Locum Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Bristol, BS2 8HW

Salary: Not specified

Locum Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist

A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

Applications are invited for a 6 month locum consultant position, joining the department of paediatric anaesthesia at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, this is a fixed term vacancy commencing on the 1stMay 2023.

The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children provides secondary and tertiary health services for the region, and is the site of regional and supra-regional services in paediatric oncology, bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, cardiac surgery, paediatric surgery, intensive care, neurology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, respiratory medicine, nephrology, neurosurgery, plastics and burns.

The successful applicant will join a welcoming department of 24 Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetists and provide anaesthetic care for patients having surgery under a wide range of surgical specialties (excluding anaesthesia for cardiology and cardiac surgery). The Children’s hospital is part of University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust, one of the largest foundation trusts in the country with strong links to the University of Bristol and University of the West of England.

Applicants are required to be post CCT with GMC registration and have at least 12 months suitable Paediatric anaesthesia subspecialty experience in a recognised centre in the UK or abroad.

The appointee will be responsible for the provision of anaesthesia and analgesia care to the patients entrusted to him/her at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and neighbouring hospitals within the Trust (Bristol Dental Hospital & Bristol Eye Hospital).

University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, with a workforce of over 13,000 staff and 100+ different clinical services across 10 sites, serving a population of over 500,000 people across Bristol and Weston. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to patients. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust, committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.

Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South West offers. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As an equal opportunities employer, actively working towards a diverse workforce, we aim to create a workforce that represents the diversity of our community and are committed to designing our services around the needs of patients and their loved ones. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

It is important that you are aware that you may need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, for all patient facing roles and roles within patient facing areas (unless there is a clear medical reason or where there are other exceptional circumstances such as no requirement for occasional patient contact).

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specifications for further details of this position.

This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Apr 2023

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