ST3+ in (Medical) Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) | BDI Resourcing

ST3+ in (Medical) Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)

  • £55,329
  • South West
  • Fixed

Don’t be fooled by the name, Same Day Emergency Care is a part of the Acute Medicine pathway in the NHS, not ED! SDEC is part of the NHS plan to provide effective care to medical patients who don’t need to be admitted to a hospital bed overnight. This means that acute medical patients who come into the hospital with less urgent needs can be treated in SDEC, while the more acutely unwell patients can be treated in the AMU.  

SDEC is a great route for Medicine doctors in the NHS, whether it’s your first or second or third job in the NHS.

The Job

  • As a Registrar in SDEC you will be working alongside other medicine doctors and Acute physicians.
  • SDEC is a naturally multidisciplinary sub-specialty, where you’ll frequently liaise with colleagues from a variety of other sub-specialties (e.g. Cardiology, Radiology, Community Services), and other roles (e.g. nurses, GPs, AHPs).  
  • The contract is for 40 hours per week, all scheduled between 9-5, with no on-call supplements. This is comprised of 7 clinical sessions per week, and 3 non-clinical sessions. To begin with, these shifts will be Monday – Friday but after time some weekend work may be incorporated into the job plan as well.

The Location

The hospital is located in a beautiful part of southwest England. This part of England is a very popular holiday location, owing to its warm weather and surrounding beauty. It is famous for its sandy beaches, picturesque green countryside and family friendly walks and days out. The hospital itself is based in a small, picturesque town. This means it is a lovely place to raise a family, with a peaceful way of life and lots of natural spaces to explore. over 92% of schools in the area are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, so there are high-quality school choices in the area. 

The Hospital 

The Trust provide a range of acute services alongside community and social services to a population of 168,000 residents. In addition to this, as a popular holiday destination, the area also gets thousands of visitors during summer. The main acute site has almost 300 inpatient beds, meaning the medical teams are tight-knit and welcoming. The smaller nature of these departments mean it is easier to really get to know the people you’re working with and get the support you’re looking for.

The Medicine Division is comprised of: Stroke, Cardiology/Gen Med, Elderly Care/ Rehabilitation, Gastroenterology/Gen Med, Respiratory Medicine, Medical Assessment Unit, Short Stay / Frailty. The hospital has a 24/7 ED and a range of acute services such as trauma, orthopaedics, general surgery, stroke care, cancer services, etc.

The Requirements

In order to apply for this role, you will need:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualification (MRCP, MRCPI, USMLE, PLAB, Sri Lankan MD etc.)
  • IELTS or OET
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Medicine experience

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 would like to apply for this opportunity or if you have any questions you’d like to ask then please send your CV through to and one of our team will be in touch to discuss this with you.

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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