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Consultant Anaesthetist with interest in Neurosurgery


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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Brighton & Haywards Heath
08/02/2018 12:00



Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Neuroanaesthesia.

 Applications are invited for a full time substantive Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Neuroanaesthesia. This is a new post to support developments in interventional radiology and spinal surgery.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust provides general acute services to Brighton and Hove and Mid Sussex and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the South East of England.

We treat over half a million patients each year. Working as one hospital across two sites, and playing to the strengths of both, gives the flexibility to develop services which meet the needs of our patients at different stages of their treatment and care.

We are looking for an individual who will work within a small team of neuroanaesthetists and make an active contribution to quality improvement, education and training and service development. The trust as a whole covers over 13,000 surgical sessions per year. The department has numerous special interests and it is actively involved in teaching, training and simulation.

 The time-table will include weekday theatre sessions as appropriate and for discussion and agreement with the successful candidates.

Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.


 When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register.  Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go thorugh the CESR Route.

In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisial and Revalidation


 In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.

 Please be aware that candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application


Closing date:  8 February 2018 at 12pm


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Interested candidates are invited to contact Dr Chris Carey, Lead Consultant Neuroanaesthetist via email at, or Dr. Romesh Rasanayagam, Clinical Director via email at

If you have problems applying, contact

01273696955 ext 3158