Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics

  • £51,000 - £81,200
  • Wales
  • Permanent

The Job

This is a great opportunity for a doctor with prior NHS experience to join a welcoming team of anaesthetists providing services for theatre critical care, emergency department, obstetrics and interhospital transfer.

The position is ideal for doctors looking to persue anaesthetic training or take a long-term nonconsultant career post. You will receive a supported structured induction with great opportunities to develop your skills in critical care medicine and obstetrics. The standard job rota will be 10 sessions per week with opportunities to take up additional sessions and SPA’s.

Main Duties

  • You will be working within the departments suite of 6 theatres, a day surgical unit and obstetric unit
  • Providing cover for an 18-bedded critical care unit that combines HDU and ITU
  • The surgical specialties served are general surgery, colorectal surgery, urology, orthopaedics and trauma, obstetrics and gynaecology, ENT and ophthalmology.
  • You will be covering intensive care and the obstetric on-call rota
  • Working alongside consultants in the critical care unit and chronic pain clinics.
  • Work effectively as part of the emergency department team that manages critically ill patients and facilitates inter-hospital road and air transfers.
  • Supervising junior staff and teaching

Support & Development

  • This Trust values its Specialty Doctors and is keen to support further learning and examinations
  • The department runs weekly FRCA examination study groups and supports specialty doctors wishing to gain their fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetist and training schemes.
  • There is an excellent medical library on-site with a very active postgraduate medical programme.
  • The department allows time off and financial support for study leave, as well as a minimum of 27 days annual leave, and 8 bank holidays.
  • You will have the opportunity to get involved in high calibre research and clinical audits
  • The Health Board has University status with strong links to both Swansea & Cardiff Universities to promote development and multi-professional teaching.


In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete
  • Recognized post graduate degree (EDAIC, EDIC, MRCP, FRCA, USMLE)
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification
  • Experience in a similar position overseas or locally (Specialty Doctor/Specialist/Senior Resident)
  • Prior NHS experience
  • Experience on an obstetric on-call rota

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
Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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