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Specialist in Emergency Medicine

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
£83,945 to £95,275 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a unique opportunity to combine a challenging and rewarding role in an environment that offers excellent quality of life and a healthy work-life balance. The Isle of Wight has world-class sailing facilities and good beaches most of the Island is semi-rural with miles of unspoilt bridleways through National Trust woods and chalk down land, offering spectacular coastal walks in areas of outstanding natural beauty. There are also rapid and frequent ferry/rail links with Portsmouth, Southampton and Lymington (London can be reached in 90 minutes)

Part of the recent �48 million investment as required by the Department of Health, will be used to fund a new and innovative Emergency floor, incorporating a reconfigured and augmented Emergency Department, with Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) facilities, Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC), and Diagnostic services.

We are looking for a highly motivated doctor to join the senior middle grade rota covering 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work clinically in all aspects of Emergency Medicine, including resuscitation.

About us

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will work clinically in all aspects of Emergency Medicine, including resuscitation. Shop floor support is undertaken by one or two consultants in the department during the day and overnight by a consultant on-call. The post holder will be required to take the role of the Emergency Physician In Charge at night. It will be expected that the post will support junior middle grades as well as FY2 doctors and GPVTS trainees. The department is actively involved in audit and the post holder will be expected to undertake such activities.

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • GMC registration and license to practise


  • Membership with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Experience and Skills


  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in Emergency Medicine
  • Knowledge of current trends in specialty



  • Experience of teaching and training undergraduates, post graduates and junior medical staff



  • Commitment to the development of a high-quality, cost-effective service



  • Knowledge and understanding of current NHS issues
  • Ability to develop services

Personal Skills


  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Commitment to continuing medical education and professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


Emergency Department, St Marys Hospital

Parkhurst Road


PO30 5TG

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