Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

  • MC75 PayScale (£51,000 - £80,000)
  • South East
  • Fixed

The Trust is searching for doctors that excel in their roles and are looking to further their career in Emergency Medicine.  A Specialty Doctor position is currently available where you will be expected to assist other Specialty Doctors in running the shop floor during night shifts whilst assisting your junior colleagues. As well as training and teaching sessions being provided, the offer provides protected SPA time for continuous professional development. This is a senior position within the emergency department and the successful applicant will be expected to have the skills required to take responsibility as the most senior resident doctor when the Emergency Medicine Consultant is non-resident and on call for emergencies. The post holder will be clinically and educationally responsible to the Consultants in Emergency Medicine.

Duties and Responsibilities

A job plan will be provided before joining the department and this will be reviewed annually. The duties and responsibilities include:

  • To see patients attending the Emergency Department, making primary diagnosis, and initiating emergency treatment. This will be at middle-grade level within the department.
  • To provide sufficient information during handover to colleagues to ensure consistency of care
  • Demonstrate, teach, supervise, and lead by example to Registrars and supervise Junior doctors within the department.
  • To develop professionally and take part in all services development
  • To participate in clinical and other service activities and developments with the aim of ensuring a high standard of patient care across the Trust.
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism, especially in relation to documentation

The Hospital and the Emergency department

The hospital emergency department, which has been rated as Good by the CQC is staffed by 10 consultants, 14 specialty doctors and multiple registrars as well junior doctors. The trust employs over 3,000 doctors (clinical and non-clinical) and is one of the largest trusts in the county. The hospital is an acute district general hospital, has 478 beds and an emergency department that is open 24 hours, 365 days a year. The trust is ranked in the top 5 out of 120 NHS trusts in England due to overall performance in important care targets.


The hospital is based in the Southeast of England area near the coast where it has direct methods of access into the capital via the train or motorway systems. The surrounding area has schools that are rated as “outstanding” by the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED). The surrounding area has multiple supermarkets, local leisure centres and multiple places of worship. The area is very multicultural and has a large population of international medical graduates.


  • 3 Years in Emergency Medicine
  • ALS (Essential)
  • OET or IELTS if you are applying from overseas
  • ATLS (Desired)
  • PALS (Desired)

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to emergencymed@bdiresourcing.com 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. 

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
Bryan Solarte Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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