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Consultant in Inte

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2022
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Job overview

We are looking for a highly trained Intensive Care Consultant to join our team of 16 in Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Consultants with single CCT (or equivalent) and joint CCT in Anaesthesia can be accommodated.

The package includes removal expenses up to £20,000 and a starting salary of point 4 of the pay scale. More detailed information is available upon request. Due to the rotational nature of the contract you will enjoy up to 10-11 weeks leave each year.

Please check Job Description/Person Specification for detailed eligibility criteria for the post.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of you current responsible officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

Main duties of the job

Consultants in Intensive Care Medicine cover 3 separate units (HRI GICU1&2 and CHH CICU2) in two Hospitals, Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital, which have a total of 34 critical care beds. Between them they have approximately 2000 admissions per year in all major adult specialties including major trauma, cancer, vascular and neurosurgery.

The Consultant will  work a daytime pattern of one week in four of critical care and will work all

3 units throughout the year. One week of critical care in a 16-week block is also based

 covering outreach. The working cycle will increase to 20 weeks as recruitment increases.

The Anaesthetic department covers the same two hospitals. There are 66 consultants within the department who provide in excess of 30,000 anaesthetics per year to a vast range of surgical specialties and many other clinical areas.

In December 2021 a brand new purpose built, state of the art Critical Care building was opened at the Hull Royal Infirmary site. This consists of twelve identical bedded units on each of the 2 floors including 6 full isolation cubicles, 2 single door cubicles and 4 open beds per unit. The new ICU is constructed in line with the Trust’s Green Plan and will is as energy efficient as possible.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a University Teaching Hospital with 1293 beds and an annual budget of £500 million. The Trust supports a variety of tertiary services and is both a Major Cancer Centre and Major Trauma Centre.

Working for your organisation

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to the vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Dr Ian Smith Job title Clinical Lead for Critical Care Email address Telephone number 01482 675031 Additional contact information

Dr Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Divisional Clinical Director, 01482 674542 or

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