancer service for major Urology, Breast cancer and colorectal cancer cases. There is also the Riverside Day Surgery unit, major elective orthopaedic surgery and a regional Plastic Surgery/Reconstructive Surgery service. The on call rota currenlty set at 1:15
St Mary's Hospital is the site where the majority of acute care happens within the Trust, as well as orthopaedics, trauma, neurosurgery, bariatric and general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, paediatrics and maxillofacial surgery. It is one of the four London Major Trauma Centres, with the anaesthetics service fully involved in all stages of the trauma pathway for adults and children. It has an adult on-call rota set at 1:12; this on-call rota attracts 1 PA and a 3% on-call supplement.
Applicants should be on the Specialist Register with a CCT (or equivalent) in Anaesthesia, or within 6 months of gaining a CCT.
Main duties of the job
The jobs are paid as 10 PA per week for a whole-time contract - 8.5 DCC and 1.5 SPA.
8.5 PA per week of clinical activities including - pre-operative assessment clinics, elective and emergency theatre work, peri-operative medicine including acute pain management and MDT meetings and on-call activity (0.5 PA).
1.5 PA per week of Supporting Professional Activities - including audit, clinical governance, teaching, research, educational supervision of junior staff and CPD.
For the cross-site posts (of which there are 2) the on-call rota will be set at 1:12; this on-call rota attracts 1 PA and a 3% on-call supplement.
For the Charing Cross posts (of which there are 3) on-call will be at the Charing Cross site and is on a 1:15 rota. This is remunerated as 0.5PA with an on call supplement of 3%.
At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.
The statutory requirement to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment from April 2022 is subject to legislative review. At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. The successful applicant may have contact with patients and service users and as part of our pre-employment checks and risk assessments, we will ask all candidates to confirm whether or not they have been fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption.
As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually. We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview.
The 2 post holders for the cross-site roles will work a 10 PA contract based at Charing Cross Hospital and St.Marys Hospital, joining an on-call rota set at 1:12.
We are looking for outstanding anaesthetists with subspecialty interests in neuroanaesthesia and/or major robotic surgery, together with significant experience in our other sub-specialties including urology, regional anaesthesia, orthopaedics, perioperative medicine, head and neck, trauma, neurosurgery, bariatric and general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, paediatrics and maxillofacial surgery.
The 3 post holders for the Charing Cross posts will work a 10 PA contract based at Charing Cross Hospital, joining an on-call rota set at 1:12.
For these posts we are looking for outstanding anaesthetists with subspecialty interests in neuroanaesthesia and/or major robotic surgery, together with significant experience in our other sub-specialties including urology, regional anaesthesia, orthopaedics, perioperative medicine, head and neck.
The successful applicants will become part of our busy department. The workload demands a flexible and responsive service to both emergency and elective work within the operating theatre environment, emergency department and in remote sites including MRI, CT and interventional radiology.
In addition to a broad range of both elective and emergency clinical work, the post-holder will have ample opportunity to be involved in research, teaching and training, governance and leadership opportunities, as well as QI projects.
For a full job description and person specification please see the supporting documents.
Knowledge & Skills
Leadership/ Management Skills
Teaching & Training
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).