Consultant in Anaesthesia x2

Chichester, West Sussex
£79,860 - £107,668
09 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

(10 PAs)

Based at St Richard’s Hospital

Applications are invited for the above post of Consultants in Anaesthesia, at St Richard’s Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

We wish to recruit two individuals to support the department in maintaining the quality of anaesthetic services throughout the Trust. The successful candidates will be expected to possess broad experience in all aspects of general anaesthesia and must be prepared to participate in audit, teaching, research and the continued development of the service. Applications are especially welcomed from those with an interest in paediatrics and bariatrics.

 Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country. We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients. 

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels. We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery. We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.

 Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

 All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

Dr Gavin Allan, Clinical Director ITU, Anaesthesia & Theatres, Worthing Hospital. Tel: Worthing (01903) 205111 Ext 85151

Dr Sharon Avery, Consultant Anaesthetist, St. Richard’s Hospital. Tel: St Richard’s (01243)788122 Ext 35290.

Alternatively to apply, please click the apply button.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Please see attached document attached which can be downloaded for further information regarding the post.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.

Closing Date:  3 November 2019.

Interview Date: 13 December 2019.

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