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Consultant Anaesthetist with Special Interests in Chronic Pain

Job Reference: 347-1840659

Employer:
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Anaesthetics
Location:
ODGH, Ormskirk
Salary:
£77,913 -105,042 per annum

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.


Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust is pleased to announce exciting opportunities following the reconfiguration of the Anaesthetic and Critical care workforce

Consultant Anaesthetist with Special Interest in Chronic Pain Medicine

2 Permanent posts

11PA's (plus 3% on call allowance)

YC72 £77,913 - £105,042 per annum

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applicants are invited for 2 substantive posts within the Anaesthetic Department at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust.

These are full time posts based at both hospitals. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for emergency surgery, maternity, paediatric emergencies for stabilisation and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 9 basis.

The role is divided between Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics. The Pain Team consists of 1 Consultant plus two vacant positions, 1 Acute/Chronic Pain Sister, 2 Acute/Chronic Pain Nurses and 1 Chronic Pain Health Care Assistant, for outpatients and inpatients. The Pain Team see’s on average 1300 new patients per year. This is an opportunity to take the Pain Service forward, developing the service within the Hospital. We have a close link with the Psychologist and GP with special interest in Pain Management, and Specialist Physiotherapist.

The department covers a wide range of surgical specialties including General, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Day Case ENT Surgery, Dental Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Intensive Care. There is a Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southport Hospital site and an acute and chronic pain service exists on both sites

The successful candidates should be willing to integrate into an established and supportive Anaesthetic department

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview. The posts are due to commence with the Trust as soon as possible.

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team. The Department of Anaesthesia consists of 19 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 core trainees including ACCS trainee providing an Anaesthetic service to the Trust which is based on two main sites at Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The trainee feedback both locally and via the GMC survey over the last 2 years had shown we provide excellent training for junior trainees.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development.

Please see individual job description and person specification for more details

Advert date:9 July 2019

Closing date:3rd September 2019

Shortlisting date: 4th/5th September, 2019

Interview date: w/c 28th October, 2019

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information, please contact Dr Simeon Kehinde Clinical Director/Chronic Pain Medicine via his secretary on 01704 704201




Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.


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.


UK Registration

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



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