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Consultant Anaesthetist

Job Reference: 303-M8843-3320

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 00 Anaesthetic Medical Staff - 1500
Northfield, Birmingham
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Consultant Anaesthetists

4 Posts (Phase 1)

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS foundation trust is located in Birmingham and is an independent foundation trust providing high quality and multidisciplinary care for patients undergoing Orthopaedic, Spinal (including complex spine) and oncological surgery for musculoskeletal tumours. The Trust is a tertiary referral center for both musculo-skeletal oncology and spinal surgery and a significant experience in both areas is desirable.

Applications are invited for highly motivated individuals to join our department. We have 22 consultants, 5 SAS doctors, 3 Physicians Assistants in Anaesthesia & 2 rotating registrars from the Birmingham school of Anaesthesia. These are whole time consultant roles (10 PA’s) and to support development of roles and 7-day working weeks. Should the successful candidates wish to work 11 programed activities, suitable adjustments can be made to the service provision timetable. On-call commitment equate to 1:8 which involves covering theatres and critical care services.

The successful applicant will be expected to complement and expand the existing services within the department. A particular emphasis will be placed upon Critical care outreach, acute pain and pre-operative assessment. You will be expected to contribute to audit, teaching and research within the department and adequate time for these activities are included within the job plan. Applicants should hold FRCA or equivalent and be on the GMC Specialist Register with Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). Consideration will be given to suitable applicants within six months of CCT, provided arrangements can be made with the respective Deanery.

For an informal discussion please contact:

For more information

To find out more about us, our work and our inspiring team, please visit our website

Visiting Arrangements: Interested applicants are invited to visit the hospital by arrangement with:

Dr Simran Minhas,Clinical Service Lead for

Dr John Bleasdale,Anaesthesia Lead for

Marie Raftery, Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Tel 0121 685 4000 ext 55392 (Anaesthetic Secretary: Mrs Joanne McCaffery)


Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview.


Please note: by submitting this application you are providing consent to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Recruitment Team to approach the referee's provided on the application for the purpose of obtaining current or previous employment/education/character reference information and/or any other information deemed relevant to support your application. If you select "No" to state that we are not able to approach the referee prior to interview, we will contact you if you are successful with the role, prior to requesting the reference. However, if you select "Yes" and you are successfully appointed, we will request your references when your conditional offer letter is generated. Please be aware that the Recruitment Team will be supplying your date of birth and national insurance number for identification purposed. If you have any concerns, please contact the Recruitment Team.

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

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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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