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Consultant General Anaesthetist

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£93,666.00 - £126,281.00
Closing date
24 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Anaesthesia
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job overview

Applications are invited for the position of substantive Consultant General Anaesthetist to join the existing team of 67 Consultant Anaesthetists. A standard full time job plan will have minimum of 10 PAs which includes a minimum of 1.5 SPA time. There are 3 posts.

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

The package includes recruitment and retention premia of £20,000 which will be paid in 2 equal instalments of £ 10,000 each. The first instalment of £10000 will be paid in the 13th Month salary and the second instalment will be paid in the 25th month salary after commencement of the post. There is also up to £8000 relocation allowance on provision of the relevant expense receipts.

These are 3 new posts to support the service expansion in the Surgical Health Group. The Consultant Anaesthetist will provide Anaesthetic services at both Trust sites, Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. The Consultant Anaesthetist will also provide on call cover for CEPOD Theatres in Hull Royal Infirmary at 1 in 18 which has potential to become 1 in 20.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be providing anaesthesia services to tertiary hospital specialities including but not limited to neurosurgery, vascular surgery, GI surgery, urology ,Robotic surgery, ENT/oral maxillofacial surgery, trauma and CEPOD theatres. The flexible theatre sessions will include anaesthetic cover for acute and elective surgery on both sites of the Trust at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

The East Riding of Yorkshire is a very popular place to live. It extends to several well-known East Coast resorts as well as containing the Yorkshire Wolds and Yorkshire Moors. The cost of living is significantly lower than elsewhere in the country making it an excellent place to achieve a good work/life balance. 

Please include in the additional information section of the application form, the name of your current responsible officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation. Further Information is available from Dr Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Clinical Director for Anaesthesia, Theatres and Critical Care (01482 674542)

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 this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Dr Ganesh Gopalakrishnan Job title Clinical Director for Anaesthesia Email address Telephone number 01482 674542


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