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Consultant Anaesthetist x 3 (all posts have special interests)

Job Description

There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

1st September 2015 was a landmark date for Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex hospitals as we officially came together to form the enlarged Foundation Trust. This helps secure the future of both major acute hospitals and by combining into a single, unified trust there will be more scope to innovate and develop even better services for our patients.

We aim to be a hospital of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to improve all aspects of the patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce. Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong and sustainable foundation trust which provides high-quality, value-for-money services to meet the health needs of the local population. It' s a very exciting time to come and work for us.

We are seeking to appoint 3 Consultant Anaesthetists to join our team here at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS.

Post 1: Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Bariatrics, Burns and Obstetrics.

Post 2: Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Craniofacial surgery, Airway Management, Colorectal and Bariatric surgery.

Both of these posts will participate in the general adult on-call rota (non-resident).

Please find attached Post 1 & 2 in Job Description

Post 3: Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia.

This post will participate in the paediatric anaesthetic on-call rota (non-resident).

Please find attached Post 3 in Person Specification.

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust operates 2 main hospital sites. However, these posts are to be based at the Fulham Road site, although there may be opportunities for cross-site working in the future.

For enquires about the post, please contact the department administrator on  ( Phone number removed )  to arrange a meeting Dr Elspeth Pickering, Service Director Anaesthetics at the Chelsea site.

Please note that the email address you provide on the online application form will be used for all communication. Skype interviews can be arranged.

To apply for this post please visit NHS jobs where you will be able to find the application form, job description & person specification. Please mention on your application form, the post you are interested in, for example Post 1, Post 2 or Post 3.

All applicants must have full GMC registration. They must have attained CCT accreditation in anaesthetics before the start of post.

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to flexible working arrangements.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this position are offered an interview.

Interview Date: TBC

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Interview arrangements will be communicated via your NHS Jobs account following the closing date. If you decide to apply for this post but have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful on this occasion

**In submitting an application form, you authorise Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.**

***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***

****Employment at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month Probationary Period****

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome 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.

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