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Consultant in Anaesthesia with specialty interest in Obstetric Anaest posted by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Full Time
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston
£77,931 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

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Applications are invited for one post as consultant in anaesthesia with specialist interest in Obstetric anaesthesia within Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust. Candidates must have full General Medical Council (GMC) registration, hold FRCA or equivalent, and be on the Specialist Register of the GMC in Anaesthesia. The post will be to commence as soon as possible.

The successful candidates will join an enthusiastic team of 79 Consultants; 9 SAS doctors and over 30 trainees in delivering anaesthetic services across both The Royal Preston and Chorley Hospital sites.

The appointee will have Anaesthetic theatre duties covering obstetric anaesthesia including a range of adult and paediatric anaesthesia. The Department has an excellent reputation for teaching and training.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals provides a wide range of general hospital services to around 370,000 people from the Chorley, South Ribble and Preston areas. In addition we provide specialist services to around 1.5 million people from Lancashire and South Cumbria. This includes Neurosurgery, Vascular, Major Head and Neck surgery, Paediatric and Gynae-oncology. The Trust has recently been designated as both a Major Trauma Centre and Vascular Centre.

Interviews are to be held on Tuesday 24th September from 1.00 pm.

For further details / informal visits please contact one of the following:-

Dr Anna Bewlay - Lead for Obstetric Anaesthesia: [Click here to apply]
Dr Parag Desai - Clinical Director: [Click here to apply]

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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