Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

  • £99,532 - £131,964
  • South East
  • Fixed

Are you a dedicated and experienced Consultant Anaesthetist seeking a new opportunity? A fantastic general hospital in the South East of England is inviting applications for the position of Locum Consultant Anaesthetist to join their esteemed team. As a cornerstone of healthcare in the region, the Trust is committed to delivering high-quality patient care, and are looking for an individual who shares their passion for excellence.

The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being of patients throughout the perioperative period. Your responsibilities will encompass administering anaesthesia, conducting pre-operative assessments, and delivering post-operative care. Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, you will contribute to the comprehensive treatment of patients across various surgical specialties.

An subspecialty is encouraged and the department are particularly interested in speaking with those who would like to pursue Paediatrics or Obstetrics.

The Department

The Anaesthesia Department is at the forefront of innovation and excellence in perioperative care. Comprising a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, they pride themselves on delivering patient-centered, compassionate, and safe anaesthetic services.

The department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including cutting-edge monitoring technologies and advanced anesthesia delivery systems. They foster a collaborative and supportive environment, where teamwork is paramount in ensuring optimal patient outcomes. With a diverse caseload covering various surgical specialties, including orthopaedics, general surgery, and obstetrics, our consultants and staff gain exposure to a wide range of clinical scenarios, contributing to continuous professional development.

Main Duties of the job

  • Anaesthesia Administration: Utilize your expertise to administer anaesthesia to patients undergoing diverse surgical procedures, tailoring your approach to individual patient needs.
  • Perioperative Care: Conduct thorough pre-operative assessments, ensuring patient readiness for surgery. Provide attentive post-operative care to facilitate a smooth recovery process.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with surgeons, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to create a cohesive and efficient perioperative care team.
  • On-call Duties: Participate in on-call duties as per the departmental rota, contributing to emergency care and ensuring 24/7 coverage.

Opportunities for development  

The department recognizes the importance of continuous learning and professional growth. As a Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, you will have access to a range of opportunities designed to enhance your skills and expertise. The hospital committed to supporting your development through ongoing training programs, workshops, and conferences. Engage with our seasoned professionals, participate in research initiatives, and take advantage of our well-established mentorship programs.

Additionally, the department encourage and financially support attendance at national and international conferences, allowing you to stay abreast of the latest advancements in anaesthetics. Your development as an anaesthetist at the hospital is not just encouraged – it's nurtured.


  • GMC Registration: Hold a valid registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and inclusion on the Specialist Register.
  • Proven Experience: Demonstrate a track record of experience as a Consultant Anaesthetist, showcasing your expertise in providing high-quality patient care.
  • Communication Skills: Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering effective collaboration within the healthcare team.

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking 
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this opportunity or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to apply@bdiresourcing.com and one of the Anaesthetics & ICU specialists will be in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search!

Tyler Davies Executive Recruitment Consultant

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