CT2 in Anaesthetics and Critical Care

£39,467 a year per annum
25 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

The post is for a period of one year initially, renewable by mutual consent. The post holder will work flexibly within the Trust, deputising in theatre for Consultant absences and providing on-call cover for obstetrics and ICU at equivalent to CT2 grade. Further training, and ongoing supervision in these sub-specialities will be provided as needed and required. The department will support staff members who wish to take the FRCA exams and will actively encourage the post holder to participate in the audit, research and educational activities of the department.

Main duties of the job

The post is for 40 hours per week and the post holder will participate in a 1 in 8 full shift rota covering Critical Care or Obstetric Anaesthesia. The successful candidates will be working 7 nights, 7 long days (08:00-20:30) and 21 normal days (08:00-17:30) in an 8 week period. The rota is fully compliant with the European Working Time Directive including internal cover.

About us

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

With just over 6,000 staff and a 450-strong team of volunteers helping patients and visitors we are able to offer an exciting opportunities to new applicants.

As for living in the area, there is a wealth of choice with city living, small towns and villages all within reasonable commute to the hospitals. There are excellent schools and a wide variety of social and leisure activities to choose from.

So if you are looking to develop your career and want to do so in an environment which is challenging and growing we would encourage you to look further into a future with NWAngliaFT.

Job description

The Anaesthetic Department provides services at Peterborough City and Stamford Hospitals (chronic pain management), with some consultants doing ad hoc lists at Hinchingbrooke. The work undertaken by the Department includes all the surgical specialities with the exception of cardio-thoracic, major vascular and neurosurgery.

The total workload in Peterborough comprises approximately 22,000 operations per annum; there are approximately 2,700 emergency procedures carried out and over 5500 obstetric deliveries.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC registration
  • Minimum 6 months anaesthesia and ITU experience in a UK training post or equivalent
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues
  • MBBS or equivalent


  • 12 months anaesthesia and ICU experience in UK training post
  • IAC
  • Previous audit completed

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