Consultant Anaesthetist with a Special Interest in Critical Care

Calderdale and Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£79,860-£107,668 per annum subject to experience
10 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.

Interview date: TBC

The Trust has developed proposals for the next exciting phase in its development. Over the next five years we will centralise care at our Trust in two specialist centres - an emergency care centre with a dedicated paediatric unit in Calderdale and a specialist centre for planned care alongside our new Acre Mills Outpatient Centre in Huddersfield. The Trust is recruiting Consultant Anaesthetists with an interest in intensive care to undertake sessions at both Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. They will participate in the on-call rota. There are currently 13 Critical Care beds in 2 units. At Calderdale Royal Hospital there is a 5 bedded unit and 9 operating theatres with a central PACU, while on the Huddersfield site there are six theatres with a central PACU which forms the main theatre suite. In addition there are a further three theatres located in a purpose-built self-contained theatres located in a purpose-built self-contained Day Surgery Unit.

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust are proud providers of acute hospital services, where we value our staff and recognise that they are our greatest asset. With a fantastic leadership team, headed by Owen Williams, our CEO who has just made it to the top 100 BAME Leaders list CHFT is at the forefront of Digital Health utilising a number of electronic solutions to improve patient care. The CQC rated us as Good in June 2018. In their report they confirmed that; “Staff were caring and provided compassionate care. Patients were treated with dignity and respect and their privacy was respected. Patients spoke positively about the care they received”.

If you want to join a supportive and friendly team providing compassionate care then come and join us to help us achieve ‘outstanding’ in the next CQC inspection. We are nestled in the heart of the stunning Pennine hills; the area which inspired the works of the Bronte sisters. We’re conveniently located close to Manchester, and surrounded by breathtaking scenery, places to visit and things to do. With an affordable housing market and fantastic schools CHFT is perfect for family life as well as professional development.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if in a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the GMC Specialist Register to be considered for a consultant appointment by the Advisory Appointments Committee. Applicants must continue to hold a License to Practice.

If you want to talk about opportunities please contact us at and we will put you in touch with the relevant people that can tell you more about the role and how you can fit into the team. If you require any further information you can call the Medical HR team on 01484 355029.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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