Applications are invited for a Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care commencing 1st August 2020 or as soon as possible. This post is permanent
ABOUT THE TEAM
This post will allow the post holder to gain experience in the wide variety of anaesthetic subspecialties in UHS. There will be opportunity for teaching lists accompanied by Consultants as well as a proportion of solo lists with distant Consultant supervision.
The post holder will be expected to work as part of the on call rotas in Anaesthesia, ideally to include obstetric on call. This post is subject to Terms and Conditions of Service determined by the UHS NHS FT Board.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
This is a full time post to support ongoing workload including senior and middle grade trainee rotas and where possible the obstetric rota.
The aim will be to provide educational opportunities to allow career progression as requested by the candidate. We have CESR trainees in the department, and we would be keen to support the development of the candidate, by mutual agreement with the Care Group Lead.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
At least 2 years of Anaesthetic experience (excluding ICU) within the NHS. Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
Interviews will be held on TBC.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Dr Lucy White