Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

London (Greater)
16 Oct 2020
29 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

The Department of Anaesthesia at the Princess Royal University Hospital, a division of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is looking for an enthusiastic and committed locum consultant anaesthetist to join our friendly and progressive team.

The successful candidate will be on the Specialist Register for Anaesthetics with evidence of broad experience in all aspects of general anaesthesia. As such, candidates with other subspecialty areas of expertise are encouraged to apply.

The Princess Royal University Hospital has 525 beds with further beds at Orpington Hospital, serving the local population of the London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas. The hospitals are based in in leafy suburban town of Orpington, a highly sought after location due to its close proximity to many well-regarded primary, secondary and Grammar schools in addition to restaurants, cafes and bars. It is minutes away from Bromley town centre which has extensive retail and leisure facilities and regularly appears in the list of the annual top 50 places to live in the UK. The Kent Countryside is in close proximity offering peace and quiet and recreational activities. Many staff live in the local area, enhancing the community spirit within the hospitals. For those who live further afield, the area is served by fast rail links to central London and a good local bus service in addition to being 20 minutes’ drive from the M25.

The 10 PA post includes 9.0 PAs for DCC and 1.0 SPAs, for responsibilities that will be agreed at job planning. The posts are for a DGH job, but we may be able to accommodate a subspecialty interest in some areas. You will be expected to work flexibly throughout the week.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Rachel Reece Job title Medical Staffing Co-ordinator Email address rachel.reece1@nhs.net. We encourage potential candidates to come from an informal visit. To arrange an informal visit or for an informal discussion, please contact Dr Angela Orunta, Clinical Lead 01689 864082.

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