Specialist Grade doctor in Critical Care Medicine

  • £80,693 - £91,584
  • North West
  • Fixed

The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Grade Doctor in Intensive Care Medicine at a highly reputable NHS Foundation Trust. You will be joining a friendly and forward-thinking Consultant Team, who aim to support their specialists with specialist registration applications.   This role would suit a senior doctor who is interested in gaining further clinical and non-clinical experience before applying for specialist registration through CESR. The hospital is a trust of 5 site bases with intensive care departments on 2 of its larger sites and theatres on 3 of the 5 sites. You will be based within a small, friendly, district general hospital located on the Coast.

Key Details

  • Job title: Specialist Grade doctor in Critical Care Medicine Location: North West
  • Salary: £80,693 - £91,584
  • Contract: 2 years (with a view to extend)

Main Duties          

  • The post is 10PA’s with discussions for an additional 2 PA’s subject to the needs of the service. ·        
  • This is a 1:8 rota covering weekends and nights.         
  • You will join a well-established team of 8 Consultants with several Specialists and Specialty Doctors supporting all general services         
  • Responsible for the professional supervision, training & management of junior medical staff, carrying out teaching, examination & accreditation duties as required & contributing to postgraduate & CPD activity locally & nationally as appropriate         
  • Participate in clinical audit under local arrangements.    
  • Provision of teaching and training at undergraduate and postgraduate level and supervised and train the juniors and specialty doctors

Professional Development   

  • Within the job plan 1.5 PAs of core SPA is provided, additional one SPA will be allocated with the allocation of specific responsibilities in relation to education, research & service development.          
  • The allocation of SPA time will be discussed with the successful candidate upon appointment so that their aspirations can be considered & supported.          
  • CESR applications and progression are actively encouraged and additional SPA time can be allocated for this.         
  • There is an active teaching/training programme within the ICU department with one half day allocated each month to formal audit activities.          
  • The Trust is committed to the support of “continuing professional development” for all clinicians.          
  • Study leave entitlement is ten working days annually (thirty days within any three year period) but is subject to a maximum level of expenses determined by the Trust.  


In order to apply for this role you will need:          

  • Full GMC Registration (or have been invited to your ID check in the UK)        
  • Prior NHS experience (working at any grade)          
  • A recognised post graduate qualification (e.g. EDAIC, EDIC, MRCP, FRCA, USMLE)          
  • Great English language skills (evidenced via an OET or IELTS exam)         
  • Clear understanding of CESR and the specialist registration process          
  • Have started the FFICM examinations         
  • Experience in a similar position either overseas or domestically (Specialty Doctor/Specialist/Senior Resident)          
  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues    

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

We look forward to hearing from you regrading this exciting opportunity!

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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