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Consultant in Emergency Medicine- PCH

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Specialist doctor, Emergency medicine
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you seeking to enhance your professional career in a stimulating and innovative setting? Would you prefer to commit for less days or hours per week?

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is the ideal choice for you.

Our division of Urgent and Emergency Care offers amazing professional development opportunities for experienced Consultant with an excellent balance between work and personal life.

The Emergency Departments and Medical Assessment Units at Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital are currently undergoing exciting development initiatives.

We have a great multidisciplinary team working together across a co-located ED, AAU/MAU and Ambulatory Care Unit. An integrated Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) services is in development providing rapid assessment of patients while maintaining high standards of patient care and streaming them to appropriate treatment pathways.

Our external partners will provide you with exciting development opportunities. Our consultants and registrars working clinical shifts at Mid-Anglian General Practitioners Accident Scheme (MAGPAS) Helimedix and East Anglia Air Ambulance (EAA).

We believe that adaptability is fundamental to fostering a productive team. We will accommodate individuals who require less than full-time employment.

For more information on the role and organise an informal visit, please contact Dr D Vijayasankar, Divisional Director of Urgent and Emergency Care at

Main duties of the job

The sessional commitments 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 and be expected to cover for colleague's absence from duty on 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 staff involved 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

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:

  • Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • 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

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further information regarding main responsibilities.

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 practice
  • Able to demonstrate 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 participate in research throughout Emergency Medicine
  • Willingness to undertake teaching of clinical staff at both undergraduate and or postgraduate teaching in formal settings
  • Evidence of participation in undergraduate 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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