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Consultant in Intensive Care

Job Reference: 357-CPR-350-19-B

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Intensive Care Medicine
Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 9QS, Boston
£79,860 - £107,688

Please be advised that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) uses Trac recruitment software. Applications made via NHS Jobs will be pulled through into Trac. If your application is successful at shortlisting stage, candidates will be prompted to create an account within Trac. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.

Living in Lincolnshire – a great combination of urban and rural life

Want the best of both worlds? Come and work for the NHS in Lincolnshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the existing Critical Care Medicine team in Lincolnshire. We seeking to recruit a consultant to join the existing team of experienced ICM Consultants who are a motivated, energetic and committed team based at Pilgrim Hospital Boston providing high quality Critical Care services to a largely rural population.

These posts are replacement posts that have arisen due to recent retirements, the posts have a basic 10 PAs with the opportunity for additional DCC and SPA PALS by negotiation and agreement with successful applicants up to a maximum 48 hour working week. The posts are primarily focused on providing 24/7 cover for the 9 bedded Critical care Unit on a 1 in 8 on call basis on a separate ICU only on call rota, but with the opportunity to undertake daytime sessions in another area of specialty interest typically for 2-3 sessions/ week.

The ICM posts have traditionally been linked with anesthesia however we would welcome applications from colleagues whose specialty interests are not in Anaesthetics and strongly encourage colleagues from other specialty backgrounds to contact us to discuss their own interests and requirements and the opportunities we can provide. This is a Trust wide appointment based at Pilgrim Hospital, but with the possibility of working on other sites to accommodate individuals own specialty interests.

You will be joining a team of 8 colleagues at Pilgrim and 10 ICU Consultants based at Lincoln County Hospital in providing comprehensive critical Care services to the 750,000 strong population of Lincolnshire. The Trust has 25 Critical care beds provided in 2 mixed level 3 and level 2 units (9 beds at Pilgrim Hospital and 16 beds at Lincoln County)

You will be supported by an excellent team of experienced critical care nurses and trainee and specialty grade medical as well as having the opportunity to be involved in medical education for undergraduate, foundation, core and specialty level trainees. The Critical Care Unit at Pilgrim is a newly refurbished unit providing an up to date environment and equipment for the provision of multiple organ support and high quality critical care including a fully electronic patient record system (MetaVision).

Payscale: National NHS Consultant contract and Terms and conditions of service- point on pay scale at appointment depending on experience

We offer the following unique only to Lincolnshire

Direct links to the new £21 million Lincoln Medical School via Lincoln University


    • The new facility is due to come on line soon and is scheduled for completion in Spring 2021
    • The facility will include:-
      • Clinical skills suite with mock consultation rooms (including hospital wards or a GP surgery) with the latest technologies to provide high quality teaching
      • 2 x 120 capacity lecture theatres
      • Seminar space
      • Café and social learning space
      • Library, Science Library and Project Library
      • Anatomy Suite and Clinical Skills Suite
      • The entire building is designed to meet BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method)


This new facility will enable medical students to explore the latest technology developments in healthcare and will support the provision of undergraduate medical education across all 3 acute sites in the Trust.

Staff Benefits: We offer various staff benefits to all employees as follows:-

Family and Childcare

Benefits at work

Discounts and Salary Sacrifice

Rewards and Recognition

‘Providing the excellent care that we would expect for our own families’

The Location:

People move to Lincolnshire, primarily, for the quality of life on offer: a real mix of bustling historic market towns, idyllic villages, miles of un-spoilt coastline, areas of outstanding natural beauty and one of the greatest cathedral cities in Britain.

Property prices are typically 60% of the average of those in the south east – first time buyers can take their first step on the property ladder for as little as £60,000.

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Current asking prices in Lincolnshire

Average: £236,619

Current asking rents in Lincolnshire

Average: £602 pcm

In terms of property types, flats in Lincolnshire sold for an average of £117,000 and terraced houses for £146,251

If you require a larger family home or just like lots of space, then £250,000 will buy you something very special indeed.

Lincolnshire also has a diverse and fast growing economy, low unemployment, a healthy environment, low crime rates, health and education facilities well above the nati

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome (where both the role and candidate are deemed suitable for a Tier 2 visa) and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates 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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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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