Trust Doctor ST4+ in Emergency Medicine with Special Interest

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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The successful candidate will play a major role in the modernisation of the emergency care pathway following the introduction of the national Clinical Quality Indicators and through an extensive programme of development in the Trusts and health economy emergency flow improvement programme.

This is an exciting opportunity for beginning the expansion of emergency provision at the Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospital. We recognise the need to invest in our staff and support specialist skill development.

You will have excellent clinical skills and the ability to lead on the shop floor. You will be expected to be active in the teaching and supervision of all multi-disciplinary staff. We wish to continue to build our reputation as well as advancing standards of clinical care that are at the cutting edge of our specialty. We are looking for applicants who will contribute towards this and who will help us to drive the development of modern emergency care in our local health.

Main duties of the job

  • Be involved in the initial reception and management of patients attending the ED
  • Be involved in the full spectrum of Emergency Department patients including resuscitation and assessment of seriously injured and ill patients, dealing with complex cases, paediatrics and minor injuries.
  • Assist the consultants and senior nurses in the running of the shop floor, ensuring that patients are seen by appropriate staff in a timely fashion and that junior staff are appropriately supervised along with nursing staff and medical students.
  • Assist in maintaining flow of patients through the department and support national Quality Indicators.
  • Undertake some administrative responsibilities, for example, reviewing x-ray and pathology results.
  • Have the facility under the auspices of the Emergency Consultant to develop special interest for clinical research and to undertake audit projects or support audit projects of the junior medical staff.
  • Share the responsibility of conducting an observation ward round in the Emergency Department
  • Actively attend, participate and contribute towards teaching sessions for his/her own team as well as colleagues of varying levels
  • Maintain and develop own skills and learning
  • Maintain professional standards and obligations as set out by the GMC
  • Adhere to Trust Policies and Guidelines

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure you read the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role and requirements.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice.
  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Current certification in: ALS/ACLS, ATLS/ETC, and APLS/EPLS


  • Postgraduate Royal College qualification
  • Evidence of attendance at or qualification in expedition wilderness medicine or humanitarian course or qualification in above

Experience and Knowledge


  • At least 3 years post-registration, in training posts or posts with equivalent training and consultant supervision.
  • Minimum of 12 months working in Emergency Medicine.
  • Minimum of 3 months in Anaesthesia and/or Intensive Care Medicine
  • Experience of working in Paediatrics - general or emergency medicine.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to know own limitations & when to seek advice
  • Ability to prioritise workload & use initiative
  • Professional integrity & respect for others
  • Can demonstrate successful completion of foundation competencies or equivalent
  • Excellent time management - Ability to prioritise workload & use initiative
  • Minimum of 12 months working for an NHS organisation


  • Evidence of involvement in audit & research projects
  • Teaching skills
  • Presentation skills

Management & Administrative


  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and delegate responsibilities.
  • Ability to maintain accurate, and legible records.
  • Awareness of changes in NHS organisation (purchaser, provider and community care)
  • Ability to advise on efficient and smooth running of the service.
  • Ability to organise and manage own workload efficiently.
  • Good standard of note keeping, computer skills and Willingness to learn


  • Experience of Budget management.
  • Experience of Staff management



  • Demonstrate previous or current teaching experience.
  • Ability to motivate and support multidisciplinary team.


  • Experience of teaching medical students and postgraduate doctors in training and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Evidence of Leadership skills.
  • Educational Qualification.

Research, Audit and Clinical Governance


  • Experience of and commitment to medical audit.
  • Experience of research and Clinical Governance.

Communication skills and abilities


  • Demonstrates skills in spoken and written English. Capacity to adapt language as appropriate to clinical situations.
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with other members of staff and patients.
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a team, values the input of other health professionals in the team and Trust.
  • Ability to deliver presentations.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a multi-cultural community.
  • Empathetic and sensitive approach to patient needs.
  • Approachable and effective Multi-disciplinary team member with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with colleagues to provide continuing care.
  • Ability to motivate self and others.


  • IT Skills.
  • Presentation skills.

Continued Professional / Personal Development


  • Demonstrable evidence of lifelong learning.
  • Reflective approach to personal development with an ability to acknowledge and effectively manage poor performance.
  • Participation in appropriate peer review processes.

Personal Attributes


  • High ethical and professional standards Promotes equality and values diversity work with colleagues to provide continuing care.
  • Ability to motivate self and others.
  • Be mobile
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to travel to fulfil the requirements of the post.

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

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS FT - Cross Site Working


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