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Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics and Critical Care

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Llantrisant, Pontyclun
£52,542 to £82,418 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Specialty Doctor to our dynamic Anaesthetics and Critical Care Department at Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will join a team of Consultants and Specialty Doctors responsible for the provision of anaesthetics and critical care services to the University Health Board in Cwm Taf Morgannwg. The Specialty Doctor will be based at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital , Llantrisant but may also be required to work in Prince Charles in Merthyr Tydfil, Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend and across other sites within the organisation .

The Specialty Doctor is an important member of the department. The post holder will be encouraged to take up lead roles in various areas including teaching and training. The department is a close knit group of anaesthetists who pride themselves on their team ethos. The Specialty Doctors have a good blend of independence and support from the consultant body.

The post will be part of the on call rota on a 1:8, with a 10 session job plan plus three additional sessions, with enhanced payment for the on call commitment.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in the three County Boroughs of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda, Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15,000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice, eligible to work in UK
  • ALS Certified


  • Part 1 FRCA
  • ATLS Qualified
  • EPLS/APLS Qualified


  • 4 years postgraduate training (or equivalent on part time or flexible basis), with a minimum of 3 years in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
  • Completion of core training or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience by the time of commencement of employment


  • Experience of working in the UK

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrable ability to work unsupervised during unsociable hours


  • Demonstrable commitment to the audit process and ability to participate in audit to practice evidence based medicine






Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) provides primary, community, hospital and mental health services to the 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Providing great health care to our community is our number one priority.

CTMUHB is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales, with three district general hospital sites, and was formed in 2019. We are ideally situated between Wales’ capital city Cardiff to the south, the coastal town of Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons National Park to the north where you can explore the breath-taking beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and woodlands. We operate within a vibrant community, rich with history and heritage. You can also explore other parts of Wales. Our central location makes us the perfect starting point and we’re within easy reach of vibrant cities including Swansea and Bristol, as well as Cardiff.

If you come to work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg you will be guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome, opportunities for professional development and a clinical environment that innovates to improve. With almost 12,000 staff our workforce is the lifeblood not only of the University Health Board, but also many of the communities that we serve. We take our staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. Our Health Board is committed to building a culture it feels proud of, with recognisable values at its core that can be felt and understood by every person who comes into contact with them.

You don’t have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you the opportunity to learn. We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.

For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordable housing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Whether its paddle boarding, caving, outdoor swimming or singing in a male voice choir- Cwm Taf Morgannwg will provide a fantastic work-life balance for everyone.

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