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Anaesthetics Consultant


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Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Devon & Exeter Hospitals
£76,761- £103,490
29/04/2018 23:59

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Consultant in Anaesthetics Close date 22nd April 2018 The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust welcomes applications for one of 2 Consultant Anaesthiatist posts.

The Trust serves the mixed urban and rural population of Exeter, east and mid Devon. In addition patients access specialist services from a wider region including the rest of Devon, Somerset and Cornwall.

The Trust is governed by a unitary board comprising a Chairman, Chief Executive and both Executive and Non-Executive Directors. The Executive Directors manage the day to day operational and financial performance of the Trust.These consist of the Chief Executive Officer, a Director of Transformation and Organisational Development, a Medical Director, a Director of Finance and Business Development and a Chief Nurse /Executive Director of Delivery. The Non-Executive directors do not have responsibility for the day to day management of the Trust but share the Board’s corporate responsibility for ensuring that the Trust is run efficiently, economically and effectively.

All permanent medical staff are members of the Medical Staff Committee which has an elected Chairman who represents the group at the Trust Management Committee. Clinical services are managed in three divisions led by a Divisional Director, Associate Medical Director and an Assistant Director of Nursing/Associate Director of Midwifery and Patient Care.

The appointee will be a member of the Department of Anaesthesia. The Anaesthetic Department, Theatres and Intensive Care in combination make up one of the four Clusters that form the framework for the Surgical Services Division. The department provides anaesthetic services primarily to the Wonford Hospital site in Exeter, but also to the Heavitree Hospital site and four theatres in satellite community hospitals. Most speciality areas are covered by the department, apart from neurosurgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery. Cover is provided for 260 theatre lists each week with approximately 50,000 cases receiving anaesthetic care.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity for all and encourage flexible working arrangements including job sharing. The Trust is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and so we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. The Trust expects all staff to behave in a way which recognises and respects the diversity in line with the appropriate standards.

In submitting an application form you authorise the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. Please note all authority for advertising RD&E posts rests solely with HR and any such requests should be made direct to them only.

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

Dr Mark Daugherty 01392 402475

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel - Medical Staffing
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403902

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need

Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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