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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/07/2019.

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Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia

Job Reference: 303-M8673-3150

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 00 Senior Medical Staff - 1025
Northfield, Birmingham
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Applications are invited for a full time substantive Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Medicine. Applicants who are only able to work on a part time basis will be considered and on appointment the job content will be discussed on a personal basis to balance the needs of the service.

The post attracts a total of 10 PAs divided between Pain Services and Anaesthetics.

There is an opportunity for the post holder to design and shape the future of a biopsychosocial model of pain provision within our specialist Trust. This includes the range of therapeutic interventions provided, the chronic and acute service, and working alongside the Musculoskeletal Medicine Team in order to enhance and develop the non-surgical services.

To be successful, applicants will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for multi-disciplinary chronic pain management with appropriate experience equivalent to Advanced Specialist Training in Pain Medicine specified in the RCoA’s Curriculum for CCT in Anaesthetics. Full registration with the GMC and possession of the FRCA (or equivalent) are requirements of the post.

Interested candidates are invited to contact Nicola Mason, Head of Therapy Services or Ahmed Kafafy, Clinical service lead for Pain, therapies and MSK.

For informal enquiries please contact Nikki Mason, Head of Therapy Services on 0121 685 4120 or

Ahmed Kafafy, CSL for Pain, Therapies and MSK services on

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.


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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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