Associate Specialist - Anaesthetics (MC41)

Steeton, Keighley
£56,133 - £92,401 per annum
21 Jul 2020
10 Aug 2020
Career Level
Associate specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about delivering excellent patient care and want to make a difference in people’s lives? Then come join our team of enthusiastic expert Anaesthetists. We offer training in quality improvement, leadership, sustainability and regional anaesthesia.

Our award winning hospital is positioned at the gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales affording the opportunity to live and work in a stunning part of the country with good schools and easy access to the larger towns of Bradford, Harrogate and the City of Leeds. The hospital covers a large geographical area between Yorkshire Dales and Bradford. As a department we have a programme of social events and many outdoor activities to appreciate the natural beauty of the surrounding outdoors.

Our dynamic department and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to ongoing service development. We encourage involvement in our existing quality improvement projects and as well as new ideas for improving or developing new work streams. The department has recently gained Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation. The department was commended by ACSA in many aspects including team communication, perioperative fasting and anticoagulant management, simulation training and Specialty Doctor career development.

We maintain a 1 in 10 second on call rota which provides the flexibility and sustainability to provide high quality critical care, maternity and emergency anaesthesia services for our patients. The initial job plan is for 10 PA’s with opportunity for extra PA’s (up to 12 in total). Time is allocated within job plans for any additional responsibilities in addition to SPA time. Professional leave is available for agreed additional responsibilities in addition to study leave.

We require applicants to have a range of general experience in Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Critical Care at sspecialty doctor grade or established associate specialists. There will be opportunity to modify the draft job plan to accommodate specific commitments or skills. We encourage informal discussion of this before interviews.

The successful applicant(s) will be offered a mentor to help transition in to their new role as an Associate Specialist. The Trust also provides in house leadership programme that we encourage the successful applicants to attend.

This role may be suitable for non-UK or non-EEA job applicants wishing to apply for Home Office Tier 2 sponsorship.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Julian Hood (Clinical Lead)                           

Telephone: (01535) 292185                                       


Dr P Premraj (Clinical  Lead)

Telephone: (01535) 292185