Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia)

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area AnaesthesiaGrade Band 8aContract PermanentHours Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-SCB890-SA Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £49,077 - £56,632 per annum inclusiveClosing 13/11/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Physician Assistant (Anaesthesia)

Applications are invited for the post of Physician Assistant (Anaesthesia) based at University College Hospital London. Candidates will be required to hold a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Physicians’ Assistant (Anaesthesia) and be registered with the NMC or HCPC.

University College Hospital is a major teaching hospital with 26 operating theatres. It is a centre of excellence with expertise in major surgery, including upper and lower GI, orthopaedics, urology, paediatrics, head and neck, breast, gynaecology and thoracic.

The post holder will be expected to provide anaesthetic services to include: assisting with anaesthesia, monitoring and maintaining the condition of patients, and under supervision, conduct the induction and emergence from anaesthesia. In addition to this the post holder will provide advanced clinical skills by undertaking advanced practice in areas such as regional anaesthesia, conscious sedation, support for major surgery, and prescribing.

Candidates will work as part of an effective a team in a forward thinking and innovative learning environment, and will contribute to the academic life of the department and be involved in teaching and quality improvement / research.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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