Substantive Consultant in Anaesthetics

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
22 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Anaesthetics. This is a permanent appointment as a replacement for a retirement in the department, based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and an on-call commitment. 

This is an excellent opportunity within the Anaesthetics department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The post is suitable for those with an interest in General Anaesthesia service provision requirements. 

The post holder will be expected to be flexible in their approach to working patterns, undertaking theatre work on any site when required. Any changes will be discussed before implementation and the PA allocation reviewed if they have a significant impact on the time commitment required. Enthusiasm and a strong commitment to the training and education of trainees and other staff members are also expected. 

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks. 

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed. 

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Venkata Prasad, Clinical Director for Anaesthetics on 01438 284086. 

It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer. 

For further information and to apply please go to

Closing date for applications is 7th August 2019.

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