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Consultant Anaesthetist with Intensive Care on call


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10 PA's
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£79,860 to £107,668
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There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.


The Department:

The successful applicant will make up a team of 46 consultants, including 3 RAF Consultants.

Amongst our consultants, we currently hold a variety of National and Trust positions. These include RCOA examiners, AAGBI Board Member, FRCEM examiner, EDIC examiner and NWAFT lead roles in transfusion, organ donation and resuscitation committee to name a few.

Work undertaken by the Department includes all the surgical specialities with the exception of cardio-thoracic, major vascular and neurosurgery. The total workload in Peterborough comprises approximately 22,000 operations per annum; there are approximately 2,700 emergency procedures carried out and over 4800 obstetric deliveries.

The Role:

The contract is full time at 10PAs per week, with any additional PAs subject to negotiation. The weekday rota is a combination of elective, emergency and trauma theatre work; and critical care second on-call. Out-of-hours the post-holder will participate in the critical care on-call rota.

Applicants should have full GMC registration and should be either on the Specialist Register for Anaesthesia or within 6 months of completion of training on the date of interview. FICM-approved training in intensive care medicine to advanced level is also required.

Benefits the department offer:

We are strongly family-focussed and believe in developing a solid support network amongst ourselves. We have a coffee room and rest facilities within the Department. There is a Trust mentor programme for all new consultant appointments as well as support from a named individual within the Department.

The Area

Stamford and its surrounding villages is a popular choice amongst our Consultants and is only 20 minutes away from the hospital. Stamford is a small Georgian market town with spectacular scenery, historic charm and fantastic schools. Stamford was voted the second best place to live in Britain by a panel of judges in the Sunday Times back in 2017.

Nearby Rutland is England’s smallest county and has numerous beautiful villages and market towns. The east of the county is easily commutable to the hospital. The village of Barrowden (where two of our Consultants live) is listed as the second best rural place to live in Britain for quality of life by the Telegraph in 2018.

Oundle and its surrounding villages are also easily commutable to the hospital. It is a Georgian market town, smaller than Stamford and famed for its school.

Schools are always an important consideration when looking at an area and there are excellent primary and secondary schools in the area covering both the state (including grammar schools) and private sector (Stamford, Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle).

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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

If you would like to discuss the post informally, or arrange a visit to the Trust, please contact

Dr Emma Chan, Clinical Lead for Theatres or

Dr Steven Forde, Associate Divisional Director Theatres & Critical Care , NWAFT.

Telephone 01733 677423/7420 (Direct Line).

If you have problems applying, contact

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Resourcing Department
Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Hinchingbrooke Park
PE29 6NT
01480 363692