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Locum Consultant Emergency Medicine 1 -10 PA's

Job Description

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Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Major Trauma Centre

1-10 PA’s

Emergency Medicine evolves fast. At BSUH we are ahead of the game with a team of dynamic and enthusiastic colleagues, exploring different ways of working and expanding our departments, services and staff. We are not the finished article, but in the UK we are leading the way. Come and join us and help mould our future.

We treat 130,000 patients a year from a Code Red polytrauma brought in by one of our HEMS doctors to a minor injury. This is the spectrum of lives you touch in one day. Close links with Brighton and Sussex Medical School means you can also inspire new generations of doctors with the excitement of what we do. Top-rated by the Higher Trainee survey, we have an increasing number of Registrars and Associate Specialists. We also have a new cadre of 19 new non training junior clinical fellow posts who provide 66% clinical work and 33% project time. This has helped us recruit some of the best possible non training junior doctors.

We have 24/7 consultant delivered care and uniquely have found a way to make this sustainable. We self-roster with an annualised 42/52 week contract based on PAs which allows flexibility, as well as internal cover and shift over-runs.

The south coats is a great place to work with the beach is a five minute walk form the hospital and the South Down’s National Park a five-minute drive. With Arts and café culture, it is a great place to bring up kids.

We are developing a sustainable workforce able to enjoy delivering care not just now in 2015 but in 20 years time. We welcome applications from those wishing to pursue part-time work as our flexible rota accommodates unusual rota patterns. Applicants should possess full GMC registration, FCEM (or equivalent) and either already be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview. We welcome established Consultants who are looking for a new challenge and way of life.

For those who may be able to only work 1-2 pas, we can accommodate this within our flexible rota – either with a small weekly contribution to the department or in periods of work and then periods off. This flexible working would therefore suit those who have other commitments - either NHS or outside or portfolio career – who wish to still keep practicing in a trauma centre whilst having other commitments.

For more information, please contact EM ( Email address removed ), or lead consultant ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )

Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.

When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register. Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go thorugh the CESR Route.

In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisial and Revalidation

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.

Closing date 26 October 2016 at 12pm

No Agencies

Please ensure that you have read the Job Description attached before applying.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however under the Residence Labour Market Test non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

At BSUH we are committed to assisting our staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat all colleagues, patients and clients with respect, and to ensure that the work environment is secure, mutually supportive and free from harassment and discrimination. All staff members have a duty to report any incident which contravenes this to their line manager.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients' ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on Trust Premises or grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

Please ensure you provide references for the last 5 years of your employment and that any gaps in your employment history are accounted for.

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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