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Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics & Intensive Care Medicine

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Great Yarmouth
£50,373 to £78,759 a year As per Pay and Conditions T&C's, dependant on experience
Closing date
13 Dec 2022

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Hospital, Anaesthesia
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Specialty Doctor inAnaesthetics to join our friendly and enthusiastic team at the James Paget University Hospital, located on the Norfolk coast within walking distance of long sandy beaches and close to the beautiful Norfolk Broads.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from Doctors who would like to continue their general professional training at the above modern District General Hospital. The post is a permanent post. The post holder will be required to hold full GMC registration and have a minimum of 5 years in anaesthetics.

About us

The JPUH have been given an overall rating of Good, following the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which took place in August 2018. This places us in the top 30% of acute trusts in the country.

Whether you are starting out in your healthcare journey or are an experienced doctor looking for a new challenge we've got a role for you!

  • Access to NHS Pension
  • We would welcome candidates who have a passion for research
  • Access to study leave
  • Development support for CCT and CESR
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements for a work-life balance that suits you, your needs and the needs of the Trust
  • Access to Health and Wellbeing programmes
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Regular staff awards recognising outstanding personal and team efforts
  • Annual National Clinical Impact Awards
  • On site nursery
  • Accommodation
  • On site restaurant and coffee shop

Job description
Job responsibilities

Experience in Obstetrics anaesthesia, together with Intensive Care is essential, whilst primary FRCA or equivalent is desirable.

There is an active teaching/research programme within the department and there are links with the University of East Anglia. There is an excellent purpose built training and education centre on site at the James Paget University Hospital along with a newly refurbished library and learning caf area.

This modern University Hospital is a Foundation Trust which is located in a mainly rural area, less than a mile from long sandy beaches, and is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Norfolk Broads. The cathedral city of Norwich is only 40 minutes away, and is regularly voted one of the top 5 shopping destinations in the UK. There is a wide choice of good local schools and attractive house prices. The post will appeal to candidates who seek a high quality of life combined with a practical clinical role within a secure and well-run hospital distinguished by its supportive and friendly culture.

National Terms & Conditions apply to this post.

All applicants will be required to demonstrate a working knowledge of the English language.

Onsite single & married accommodation may be available subject to availability.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we have a high volume of applications.

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration
  • ALS, APLS, ATLS or equivalent experience
  • Primary FRCA or equivalent

Experience & Knowledge

  • Minimum of five years Anaesthetic experience at Core Specialty Training level or above, or equivalent.
  • Emergency, epidural and spinal anaesthesia
  • Experience in Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within the specialty.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively
  • Evidence of appropriate experience and knowledge to the level of the Primary FRCA and/or evidence of CME/CPD from the preceding two years (including appraisal)
  • Experience in invasive monitoring
  • Willing to participate in hospital transfers
  • Experience in Critical Care Medicine
  • Willingness to extend knowledge by continued education


  • Experience of committee work/project management
  • Previous experience as Specialty Doctor in Anaesthesia or similar for 2 years or more

Academic Achievements

  • Experience of conducting clinical audit
  • Willingness of using evidence base to support decision making
  • Familiar with the principles of Risk Management
  • Willing to become involved in Clinical Governance
  • Ability to use research outcomes in clinical practice


  • Involvement in research projects and published papers

Key Skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues, laboratory staff and other staff and agencies
  • Energy and enthusiasm and an ability to work under pressure
  • Understand when to seek assistance
  • Able to support the department in a professional manner and willing to work flexibly.
  • Potential to cope with stressful situations and undertake responsibility
  • Team worker with good organisational skills and ability to make good clinical notes
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Motivated, trustworthy and well organised
  • Experience in teaching Junior Medical Staff
  • Willingness to participate in a multi-disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives.


  • Formal training in teaching skills
  • Experience in teaching Medical Students

BMJ Ref: BMJ-101904/177-MDELEC-4529700-A



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