Consultant Anaesthetist

Southport, Merseyside
£76,761-£103,490 per annum
11 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applicants are invited for 1 substantive post within the Anaesthetic Department at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust.

This is a full time post based at both Southport and Ormskirk hospitals. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for emergency surgery, maternity, paediatric emergencies for stabilization and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 9 basis

The department covers a wide range of surgical specialties including General, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Day Case ENT Surgery, Dental Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Intensive Care. There is a Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southport Hospital site and an acute and chronic pain service exists on both sites

You should be willing to integrate into an established and supportive Anaesthetic department and to meet the challenges involved.

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team. The Department of Anaesthesia consists of 19 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 core trainees including ACCS trainee providing an Anaesthetic service to the Trust which is based on two main sites at Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The trainee feedback both locally and via the GMC survey over the last 2 years had shown we provide excellent training for junior trainees.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development.

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

Arrangements to visit the hospital and informal enquiries may be made directly to Dr S Kehinde Clinical Director or Dr J Kirby Associate Medical Director contactable via their secretary on 01704 704201.

To apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 7 October 2018.

Shortlisting date: W/C 8 October 2018

Interview date: 21 November 2018.

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