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Consultant Anaesthetist with a special interest in Airway/ENT anaesth

  • NHS Jobs
  • Eastbourne, Eastbourne, BN21 2UD
  • 11/01/2019
Full time

Job Description


Consultant Anaesthetist with special interest in upper Airway and ENT surgery

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant Anaesthetist post within our Trust.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence as soon as possible. This post will be based primarily at Eastbourne District General Hospital, although, as with all Trust posts, there will be an element of cross-site working, with some lists at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings and also at Uckfield Community Hospital. Internal cover for weekday working is also expected.

The on-call commitment is undertaken at the Eastbourne site, through participation in a 1 in 10 rota, and includes covering Theatres and the Critical Care Unit at Eastbourne out of hours with an Intensivist colleague, based at the Conquest site available for advice.

The candidate will need to have extensive experience in general anaesthesia and subspecialist knowledge in advanced airway management.

Applicants must have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist register, or within 6 months of gaining CCT.

Interview Date - 6th March 2019

10 reasons why you should live and work in Sussex:

Natural beauty; Sussex has some fantastic natural features such as the Seven Sisters National Park, and many areas of outstanding natural beauty that include the medieval heathland and forests of the High Weald.

Beaches and harbours; Hastings still boasts the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, as well as the UK's steepest funicular. Meanwhile, Eastbourne offers a traditional Victorian seafront combined with the Sovereign Harbour marina.

Places to stay; There's a rich array of accommodation options, ranging from the five star Grand Hotel on Eastbourne seafront to quaint B&Bs set amid beautiful Sussex countryside.

Weather; Often referred to as 'The Sunshine Coast', both Eastbourne and Hastings regularly top the UK list for locations that enjoy the most hours of sunshine.

Birthplace of English History; The legacy of the Battle of Hastings still colours the entire town and the remains of William the Conqueror's first English castle still stand today.

Travel connections; London is just under two hours away by car or train, whilst Gatwick Airport, Eurostar and regular ferry crossings allow easy access to mainland Europe.

White Cliffs coastline; The stunning and world famous White Cliff coastline includes the iconic Beachy Head and The Seven Sisters, as well as Seaford Head and Hope Gap.

Places of cultural interest; East Sussex offers a rich array of culture, with art galleries such as Towner Gallery in Eastbourne and Jerwood Gallery in Hastings and an array of theatre and entertainment venues such as the De La Warr Pavillion in Bexhill, Congress & Devonshire Park Theatres in Eastbourne and the White Rock Theatre in Hastings.

Open spaces; Explore the beautiful South Downs Way, 1066 Country Walk, The Weald Way and the picturesque villages of Alfriston, Lewes, Rye, Hartfield and Burwash.

Festivals; To name but a few, these include Glyndebourne Opera Festival, the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations, Hastings Pirate Day and Eastbourne's Airbourne international air show.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Anne Canavan Trust Clinical Lead for Anaesthesia. 01323 413745 [email protected]

Informal Discussions and department visits are welcome