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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

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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



Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.

It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.

The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:

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If you need more information, or help with the application process, please see the HR Mission Statement (to the right) or contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 or 01444 448616.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat colleagues, patients and clients with respect and to ensure that work environments remain secure, inclusive and mutually supportive.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however 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 UK Border Agency website.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals ensures equity of access and the delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences and needs

Please note we are a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Premises, grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

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

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