King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Anaesthetist

Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington
£86,721 - £116,165 per annum, inc London Weighting
25 Nov 2021
04 Jan 2022
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King's is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university - King's College London - and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King's College Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas', and South London and Maudsley.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.


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 anaesthetist to join our friendly and progressive team.

The successful candidate should have evidence of broad experience in all aspects of general anaesthesia. Candidates having a special interest can be accommodated.

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 posts include 9 PAs for DCC and 1 SPAs, for responsibilities that will be agreed at job planning. The job plans include provision of anaesthetics for weekend lists. You will be expected to work flexibly throughout the week including weekends and out of hours.

You must be fully registered with the GMC, hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

The post holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975, and as such, it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

AAC Interview Date: 16th February 2022.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Angela Orunta,  Consultant Anaesthetist
Telephone: 01689 864082

BMJRef: BMJ-53769/213-PRUH-2072

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