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Consultant - Emergency Department

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
17 Jan 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, you will join a highly experienced, multicultural team and benefit from a competitive package which includes 2-hours Out Of Hours PAs. You will also be able to work the bulk of your SPA time flexibly and off-site, by agreement with the Clinical Lead (or Clinical Director in their absence) and Service Manager.

Main duties of the job

  • This post will enhance the Consultant led delivery of Emergency Care to patients attending the Emergency Department of the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. A special interest in Paediatric Emergency care, Frailty Emergency care or other sub-specialty is desirable, but not essential.
  • This post offers candidates the unique opportunity to contribute to the further development of the service. Flexible working patterns are seen as essential to the ability of the Department to provide an optimal emergency service responsive to a changing NHS.
  • Out of hours sessions are currently allocated as 2 hrs per session. This is subject to annual review.

About us

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Application for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview.

Awaiting Royal College approval

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website

Person Specification
  • FRCEM qualified
  • GMC Registered
  • 3 years Emergency Department experience
  • Specialist Registration with GMC for Emergency Medicine
  • Leadership experience

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Ashton Road



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

BMJRef: BMJ-102544/331-L9851021-J

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