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Locum Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist (2 posts)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

REF. 317-LCON-16-200

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for two highly motivated ambitious individuals to join our well-integrated team. These posts represent a service expansion and a Maternity leave and will be for a 6 month period in the first instance.

The Royal Victoria Infirmary is a major teaching hospital with over extensive elective and emergency theatre activity so wide experience in general anaesthesia for a variety of surgical disciplines is essential and good experience of regional anaesthesia is desirable. There are service opportunities in anaesthesia for a wide range of paediatric surgical specialties. You will be expected to participate in the paediatric anaesthesia on-call emergency rota.

You must possess FRCA or equivalent, and will be a registered medical practitioner on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.

In addition to the challenges of the role, we can offer you a commitment to teaching, education, research and audit. Candidates for the post must be registered medical practitioners and ideally be on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr Will Wight, Clinical Director on  ( Phone number removed ) , or at ( Email address removed ) or Dr Sarah Bell, Head of Paediatric Anaesthesia on  ( Phone number removed ) , or at ( Email address removed ).

To apply for this post, please contact: Charlotte Goodwin, Assistant HR Officer on  ( Phone number removed )  or at ( Email address removed ), quoting the post reference number.

Closing Date: 30 October 2016
Interview Date: 22 November 2016

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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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)

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