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Consultant Anaesthetist General

Job Reference: 205-1615803-A

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Theatres & Anaesthetics
University Hospital of North Midlands, Stoke-On-Trent
£77,913 to £105,042

If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Important Information:

Please note the University Hospital of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Surgical Division
Theatres and Anaesthesia Directorate

Full-Time – 10 PA's x 2 Posts – Consultants Anaesthetists (Substantive)

University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) NHS Trust is looking to recruit 2 full-time consultant anaesthetists to fill vacancies caused by leave/illness. The successful candidates will join a dynamic and expanding group of general anaesthetists providing care across a broad range of specialties. These specialties include obstetrics, bariatric and vascular surgery. UHNM is a centre of excellence, a regional cancer centre and major trauma centre. There are two main hospital sites, the Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital.

The Trust is a progressive and ambitious organisation providing a full range of general acute hospital services for approximately half a million people living in and around North and Mid Staffordshire. The Trust also provides specialised services for three million people in a wider area, including neighbouring counties and North Wales. In 2012, UHNM became a Major Trauma Centre, serving a population of 2.5 million in the North West Midlands (Staffordshire, Shropshire and South Cheshire) and North Wales. In the same year, the hospital completed the £370 million complex that brought all acute specialties (including neurosurgery, spinal surgery and cardiothoracic surgery) onto a single site. Facilities in UHNM include a new emergency department, 35 operating theatres, 2 interventional radiology suites with a third planned, 62 adult critical care beds and an 8-bedded paediatric intensive care unit.

UHNM has a thriving undergraduate medical school based in Keele University 3 miles away. Keele University Medical School has trained around 130 students in each of its five years of the Keele MB ChB course. The first graduates from this course started work at University Hospital in August 2012. This year the School achieved a very high rating in the National Student Survey in 2014, 2015 and 2016, being placed joint first amongst Medical Schools in the UK.

The Anaesthetic Department has 70 WTE consultant posts, 6 associate specialists, 9 specialty doctors and 47 doctors in training. The Stoke School of Anaesthesia has a very good educational record and the strong links with Keele University provide good research opportunities.

The hospital is situated on the western edge of the conurbation of Stoke-on-Trent, close to rural Shropshire and Cheshire. It is within 13 miles of the Peak District National Park. There are excellent links by road (M6 within 2 miles), rail (London within 1½ hours) and air (Manchester and Birmingham International Airports within 45 minutes).

Closing Date: 1st September 2019

AAC Date: October 2019 exact date TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Charlie Baker (Clinical Director) or Dr Pramod Nalwaya (Deputy Clinical Director) Department of Anaesthetics and Theatres via their secretary Tracey Folway

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If you would like support completing an application form contact the recruitment department on 01782 675533 where one of our trained assistant will be able to help.

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4. University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We encourage applications from the local community to reflect a diverse workforce.

5. Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band

6. Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies

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8. All candidates who have applied through NHS Jobs will be processed using the TRAC Recruitment System and all correspondence will be via TRAC.

UHNM actively encourage applications from the Armed Forces community.

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