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Locum Consultant Anaesthetist with a Special Interest in Intensive Care Medicine


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Fixed Term 6 Months
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Southport and Ormskirk
£77,913- £105,042 Per Annum
07/02/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.



Locum Consultant Anaesthetist
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Anaesthetics with an interest in Intensive Care Medicine
Fixed Term 6 Months
Full Time
Band YM73
£77,913- £105,042 per annum

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Locum Consultant to join our Anaesthetic department based at both Southport and Ormskirk hospitals, with 3 ICU sessions on the Southport site. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for Emergency Surgery, Maternity, Paediatric emergencies for stabilization and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 8 basis.

The department covers a wide range of surgical specialties including General, Urology – with Day Case Holmium Laser Prostectomy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Day Case ENT Surgery, Dental Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Intensive Care. There is a Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southport Hospital site and an acute and chronic pain service exists on both sites.

The successful candidate will be integrated into an established and supportive Anaesthetic department which will enable them to meet the challenges involved, as well as help develop and evolve the critical care and outreach services.

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team which consists of 18 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 Core Trainees including an ACCS Trainee providing an Anaesthetic service to the Trust which is based on two main sites at Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The trainee feedback both locally and via the GMC survey over the last 2 years has shown we provide excellent training for junior trainees.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development.

Date Advertised: 10/01/2019

Date Advert Closes: 07/02/2019

Date Shortlisting to commence: 08/02/2019

Date of Interviews: TBC

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Arrangements to visit the hospital and informal enquiries may be made directly to Dr S Kehinde Clinical Director/Chronic Pain, or Dr J Kirby Associate Medical Director/Chronic Pain contactable via their secretary on 01704 704201.

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