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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2020.

Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: 358-2449975-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£39,060.00 - £72,840.00 P

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is currently seeking to appoint a Specialty Doctor in the Department of Anaesthesia. The post will be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital.

The successful candidate must possess full GDC registration.

We are one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England with a workforce of approximately 14,500 employees including clinicians, non-clinical support workers, clinical and non-clinical leaders and staff with research and academic portfolios – all dedicated to ‘Delivering Caring at its best’ for the population of Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond.

University Hospitals of Leicester is a large tertiary care centre with a number of surgical specialities, which provide many training opportunities in regional anaesthesia.

Leicester General hospital has 7 operating theatres dedicated to elective Orthopaedic surgeries.. Working in Leicester Royal infirmary will offer experience dealing with regional anaesthesia for trauma, plastics, vascular and ophthalmology.

Focus on the perioperative management of patients receiving neuraxial and or peripheral nerve blockade for anaesthesia and or acute analgesia. Setting might include - intra operative .

The post holder will have a service commitment at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital. The timetable will be agreed with the post holder to reflect the demands of the service. The post holder would be expected to work flexibly. Duties of the post may include teaching of junior staff, nurses or students. The post holder will be encouraged to develop a special interest.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Vipul Kaushik - Email:

Dr Dorothea Morfey - Email :

Dr Pascal Body - Email:

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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