Consultant Anaesthetist

Job Description

Are you a consultant anaesthetist seeking a new opportunity to advance your career in a busy NHS Trust in Cambridgeshire?

If you wish to experience a wide and varied career within one organization and a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, then this is the NHS Trust for you. Here, you will be supported in developing your full potential and your individual contribution is recognized, respected and rewarded.

The Trust has three sites, serving the growing population of 750,000. At this organisation you will have increased opportunities to enhance services to ensure the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. You will be making up a team of 45 consultants including 2 MOD Consultants. The post is advertised on the basis of 10 PAs and any additional PAs will be subject to negotiation. You may need to take part in General/Obstetric Consultant on-call rota.

Main Duties:

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, Clinical Lead for Theatres & Associate Divisional Director on behalf of the Medical Director, three months after the commencement date of appointment. 

The distribution of workload and departmental planning requires a degree of flexibility from Consultant Anaesthetists. All of the predictable and unpredictable DCC work of this post is annualised and will consist of a flexible number of clinical sessions per week (planned sessions 4-8 for theatre) to an agreed annualised total. A typical week will consist of a mixture of elective lists such as ENT, colo-rectal, maxillo-facial surgery or gynaecology, but could also include emergency anaesthesia or trauma. This way of working has advantages for both the Individual and the Department


The Trust is based in one of the most affordable cities to live in the UK and is a popular place for families to settle down. It's currently undergoing a regeneration plan to provide high-quality residential and commercial properties in the heart of the city with plans to create extra space for more retail and cultural attractions. In the area, there are a variety of housing alternatives, including city life, small towns, and villages, all of which are within a reasonable commute to the hospitals. There are also outstanding schools and a wide selection of social and recreational activities to choose from.

Essential Criteria:

  • GMC Registration 

Desirable Criteria: 

  • CCT
  • NHS Experience

Next Steps:

We have more information available about this position. If you'd like to learn more before applying, please feel free to drop an email with your questions to or call 02030590936.

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