Registrar Acute Medicine

  • (+ 50% banding = £50,686 - £79,698)
  • North East
  • Fixed

The team are looking for an individual with strong Acute Medicine skills, whether this comes from a background in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Intensive Care, or a combination. This is an excellent steppingstone for a doctor looking to do 12-18 months in a service role in the NHS to gain experience and sign off their core competencies, in order to step into a training role in a medical sub-specialty of their choosing.

Main Duties: 

  • The appointee will be expected to assess and manage patients who present to the AMU, often a broad range of unselected acute cases.

  • They will also be expected to participate in the general / acute medicine Registrar on call rota. This is currently run on a 1:8 frequency but the team are looking to move towards a 1:10 model.

    • The individual will be working in a team including Acute Medicine Consultants, fellow Acute Registrars, junior doctors, nurses, and advanced care practitioners. They will also be working alongside colleagues in sub-specialties such as Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Geriatrics, etc.

    • The main bulk of the work will be spent in the Acute Medical Unit (AMU), the Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC), and the Medical Decisions Unit (MDU).

    The Hospital:

    The role is based in a university teaching hospital in the northeast of England. The team have good experience helping international doctors settle into the new healthcare system, so can offer an extensive and well thought through induction period to begin with. All Registrars are expected to spend their allocated non-clinical time in Continuing Professional Development projects, or in departmental improvement projects. Such projects are encouraged and supported.

    The location:

    The location is based in a city in the northeast of England. It has a population of around 350,000 people so has a nice, busy atmosphere without being crowded. There’s a wide range of amenities, such as international shops and markets, restaurants, and leisure activities like cinemas, parks, etc.


    To apply for this position, you will need the following:

    • Full MRCP (or equivalent, MRCP Ireland, Sri Lankan MD, etc.)
    • OET / IELTS
    • GMC registration
    • 3 years of Registrar level experience in Medicine

    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

    To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.  

    Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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