Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Anaesthetics with Interest in Chronic Pain Medicine

West Bromwich, West Midlands
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
17 Nov 2021
07 Jan 2022
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust Job summary

We are seeking to recruit two enthusiastic, innovative and progressive Consultants to join the Chronic Pain Management of Anaesthetics department at SWBH NHS Trust, Birmingham. We are a friendly group of committed individuals who are passionate about improving patient care and safety. If you share this passion, wed love you to join us.

The applicant must be on the GMC specialist register or, if currently in training, must be eligible to be on the specialist register within six months of the interview date. Applicants must have wide training and experience in Chronic Pain. Requirements for training are described in the Person Specification.

These are substantive jobs to meet the increase workload.

Closing date7th January 2022

Interview date24th January 2022

Main duties of the job

We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic full time Consultant Anaesthetists with interest in Chronic Pain management to join our dynamic multidisciplinary pain team at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS trust. Our vision is to provide high quality, safe, evidence-based care through a compassionate and collaborative approach. The demand for our pain services is ever increasing, and this is an exciting time to join our team as we expand our services and develop new and innovative ways for working and treating our pain patients. Individuals wishing to work in pain management without any anaesthetic sessions may also apply. Individuals with additional clinical, diagnostic skills or training that enhance the abilities of the pain team are particularly welcome.

The successful candidates will join the non-resident 1 in 12 on-call rota.

About us

A community of half a million is eagerly anticipating the brand new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital which will be opening in 2023. It will be worth the wait. Its opening will be the beginning of a fresh chapter in our ambitious journey to be the nations leading provider of integrated care. This new state of the art acute hospital in Grove Lane, Smethwick will bring together all acute services onto one site.

The anaesthetic department received the prestigious Anaesthetic and Perioperative Team of the year award in 2019 at BMJ awards. We are extremely proud to be one of only 10 critical care services to be rated as Outstanding by the CQC.

We have a busy maternity unit with nearly 6000 deliveries a year. Maternity services were rated as Good by CQC in April 2019. They commended the team for compassionate care provided to the patients.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on the job role and responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description attached.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Group Director: Mr Siten Roy, Tel: 0121 5073121 or email:

Clinical Director: Dr Jaysimha Susarla, Tel: 0121 5074343 or email:

For further information candidates can also contact Dr Ashok Das and Rebecca Pardoe, Specialty leads for Pain Management service on 0121 507 4343/3415.