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Specialty Doctor in Anaesthesia

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£52,530 to £82,400 gross per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, Anaesthesia
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the largest Health Board in Wales. The Health Board provides a full range of elective and non-elective secondary care services, although it is highly emergency driven with a very busy ED Department. As part of the anaesthetic team you will make an important contribution to the provision of patient treatment and care within the Health Board.

We are currently seeking two Specialty Doctor who will support the work of the Consultant Anaesthetists within Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Main duties of the job

This is a full time post with out of hours commitments. Remuneration will be commensurate with individuals' experience. The job plan is negotiable, depending on individual's interests (see section 3) and service requirements.

Specialty Doctor duties link with trainee and clinical fellow duties to provide a broad service.

As an example a typical job plan will include:

  • On-call commitment in anaesthesia/critical care/obstetrics depending on the candidate's competencies.
  • Varied daytime work to encompass a range of clinical experience
  • Professional development and teaching supported by 2 SPAs

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Supporting Documents section for further details on the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

  • At least 4 years post-graduate experience with a minimum 2 years in the specialty
  • Evidence of interest in Quality Improvement.


  • Anaesthetic experience in a broad range of specialities
  • Evidence of research relevant to Anaesthesia

Basic Skills & Abilities

  • Has achieved appropriate level of core competencies
  • Completion of Foundation Program


  • ITU and obstetric anaesthesia experience
  • Experience in paediatric anaesthesia
  • Appropriate levels of skills and abilities to provide anaesthesia for general emergencies for adults
  • Good working knowledge and experience of up-to-date anaesthetics


  • MBChB or equivalent
  • Full registration with GMC


  • FRCA
  • ALS/ATLS/APLS or similar
  • Ionising Radiation Certificate
  • Member MDU/MPS or similar

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