Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£76,761 - £103,490
19 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SATH) is offering an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic forward thinking individuals to join the proactive team of Consultants who are redefining the delivery of Emergency Medicine in Shropshire.

We are looking for enthusiastic Emergency Medicine Consultants to work at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust. The Trust is undergoing a period of reconfiguration and this is an exciting time to join. There is also an opportunity for you to develop the Trauma service in SATH and be the Trauma lead for the trust.

Shropshire provides a superb environment for families with excellent state and private schools, affordable housing and a large variety of leisure activities.

The Emergency Department at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (PRH) last year saw approximately 110,000 patients across both sites. The ED at RSH has been designated as a Major Trauma Unit.

The Trust provides services for a diverse rural and urban population of over 500,000 in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.

SaTH is affiliated with Keele University and delivers high quality teaching to Medical Students within the Emergency Department and the on-site simulation suite. Both Emergency Departments are involved in training Foundation Doctors, GPVTS and Emergency Medicine Trainees.

The Trust is proud to have been selected through a highly competitive national process to partner with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, widely regarded as one of the safest Hospitals in the World. This partnership will see Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working together with colleagues from Virginia Mason and across the Country to transform Healthcare at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and share our learning across the Country.

Your time will be split between the running the shop floor, the follow-up clinics and the opportunity to develop your own interests and projects within the departments within the needs of the Trust.

The posts will attract 12 Programmed Activities per week. You will work in both Departments and out-of-hours cover will be shared with the other Emergency Medicine Consultants.

You will be on-call 1:7 weekends at RSH and will be actively involved in the Trauma service and On-Call one day each week. 

You must possess Full Registration with the General Medical Council and it is essential that you are on the Specialist Register in Emergency Medicine, or be eligible for CCT within 6 months of the interview, and have appropriate training and experience in Emergency Medicine.

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If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

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Where a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, applicants are required to cover the cost of the check (Enhanced - £50.00 / Standard - £30.00).

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised. 

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.

We value our diverse workforce and consider all applicants on the grounds of their ability and skills to do the job. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position. 

Unfortunately we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted - if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date for this position please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful. 

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.