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Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

Job Reference: 259-MED00086NUH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Newham University Hospita, LONDON
£77,913 - £105,042 per an

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.

Locum Consultant Anaesthetist with a Special Interest in Anaesthesia

This is a locum post to cover for long term leave with a possibility to have a substantive post in the department of Anaesthetics at Barts Healthcare NHS trust, Newham University Hospital to match a planned significant expansion of the Orthopaedic services within the Trust with the development of a world class Elective Orthopaedic Centre at the Gateway Surgical Centre located on the Newham site.

The post is whole time/part time with a speciality interest in Anaesthesia for regional anaesthesia, the job is currently based at Newham at the Barts Health Orthopaedic Centre (BHOC) which provides elective orthopaedic surgery for all of Barts Health sites across East London with plans to become the regional elective orthopaedic centre of choice. The role will also provide the opportunity for future cross site working at one of the other hospital sites within Barts Health NHS Trust including the Royal London at Whitechapel and the Whips Cross hospital.

The post is therefore ideally suited to someone with a speciality interest in anaesthesia for Orthopaedic surgery and Upper limb plastic surgery and the vision to join a team focusing on developing this service within East London.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Khalil Ahmed - Lead Consultant Anaesthetist

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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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.

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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