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Locally Employed Doctor ST3+ in Anaesthetics & Intensive Care

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust is looking for a fixed term Locally Employed Doctor in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care who will be based at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Telford for the on-call element of the role but with responsibilities across both hospitals' sites during normal working hours.

Duties will principally involve supported cover of elective theatre sessions, an on-call commitment to the Intensive Care Unit and occasional daytime work in emergency theatres/ obstetric theatres and delivery suite.

Main duties of the job

Clinical duties will include:
  • Undertake theatre sessions and ITU/HDU sessions with accompanying consultants
  • To take part in the 2ndon call rota managing ITU/HDU and supervising the SHO in theatres
  • To provide support to the novice trainees and medical students and actively contribute to training and continuity of service
  • To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.
  • To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
  • To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire) Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin) and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) - all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes' drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at the Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen and the Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch Community Hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the 1in8 full-shift rota. The rota is compliant with the terms and conditions of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract, 2021 Specialty Doctor Contract and WTD and has been carefully designed to maximise training opportunities for doctors whilst maintaining a safe and efficient service, with an even spread of long days and nights. The post holder will be 1 of the 8 doctors contributing to the full shift rota with a weekend frequency of 1:4 with 7-night shifts across an 8-week reference period and is prospectively covered for annual and study leave.

Please refer to the attached job pack for further information on the rota duties.

Person Specification



  • MBBS, MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS) Certification


  • FRCA part 1

Entry Criteria


  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • 4 years post-graduate study with demonstratable equivalent experience and/or completion of NHS foundation and core/specialist training years 1 and 2
  • A minimum of 1 year NHS experience in Anaesthesia
  • Experience in all aspects of Anaesthesia and critical care medicine
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of health service delivery within the NHS

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle



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