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Consultant Anaesthetist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Hospital, Anaesthesia
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Obstetrics/POM

Are you a passionate, innovative and enthusiastic Anaesthetist striving for a fulfilling career and flexible work life balance? Why not make that a reality in one of the most beautiful locations in the UK?

We are looking for a Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Obstetrics and Perioperative Medicine to join our established team. The post is resulting from a mixture of retirements and phased service reconfigurations, in particular there is the exciting opportunity to also be part of the development of the Neath Port Talbot site into a centre of excellence for orthopaedic and spinal surgery and the Singleton site into a centre of excellence for planned surgery.

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Main duties of the job

This post is a replacement post, based at Singleton and Morriston Hospitals to support the Obstetric team in Singleton and become an integral part of our Perioperative team across all three sites. In addition, there will also be the opportunity for successful candidates to undertake a variety of other subspecialty elective work. The on call commitment will be to the Obstetric rota at Singleton Hospital, the frequency will be no more than 1:8 with prospective cover.

About us

We have over 70 Consultant Anaesthetists delivering excellent clinical care in a range of specialities including regional and tertiary services. The Department offers many varied opportunities to capture most career aspirations within Anaesthetics, alongside Obstetrics, including the EMRTS air ambulance service hosted by Swansea Bay, perioperative medicine, the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastics and Cardiothoracic tertiary services. Research and Development and teaching are fundamental to the service a result of close working links with Swansea University Medical School, currently ranked 4th in the UK.

Should you be a new consultant we will support you to participate in the Consultant Development Programme and offer you a bespoke multi-professional senior leadership training opportunity.

Swansea Bay University Health Board is situated in one of Wales' areas of outstanding natural beauty. Offering stunning beaches and coastlines whilst the Brecon Beacons National Park is less than an hour away. Local communities are welcoming with many highly ranked independent schools and colleges within the locality. Rail and road links are excellent with all of our Swansea Bay Hospitals being situated along the M4 corridor.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details and to view the current job plan, please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Hospital and surrounding area. For an informal and confidential chat please contact any of the following consultants:

Dr Tracey Wall (Clinical Lead, Recruitment) at

Dr Susan Williams (Clinical Lead) at

Dr Nigel Jenkins (Lead for Obstetric Anaesthesia) at

Person Specification

  • Relevant qualifications
  • Experience


  • Experience
  • Qualifications


  • Interview


  • Interview

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About us:

Swansea Bay UHB covers a population of approximately 390,000 in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, with an annual budget of around £1bn. The health board employs approximately 12,500 staff.

It has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton in Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot Hospital in Port Talbot. We also have a community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals.

Primary care independent contractors play an essential role in the care of our population and the health board commissions services from GPs, opticians, pharmacists and dentists across the area.

We have 49 GP practices in our health board area, 72 dental practices including orthodontists, 31 optometry practices and 92 community pharmacies. Mental health and learning disabilities services are provided both in hospital and community settings.

The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Morriston Hospital forms part of the UK network of burns and plastic surgery units, covering Wales, and the south west of England. Morriston is one of two specialist cardiac surgery services in Wales.

Other specialist services provided by the health board included cleft lip and palate, renal, fertility and bariatric surgery. Forensic mental health services are provided to a wider community which extends across the whole of South Wales.

The health board has an excellent reputation for research and innovation, with excellent links with Swansea University.

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Our Sites:

  • Morriston Hospital - our largest site, hosting our Emergency Department and tertiary services. One of the largest in Wales
  • Singleton Hospital hosts a range of acute services and maternity unit
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day case services 
  • We also provide a comprehensive Mental Health Service at Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend sites, along with Gorseinon Hospital for Assessment and Rehabilitation of Older People
  • Learning Disabilities - Celebrating 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

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