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Trust Doctor in High Dependency Care

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Surgery and Cancer Clinical Academic Group

Trust Doctor in High Dependency Care

Whipps Cross University Hospital

Job reference: 259-MED1240WXH

Three posts have become available within the Department of Perioperative Medicine.

The focus of these jobs is on intensive and high dependency care.

Applicants can be from any anaesthetic, emergency or acute medical or surgical background with training and experience consistent with a CT1 or greater.

The hospital has a nationally recognised 9 bedded Intensive Therapy Unit with 500-600 admissions per year. A new 8 bedded High Dependency Unit is due to open in October 2016. Post holders will have the opportunity to be in theatres during some of their ‘standard’ days. This will allow those with an anaesthetic background to continue practising their skills and for those of different backgrounds to be taught a wide variety of new skills in a supportive environment.

The post holders will work a 1:8 EWTD compliant on-call rota.

The jobs will be for six months in the first instance but extendable for longer by mutual consent. Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Andrew Williams, Consultant Anaesthetist – Barts Health NHS Trust via email address: ( Email address removed ). If you are interested in applying for this post, please make an online application quoting Reference No: 259-MED1240WXH.

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees. This does not apply to Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) roles.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate. To demonstrate our commitment we use the disability symbols on NHS Jobs.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Barts Health to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

All vacancies followed by INTERNAL ONLY, have been classified as an internal role and only internal candidates will be considered.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage we will contact you via NHS Jobs e-Mail and text message with details of your interview. Please continue to check your e-Mails and also your NHS Jobs account for correspondence.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so.

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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