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Specialty Registrar (ST3+) in Emergency Medicine

Job Reference: 385-ED-0075-JL-C

Weston Area NHS Trust
Emergency Medicine
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare
£48,075 per ann

We are looking to recruit dynamic and focused applicants to the exciting post of Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine (ST3-6). Posts are currently available and will be based at Weston General Hospital.

Weston Area Health NHS trust is renowned for our teaching, training and support with modern educational facilities. There will be a designated Consultant supervisor for the duration of the rotation.

The post of Specialty Doctor is full time (although applications from part-time candidates are welcome) and full participation in the shift pattern rota with your middle-grade colleagues is required. All shifts are full shifts on site and there is no on-call cover. The appointee will be joining our team of 7 Consultants, 7 Middle Grades, 8 Junior Doctors, an experienced ED nursing team plus an award winning Front Door Frailty Service.

You will have completed at least four years’ full time postgraduate training or part-time/flexible equivalent, at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty, or as a fixed term specialty trainee, or you will be able to demonstrate equivalent training and competencies from your previous employment.You will possess MRCEM or FCEM intermediate.

This is a one year post which may be extended by mutual agreement subject to satisfactory progress. We are interested to hear from candidates who might wish to spend three months of the year in a supporting specialty such as acute frailty, acute medicine or trauma and orthopaedics, or indeed might wish to spend 3 months in a teaching, quality improvement role or away from the trust, (which could be supported by an annualised contract).

Full job description including details of the post available is attached.

Ms. Alison Edwards, Associate Medical Director, 01934 63 63 63 or by e-mail at

Weston super Mare has grown to become one of the country's most popular seaside destinations, with a fabulous sandy beach, donkey rides and candy floss. The beach is complemented by lively bars, popular restaurants and of course, the famous pier, which was severely damaged by fire in July 2008 and re-opened to great acclaim in 2010.

Weston also has a number of new housing developments, an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ college with a number of sites including a University Campus. Weston truly has a family friendly culture making it a wonderful place to live and work.

The large, diverse cities of Bristol and Bath are only a short journey by car or train, and our convenient location just off Junction 21 of the M5 means the rest of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are virtually on the doorstep.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received sufficient numbers of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Weston Area Health Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff must be aware of, and follow Weston Area Health Trust guidance and policies on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults and it is your duty to report any concerns you may have through your line manager and the Trust’s designated Safeguarding Lead.

Please note we will contact you via email to advise you if you have been shortlisted for this vacancy, therefore it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account and view 'My Applications'. Please be aware that some emails have been known to end up in 'JUNK MAIL/SPAM BOX' so please be sure to check this folder as well as your INBOX so you don't miss any important communication regarding your application.

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

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