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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2020.

Locum Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Paediatric

Job Reference: 200-SUCMD-2490655-IMW

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, Tooting
£79,860 - £107,668 pa



Applications are invited for a locum consultant anaesthetists with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia. The position attracts a total of 10 PAs, has a mix of paediatric and general adult sessions and the post-holder will be on the on-call rota for paediatric and neonatal anaesthesia.

St George’s Hospital is a university teaching hospital providing specialist children’s services with over 5000 paediatric general anaesthesia episodes per annum. Children’s surgical specialties available at St George’s include neonatal and general surgery, urology, orthopaedics, plastics, maxillo-facial, ENT, ophthalmology and neurosurgery. There are also a number of medical patients requiring anaesthesia for diagnostic and interventional radiology, endoscopy and oncological related procedures. The Paediatric Intensive Care and Neonatal Intensive Care units have both been recently expanded. As the South-West London adult Major trauma centre St George’s has also seen an increase in the numbers of paediatric trauma cases presenting to the emergency department.

The successful applicant would join a group of 13 paediatric anaesthetists providing on-call cover on a 1 in 12 basis. There are both fixed and flexible sessions within the job-plan and with proposed changes to our provision of emergency care for children, we would expect the successful candidate to be flexible regarding cross-cover within the department.

Applicants should have the FRCA or an equivalent qualification and have suitable experience in paediatric and neonatal anaesthesia. They should be on the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of their expected CCT date at the time of application. Applicants unable to work full time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr E Williams (Care Group Lead of Anaesthesia) or Dr J Norman (Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia) via the Department of Anaesthesia on 020 8725 3316. Visitors are welcome.


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Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

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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.

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