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Pre Hospital Emergency Medicine Registrar (ST4+)

Job Reference: 379-MHRBLUE07

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
£31,217 - £49,086

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as ‘Outstanding for Caring’ by the CQC – fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

PRE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE REGISTRAR KENT SURREY AND SUSSEX AIR AMBULANCE TRUST (KSSAAT) HELICOPTER EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (HEMS) Applications are invited for positions with KSSAAT. Posts are available for 12 months and appointment to one of these posts is the equivalent grade of a Specialist Registrar but does not confer a National Training Number (NTN).


Doctors from the core specialties of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine are invited to apply.


Applicants must be ST4+ or equivalent and have a higher postgraduate diploma.


International candidates with equivalent experience will also be considered.


Candidates may apply from recognised specialist training programmes as a secondment or a stand-alone post. Successful candidates from existing training programmes must have permission from their local training programme director for the duration of the secondment.


The appointed clinicians will work primarily as part of the duty flight crews on the two aircraft covering Kent Surrey and Sussex. They will have the opportunity to gain experience and expertise in 24 hour a day rural and urban prehospital care. Research and administrative duties will also form a key part of the role.


All clinical activity is directed by robust standard operating procedures.


An initial training period will be undertaken working with experienced crew in order to prepare for a sign off assessment with one of the clinical governance leads which must be passed prior to independent practice.


Initial appointment is subject to success during a selection day, standard checks and an operational flight suitability assessment. The interview date will be confirmed to shortlisted candidates.


This post has a significant physical element; therefore candidates are expected to have suitable physical fitness levels which will be assessed on the selection day.


All appointments are subject to satisfactory assessments and progress in meeting educational objectives.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact:


Magnus Nelson HEMS (


Consultant AAKSS


Consultant in Emergency Medicine Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust



General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

We may also use our substantive adverts to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH specification for that role you may be offered a bank post. Please note our Bank hourly rates are outlined on a separate payscale.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email:

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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