Consultant Anaesthetist Generalist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2024

Job summary

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust are seeking a Consultant Anaesthetist to join our expanding anaesthetic department. The post has an on-call responsibility for general anaesthetic and labour ward duties.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is a split site NHS Trust which provides anaesthetic services at High Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals. The successful applicants will be expected to work at both sites.

The Anaesthetic Department provides anaesthesia services to support General Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ENT and Maxillo-Facial, Ophthalmics, Trauma and Orthopaedics (including spinal orthopaedics), Burns and Plastic Surgery, anaesthesia for spinal injury patients, Breast, Urology, Paediatric, ECT and Interventional Radiology.

Relocation Support would be considered for the successful applicant, as per the Trust policy, subject to eligibility.

Planned AAC Interview Date is Friday 22 March 2024.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will be expected to work at both Stoke Mandeville and High Wycombe hospitals to deliver Consultant level anaesthesia. This could include emergency, trauma, plastics trauma, ophthalmics, obstetrics, or anaesthesia for spinal injured patients on the SMH site, or anaesthesia for elective surgery, or pre-operative assessment on the Wycombe site for the specialties previously listed.

About us

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What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

  • We'recommitted to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Date posted

09 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

434-MSCC-186-B

Job locations

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

HP21 8AL


Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • MB, BS or equivalent GMC registration qualifications
  • FRCA or full equivalence
  • CCT holder in Anaesthesia or Registration on GMC specialist Register in Anaesthetics
  • Or within six months of achieving CCT/CESR at the time of interview.

Experience

Essential

  • General training in Anaesthesia to specialist level or equivalent (at least one year NHS experience)
  • Ability to make decisions at Consultant level

Desirable

  • Extensive years' WTE
  • Post CCT experience
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Orthopaedics and/or regional anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Paeds Anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Pre-op assessment / Peri-operative Medicine
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Ophthalmology

Skills, abilities and knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of good leadership skills
  • Ability to organise a team and personal skills to undertake effectively the role of a Consultant
  • Management training and experience
  • Good personal and interpersonal skills
  • Good spoken and written English. Good Communication skills
  • Experience of teaching health care workers, doctors-in-training and undergraduates.
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Empathy, good listening skills
  • Patience, good social skills
  • Evidence of good team working, ability to cooperate, persuade and negotiate within a senior clinical management team
  • Knowledge of the organisation of the NHS
  • Published audit or research
  • Ability to cope under pressure

Desirable

  • Computing skills
  • Knowledge of the Government's agenda for modernisation of the NHS
  • Communication skills training
  • Experience of Educational Supervision
  • Training in teaching
  • Ability to change and adapt

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration and license to practice, with no conditions in place
  • Ability to travel to and between sites

Trust 'CARE' Values

Essential

  • Collaborate - Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Aspire - Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow.
  • Respect - Treats all with compassion and kindness. Ensures everyone feels valued.
  • Enable - Consults others and listens to their views and opinions. Enables others to take the initiative.
Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • MB, BS or equivalent GMC registration qualifications
  • FRCA or full equivalence
  • CCT holder in Anaesthesia or Registration on GMC specialist Register in Anaesthetics
  • Or within six months of achieving CCT/CESR at the time of interview.

Experience

Essential

  • General training in Anaesthesia to specialist level or equivalent (at least one year NHS experience)
  • Ability to make decisions at Consultant level

Desirable

  • Extensive years' WTE
  • Post CCT experience
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Orthopaedics and/or regional anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Paeds Anaesthesia
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Pre-op assessment / Peri-operative Medicine
  • Evidence of completion of advanced training in (or equivalent): Ophthalmology

Skills, abilities and knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of good leadership skills
  • Ability to organise a team and personal skills to undertake effectively the role of a Consultant
  • Management training and experience
  • Good personal and interpersonal skills
  • Good spoken and written English. Good Communication skills
  • Experience of teaching health care workers, doctors-in-training and undergraduates.
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Empathy, good listening skills
  • Patience, good social skills
  • Evidence of good team working, ability to cooperate, persuade and negotiate within a senior clinical management team
  • Knowledge of the organisation of the NHS
  • Published audit or research
  • Ability to cope under pressure

Desirable

  • Computing skills
  • Knowledge of the Government's agenda for modernisation of the NHS
  • Communication skills training
  • Experience of Educational Supervision
  • Training in teaching
  • Ability to change and adapt

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration and license to practice, with no conditions in place
  • Ability to travel to and between sites

Trust 'CARE' Values

Essential

  • Collaborate - Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Aspire - Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow.
  • Respect - Treats all with compassion and kindness. Ensures everyone feels valued.
  • Enable - Consults others and listens to their views and opinions. Enables others to take the initiative.

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

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).

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

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

HP21 8AL


Employer's website

https://careers.buckshealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

HP21 8AL


Employer's website

https://careers.buckshealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Anaesthetist

Pradeep Shanmuga

prad.shanmuga@nhs.net

01494426525

Date posted

09 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

434-MSCC-186-B

Job locations

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

HP21 8AL


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