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Locum Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 a year 10 PAs
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

Job Details

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Locum Consultant Intensivist with commitment to Intensive Care Medicine (CCT in ICM) within the Critical Care Services Directorate (CCSD). The applicant must hold a recognised higher qualification -FRCA and FFICM or equivalent.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants shall be joining a team of eight intensivists, providing care on the modern, well equipped, 28 bedded ICCU at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, a progressive 900+ bed DGH with over 8,000 staff.

About us

Current Integrated Critical Care Unit has General and Cardiac areas with 14 beds each and is looking to expand by a further 10 beds. The Consultant team comprises of seven Anaesthetist Intensivists and a Respiratory Physician providing cover for General ICU. The resident care is provided by two tiers of trainees/senior clinical fellows

The Critical Care Services Directorate has a team of 50 consultant anaesthetists/intensivists and has undergone expansion in regional cancer services as well as robotically assisted laparoscopic surgery & enhanced recovery. The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust also provides clinical services to Cannock Chase Hospital with seven theatres where elective orthopaedic surgery is carried out. There is also consideration of re-locating some regional maternity services as well.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Initially these posts offer 10 PAs including 1.5 SPAs but this would be increased to 12 PAs to reflect any additional professional activity. Amongst the 8 intensivists there is a BSE and TOE trained consultant supported by 4 other consultants who are FICE trained. Opportunity may also be available to develop a SIM interest and the postgraduate centre has a 4 bedded SIM Ward. One consultant has completed a SIM Fellowship. The organisation is also developing a management programme for training future clinical and medical directors

Person Specification
Educational Qualifications

  • Full registration and a licence to practise with the GMC
  • FRCA,MRCP, MCEM or equivalent, FFICM and CCT in ICM
  • Full registration and a licence to practise with the GMC


  • Higher Degree

Research and Audit

  • Current Certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) in Research
  • Publication and / or verbal presentation of an ICM/ Anaesthetic related subject at a national / international meeting
  • Evidence of audit and the implementation of change following the audit.


  • Relevant research published in peer review journal
  • Research experience in ICM and/or Anaesthesia





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