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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/09/2020.

Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics

Job Reference: 421-MS-1359K

Employer:
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
421 Level 4 Anaesthetics - Medical Staffing
Location:
Harrogate
Salary:
£40,037 to £74,661 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust cares for the population in Harrogate and the local area as well as across North Yorkshire and Leeds. We also provide children’s services in the North East in County Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Gateshead and Sunderland.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.


 

Anaesthetics Department

Specialty Doctor – permanent post – full time

An opportunity has arisen for a Specialty Doctor to join our Anaesthetics team at HDFT. The department was one of the first in the country to be awarded the Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) by the Royal College of Anaesthetists in April 2015.

The successful applicant will join an ACSA-accredited team consisting of 18 Consultants, 10 SAS Grades, and 7 trainees. The department is particularly close knit and has excellent relations with colleagues from other specialties, contributing to the high quality of care that Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is known for.

Our Specialty Doctors play an important role within the department and the Trust and are encouraged to undertake career development in teaching, medical appraisal and clinical leadership. Previous specialty doctors have been successful in Royal College Exams and in application for CESR whilst working in Harrogate. The rota is based on a 48 hour week shift pattern that rolls over an 8 week period, there is a resident on call commitment to this post.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust which is one of the highest performing NHS Trusts in the UK. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty and which is in close proximity to Leeds and York, Harrogate is an affluent town offering a very high standard of residential accommodation. There is a wide range of local schools which have an excellent national reputation in both the state and private sectors. There are numerous sporting, recreational and cultural activities available in the town or the surrounding area to suit most interests.

The Trust received a QCQ “Outstanding” rating in 2019 for critical care and surgical services. HDFT is the principal provider of hospital services to the population of Harrogate and Ripon and the surrounding rural district.

Applicants must hold M.B.,B.S , MBCHB or equivalent medical qualification and be eligible for full registration with the GMC. For further information or to arrange an informal visit contact Dr Sarah Sherliker, Clinical Lead on 01423 885959 or Mrs Tracey Johnson, secretary on ext 01423 553559.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Medical Staffing on (01423) 554435.




We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare need.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates, on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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