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Consultant in Emergency Medicine- PCH

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Emergency Medicine team is seeking an experienced and ambitious Consultant to lead the team and developed further the emergency care. We are offering a full time permanent role based at Peterborough City Hospital, however, you may be required to work cross site to Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

You will be passionate in providing comprehensive 24-hour emergency care to our local communities while maintaining high clinical standards in the assessment and treatment of patients.

You will provide clinical leadership and supervision for the junior medical staff and the nursing staff while promoting a positive and supportive atmosphere which encourages staff to innovate and to go beyond the call of duty in order achieve key objectives.As an innovator, you will help develop and promote the department clinical guidelines in line with evidence based practice.

You must be on the GMC's Specialist Register or be within 6 months of completion of CCT prior to taking up appointment. In addition, you will be a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, or have equivalent experience and training.

We are supporting and encourage you to pursue and develop a special interest in an area relevant to the Emergency services.

If you are dedicated to the innovation our Emergency services to deliver high quality patient experience, then join the team at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust!

Please refer to JD attached for more information.


Main duties of the job


The job plan is anticipated to contain 10 programmed activities per week. The Supporting Professional Activity shall be agreed at individual job planning and minimum of 1.5 PA is granted to start with and additional SPA activity shall be made up by supervision of trainees, non-trainees, ACP's and Physician Associated.

You will provide clinical assessment, treatment and supervision to all patients' care requirements attending the Emergency Department until onward referral and discharge.

You will be joining the on-call consultant rota. You will be expected to cover for colleague's absence from dutyon the basis of mutually agreed arrangements with the Department and Employing Trust.

You will ensure data collection and processing undertaken is consistently accurate and timely and complies with the Trust Data Quality Policy and information Governance Procedures.

You will ensure adequate arrangements for hospital staffinvolved in the care of patients, to be able to contact them when necessary, and to observe the current local arrangements for advising details of leave

If you like to find more about the role and organise an informal visit, we are welcoming you to contact Katherine Mortimore, Clinical Lead on 01733 673342 or via email



About us


North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care to our local communities via two District General Hospitals in Peterborough and Huntingdon, and a community hospital in Stamford.

We are promoting flexible working and a health work/home life balance. Agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
  • In-house Physiotherapy Services
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
  • Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
  • Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.


Job description

Job responsibilities


The post holder will be required to maintain high clinical standards in the assessment and treatment of patients and in the overall development of the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre services:


Day to day management of a busy ED:

  • Reception, resuscitation, diagnosis and initial treatment of patients.
  • Regular teaching of medical staff, nurses, ENPs, ACPs and medical students attached to the department, as well as occasional teaching of other staff.
  • Participation and organisation of medical and clinical audit.
  • Clinical care of patients admitted to the Clinical Observation and Decision Unit.
  • Development of a specialist interest will be encouraged within the remit of the department.

Please refer to JD attached for more information.


Person Specification



  • Must have fully registered GMC registration
  • Certification of completion of Specialist training
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine
  • ATLS, APLS/EPLS and ALS provider


  • Instructor in one or more life support courses
  • Additional sub-speciality training qualifications

Professional Practice


  • Evidence of first rate professional pricatice
  • Able to demonstarte clinical skills in management of full range of patient presentations as defined in the RCEM curriculum


  • Evidence of extended clinical skills in areas pertinent to acute and emergency medicine



  • Demonstrate teaching ability and experience
  • Commitment to particiapte in research throughout Emergency Medicine
  • Willingness to undertake teaching of clinical staff at both undergraduate ans or postgradutae teaching in formal settings
  • Evidence of participation in indergraduate and or postgraduate teaching in formal settings


  • Completion of Education training course/further qualifications
  • Published research and audit
  • Peer reviewed publications

Personal requirements


  • Evidence of management experience
  • Evidence of good team working with peers and other senior colleagues
  • Flexible attitude and good communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into and share leadership of a multidisciplinary team
  • IT and computer literacy


  • Has demonstrated ability to work under pressure and in difficult circumstances
  • To be able to demonstrate team leadership skills and work on own initiative

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