East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 25 February 2024
The successful applicant will join our busy but friendly department at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford with the opportunity to subspecialise in anaesthesia for a variety of surgical specialties dependant on individual interests and training. Specialties include maxillofacial surgery for the head and neck cancer service, ENT, Obstetrics, Regional, Trauma, orthopaedics and colorectal surgery amongst others. In addition to the clinical responsibilities of the post the department is looking for a candidate who will bring other skills and knowledge. This might include patient safety, quality improvement, teaching, management or research.
Main duties of the job
This is a 10PA post which includes 2 SPAs. Any candidate who wishes to work less than full time will be considered and supported, taking into account service needs. Additional sessions may be available on request.
The Trust has five hospitals providing a wide range of high-quality services and opportunities for innovation. The anaesthetic department operates at three of these, The William Harvey Hospital in Ashford and The Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate have full range of district general hospital services, as well as regional specialities.Kent & Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury is a specialist services hub which provides adult medical care, inpatient renal, urology and vascular services and robotic surgery.
In addition, a new hospital in Dover, the Buckland, and Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, provide a variety of outpatient, diagnostic and minor injury services, alongside a range of services throughout the local area.
A formal job plan will be agreed within three months of appointment and can be honed to reflect the individual's clinical expertise and needs of the service. The job plan will then be reviewed annually.
The trust has a clear clinically-led strategy to transform secondary care in East Kent and deliver outstanding standards across all specialties which build services around the characteristics of our patients and a commitment to refreshing our estate and facilities. We support clinicians who see opportunities to make high quality care available locally for our population, and we have a strong research ethic as a high recruiter to research studies.
Skills and experience
Qualifications & Training
Certificate of Sponsorship
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