Consultant Anaesthetists

Northfield, Birmingham
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
12 Feb 2018
23 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant General Anaesthetist posts with requested possible interests in one or a combination of regional Anaesthesia (includingupper limb) perioperativemedicine including pre-assessmentclinicspinal surgery(both degenerativeanddeformity)musculoskeletal oncologysurgery

(3 posts)

We are seeking to recruit three substantive Consultant Anaesthetists to our current department of 20 whole time equivalents. These posts have arisen due to expansion.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is located in Birmingham and is an independent foundation trust providing high quality and multidisciplinary care for patients undergoing orthopaedic, spinal (including complex spine) and oncological surgery. The Trust is a tertiary referral center for both these specialties and revision arthroplasty surgery.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and highly motivated anaesthetists to join our friendly and supportive department. Currently we have 20 consultants, 6 SAS doctors, 4 Physicians Assistants in Anaesthesia & 2 rotating registrars from the Birmingham school of Anaesthesia.

This advertisement is for whole time consultant roles (10.5 PAs). On-call commitment equates to 1:8 which involves covering theatres and critical care services. (level 2 only) and attracts a 0.5PA addition to the weekly clinical job plan. The advertised 10.5 PA already includes this allocation. These job plans will include 2.5 SPA with an anticipation that the successful applicants will contribute significantly to the current commitment of successfully completing ACSA within the coming two years (Accreditation of Clinical Services in Anaesthesia via the RCoA).

Closing date for applications: 23rd April 2018. Interview date: 21st May 2018.

Visiting Arrangements

Interested applicants are invited to visit the hospital by arrangement with:

Dr Simran Minhas, Clinical Service Lead for Anaesthesia, email: Tel 0121 685 4000 ext 55392 (Anaesthetic secretary: Mrs Joanne McCaffery)

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date that they have not been shortlisted for interview. 

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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.

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