Consultant in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
Consultant careers in Manx Care on the Isle of Man
Are you a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care? Join our team on the beautiful Isle of Man, where we are aiming to become the best small Island based health and care system!
If you would like to achieve a fantastic work-life balance with a professionally satisfying job, then this could be the job for you!
About Noble’s Hospital and Service
By joining us you will be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.
You will be based at Noble’s Hospital, a modern general district hospital on the outskirts of the Islands’ capital, Douglas.
The Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Service provides anaesthetic services for all the major specialties (excluding neuro and cardiac surgery). There are six main operating theatres with a ten bedded recovery room. The Department also provides a consultant-led hospital pain service. The Maternity Unit has a dedicated obstetric theatre and an obstetric epidural service is also provided. Maternal requests for epidural analgesia are granted whenever possible.
The post is principally based in the Intensive Care Unit. A six bedded unit (2 level 3, 4 level 2). There is access to Hamilton C6 ventilators and Phillips monitoring. Two CVVHDF machines are available with access to a renal dialysis unit. The expected work pattern is 1:4 weeks of ICU, Monday to Friday 0800 to 1800 with on-call in the other weeks. A small number of theatre sessions and on call complete the PA allocation. On-call is currently transitioning to a combination of resident and non-resident duties to support flexibility in working.
The Island provides an air ambulance service for the transfer of critically ill patients to the UK, and you will have the opportunity to participate in this service and provide in flight anaesthetic support during transfer, with the appropriate training. The medical lead for the air ambulance service is a consultant anaesthetist.
What can this role offer me?
You will also have access to the fantastic training and development facilities we have, including an onsite training centre and simulation suite. We recognise the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom, and we provide generous study leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.
About the Island and relocating
Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of
opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of
places to explore! There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).
To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here. If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1 year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit www.locate.im
A relocation package of up to £7000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month.
How to find out more and apply
For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact James Watson via James.Watson@nobles.dhss.gov.im or on 07624 431516.
A provisional interview date of 10 February 2022 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.
Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.
The link to apply to our website is https://bit.ly/3xm4Z3m.