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Locum Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£86,721 to £116,165 a year per annum, inc London Weighting
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Anaesthesia, Neurology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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The Department of Anaesthesia at King's Denmark Hill is one of the busiest in the country giving approximately 45,000 anaesthetics per annum. It incorporates all major specialties including Liver, Paediatrics, Cardio-thoracic and Neurological Surgery, as well as Chronic and Acute Pain Relief. There is also an active Liver Transplantation program for which King's is world famous. The Department is innovative and forward looking and has enjoyed considerable expansion in the past few years. There is a rotational programme for SHOs and SpRs within the South Thames Deanery. There are also a number of research posts (both medical and non-medical) associated with the Pain Research Group and the Liver Transplantation Programme.

Main duties of the job

The Department has approval to recruit into a fixed term contract for 6 months. The remit of the post holder will be to work flexibly within the multi-disciplinary team providing and further developing care for patients requiring anaesthesia. In addition, the individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the Anaesthetic Department while having a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff.

We cover all major specialities and are therefore looking for an anaesthetist with an interest and additional experience in paediatrics, neuroanaesthesia and/or pain are particularly welcomed. It is envisaged that the appointee will contribute to the development and delivery of aspects of these services depending upon their interests and experience.

The post holder will be based mainly at the DH site but may work flexibly across the KCH sites. There will be 9 Programmed Activities of Direct Clinical Care, with the remainder being allocated for Supporting Professional Activities. The post holder will also provide cover for some evening and weekend lists on a rotation basis.

Successful candidates will possess registerable medical qualification (FRCA or equivalent) with Full Registration with GMC and will have either completed subspecialty training programme in anaesthesia with CCT (and be on the Specialist Register), be within 6 months of completion or will have equivalent experience.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible

Mandatory vaccination from 1st April 2022, there is a legal requirement for staff who have contact with patients and other service users in England to be fully vaccinated (received both doses of an MHRA approved vaccine) against COVID-19. If your role is covered by the regulations, you will be required to provide proof of your full vaccination status as part of your pre-employment checks prior to your start date.

Job description
Job responsibilities

As a senior employee of the Trust you will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Trusts patients. Integral to these responsibilities is the following:-

  • The provision of a first class clinical service
  • Effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
  • Sustaining and developing teaching and research in conjunction with Kings College London
  • Undertaking all work in accordance with the Trusts procedures and operating policies
  • Conducting clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Trusts service plans
  • Ensure compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will motivate colleagues, champion service user safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement
  • Maintaining the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Division or the Trust

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BMJRef: BMJ-60652/213-DH-2542


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