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Trust SHO (ST 1-2 level)

Job Description

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) serves a population of about 500,000 in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. The Trust includes the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department based at Alderney Hospital.

At RBCH our mission is 'providing the excellent care we would expect for our own families'. Excellent care drives our culture within the Trust and is underpinned by four Values which are important in our daily work. Please view attachment in the right hand column for further information.

Position: Trust SHO (ST1-2 level) Emergency Department
Start Date: As soon as possible
Fixed Term: 6/12 months fixed term contract
Salary scale: £30,302 - £40,090
This is a whole time appointment Full Shift, with a banding supplement at 1A@50%

We have posts available at junior doctor level in our Emergency Department and are seeking enthusiastic doctors who wish to gain experience in resuscitation skills, medical and surgical emergencies and the management of minor injuries. Our department sees over 70,000 patients a year including over 10,000 paediatric patients.
Dorset is currently undergoing a major reconfiguration of services with Bournemouth Hospital being proposed by our commissioners as the preferred site in East Dorset for the Major Emergency Centre
The Emergency Department is looking to support the candidates with an excellent educational package and negotiable and attractive salaries depending on previous experience/proven ability.
As a Trust grade, you will be trained by Consultant Emergency Physicians who are driving forward the care of emergency patients. In addition to shop floor teaching and supervision you will receive an induction, weekly teaching which includes the use of a state of the art simulator suite.
We offer a supportive environment to aid individuals in their career progression. We have a proven track record of facilitating previous Trust Grades onto local formal training programmes or to progression to Middle Grade level working in Emergency Medicine.
This post is ideal for those doctors who wish to follow a career in Emergency Medicine but also General Practice, Acute medicine, General or Orthopaedic surgery. Support will be given to those doctors studying for a postgraduate examination or life support courses relevant to their career path. We would also welcome doctors from overseas with appropriate experience and qualifications.
Bournemouth is a popular holiday destination due to its excellent beaches and recreational facilities and close proximity to the New Forest with good road links to the motorway network.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr. Hassan, Lead Consultant on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Vacancies may be removed at any time if sufficient numbers of applications are received.


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2. Non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band.
3. The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
4. If you have not received an email inviting you for interview within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
5. Travel expenses are not guaranteed. Please check with HR before you travel.

By completing an application for this post it is understood that you give permission for RBCH to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to undertake employment. Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).
Please read the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column and ensure your application details meet the criteria for the post.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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