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Anaesthetic Practitioner

Job Reference: 259-748675WXH-I

Barts Health NHS Trust
Whipps Cross University Hospital, London
£27986 to £34,628 per ann

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Barts NHS Trust is the largest trust in the country. Our mission is to provide excellent healthcare for our patients through excellence in research, education and training. We are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for staff who can be developed and align with the Trusst Vision and Values.

The Surgical Clincial Academic Group comprises of 55 Theatre Suites spread across 5 sites which are the Royal London Hospital, St Bartholmews Hospital , The London Chest Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital and Newham University Hospital.

The Theatre case mix is challenging and specialties include: Upper and Lower GI, General Surgery, Urology, Maxillofacial , Head and Neck, ENT, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Elective and Trauma Orthopaedics, Day Surgery and Paediatrics.

We are currently building 2 new theatres on site and there are plans to build a further 2 next year

The Theatre teams are passionate about getting it right for patients and their families and in order to achieve this we are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individuals. Once appointed we will build upon your Postgraduate Anaesthetic Course and support you in your new role.

We recognise that you will be wanting to progress your career and in order to prepare for a Senior Anaesthetic Role we will provide you with a bespoke training and education package that will broaden and “add value” to your clincial experience and facilitate you to develop “cutting edge” leadership skills.

The development programme will be delivered over an 18 month period, during which you will be allocated a senior mentor. There are opportunities to attend the Perioperative “Leading for the Future” Programme which is a practical leadership course delivered via a series of practical training days. We will also aim to support you to undertake an Advanced Life Support Course.

Successful candidates will be supported by the friendly professional development team and team Band 7/ 6. You will also receive a 2 week supernumerary period.

For further Information please contact:

Darshna Patel Band 7 Anaesthetic Practitioner 0208 539 5522 x 6693 or darshna.patel@bartshealth.nhs.

Recent applications need not apply

Interview Date: 13/12/2016




The Care Quality Commission has recognised the significant improvements made at Whipps Cross in their latest visit and the 2018 Staff Survey results showed staff have seen many improvements in their working lives. With our passionate staff and commitment to safe and compassionate care, we know Whipps Cross will keep getting better and better. We’d love you to join us on our journey to good and outstanding. Come and be part of the Whipps Cross family where you can make a difference.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carol Waspe

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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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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