Consultant in Anaesthetics

£76,761 to £103,490
22 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Consultant in Anaesthetics

We are looking to appoint 2 Consultant Anaesthetists. One is a replacement post the other a new post to maintain the provision of Consultant-led anaesthesia services for elective and emergency patients.

 The on-call commitment will be on a 1:10 basis (1.4 PA per week). This alternates between the Blackburn and Burnley sites. The Blackburn site is the acute site with ED and all general emergencies. The Burnley site on call is for Obstetrics and Gynaecology emergencies requiring anaesthesia.

 There will be approximately 10 PA per week. 1.5 will be SPA; 1 for general administration, attendance at audit, job planning and appraisal; 0.5 will be for development in to the Consultant role. Further SPA may be available subject to negotiation and departmental need. 1.4 DCC PA are attributable to the on call and the remaining for anaesthetic services (1.25 PA per list).

 The special interest for this position will be

Vascular anaesthesia, including preoperative assessment clinics and cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
General with Colorectal and ENT

The job plans are indicative and subject to change as the service demands. There may also be changes associated with “NHS Services, Seven Days a Week”.

The department takes trainees from the North West School of Anaesthesia. Teaching and training are high priorities within the department and all Consultants are expected to contribute to this.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full time hours. If this post is less than 37.5 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received.  Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Please note, that shortlisting is completed anonymously with candidates being assessed against the essential criteria for the post.  Therefore only persons who can clearly demonstrate how they meet our person specification criteria in their application, will be short-listed.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to improving the working lives of our staff and operates a 'Zero Tolerance' policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. In addition, our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to the recruitment of people into positions of trust. 

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods: 

By telephone 01254 732075 
or email 
or write to Employment Services, Parkview Offices, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

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