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Permanent Consultant Anaesthetist - Special Interest in Chronic Pain Medicine

Salary: £82,096 - £110,683/year
Location: Merseyside
Company: Skilled Medical
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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The Position

Full time: 11 sessions per week (11 PA's) Consultant Anaesthetist - Special Interest in Chronic Pain Medicine

This is a full time post based at both hospitals. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for emergency surgery, maternity, paediatric emergencies for stabilisation and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 9 basis. The role is divided between Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics. The Pain Team consists of 1 Consultant plus two vacant positions, 1 Acute/Chronic Pain Sister, 2 Acute/Chronic Pain Nurses and 1 Chronic Pain Health Care Assistant, for outpatients and inpatients. The Pain Team see’s on average 1300 new patients per year. This is an opportunity to take the Pain Service forward, developing the service within the Hospital. We have a close link with the Psychologist and GP with special interest in Pain Management, and Specialist Physiotherapist

Health Service

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team. The Department of Anaesthesia consists of 19 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 core trainees including 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 had 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.

The Location


Essential Criteria

  • Full registration with General Medical Council and Licence to Practice MB ChB or equivalent. FRCA or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience of working in pain medicine/ anaesthesia within the NHS
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a training post in anaesthesia
  • Active consistent engagement with clinical audit and/ or QIP
  • Understanding of NHS management and leadership responsibilities of a consultant

The Package

Full time: 11 sessions per week (11 PA's)

£82,096 - £110,683/year

About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

With local offices in London and Melbourne, we provide a personalised service to assist medical professionals with locum/temp and permanent placements.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.

To Apply

For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Henry Davis by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team in London on +44 (0) 333 444 2000 or in Australia on 1300 900 100.

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