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Consultant in Emergency Medicine

88,364 - 119,133

Job Description

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Consultant in Emergency Medicine to join a Health Board in North Wales that promotes equality and diversity. If you love a challenge, have a passion to help others or simple fancy a fresh start, then this Health Board has all the ingredients. The post if suitable for overseas consultants, including candidates who are pursuing CESR. Specialists in Emergency Medicine holding a specialist certification would be suitable for this post, based on experience entering at either Specialty Doctor or Consultant grade. 

Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed. 

The Health Board is largest health organisation in Wales, that are developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations.

The Health Board have a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of around 700,000 across of North Wales. They continuously develop their workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture.

Besides their three main hospital sites, they are also responsible for community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units, community teams, GP practices and other NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists. They plan to improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society.

The Emergency Medicine Department was purposely built in 2014 and offers state- of-the-art facilities. There are approximately 58,000 attendances a year, of which 14,000 are under 18. The ED is co-located with the GP Out of Hours service and enjoys an excellent relationship with the service. Currently there are 4 substantive EM Consultants and 2 NHS locum Consultant appointments. There are no long-term agency locum Consultant staff.

The department provides 24-hour cover by a senior shop floor decision maker and the Tier 2 level is provided by a mixture of Specialty doctors and EPIC Clinical Fellows. Currently there are 5 EPIC Clinical Fellows and 13 Specialty Doctors, some of whom work less than full time for the ED. The junior tier currently has 12 doctors comprising a mixture of GPST trainees, Foundation doctors, and Clinical Fellows. Additionally, there are 4 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, and these contribute to the junior Tier 1. The minors service is provided by 7 ENP’s, and 2 dedicated ED Extended Scope Physiotherapists.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to quality improvement work in the ED, and support is available to ensure projects are sustainable and successful. The post holder will need to be familiar with modern models of Emergency Care in order to support the department in its goals of improving performance and patient safety.

North Wales has a vast national park, purpose built mountain biking trails, a breath taking coastal path, soaring zip wire, food festivals and world class sport and adventure around every corner. The North Wales is equipped with sport and leisure centres that provide opportunities for a wide variety of sporting, fitness and recreational activities. Not only does it have lots of activities for you, it also has a wide selection of private housing is available, both traditional and modern in towns, villages and rural settings.

For doctors with family, the educational standards are consistently high in both the primary and secondary sectors. There are several well established independent schools within North Wales and the surrounding area that cater for both day pupils and boarders. The regional University with its excellent scholastic reputation has a thriving student community.

You can say goodbye to heavy inner city commuter traffic, and enjoy a breath-taking commute across North Wales.

With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD. 

Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.

EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certified Specialist in Emergency Medicine

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
  • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT
  • Speciality Doctor in Emergency Medicine

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for Specialty Doctors in Emergency Medicine to join an NHS Foundation Trust that is dynamic and dedicated to providing great service to their patients. The site that is ideally located near stunning blue flag beaches. The Emergency Medicine team boasts extensive experience and expertise in supporting doctors through the CESR programme. The current CESR programme includes a customized professional development plan tailored to meet the individual needs of each doctor, with available placements in Critical Care, Anaesthetics, Acute Medicine, and Paediatrics. 

    This is a unique opportunity for Specialty Doctors seeking to advance their careers within the NHS in the UK. Successful candidates will have the option to participate in this CESR support programme, further enhancing their professional growth. Don\'t miss this chance to explore NHS jobs that offer both career progression and an excellent quality of life. Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed. 

    What is the NHS Foundation Trust like?

    The NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital trust managing three hospitals. The Trust serves the different towns, delivering a broad range of medical services. They are performing at a good level across their services and continuously provides huge opportunities and benefits to the way they deliver patient care. The Trust focuses on delivering excellent general hospital services, serving a population of approximately 750,000 with the help of more than 9,000 staff members. The hospitals have around 1,100 beds in total, offering services including General Medicine, General Surgery, Neurology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Gynaecology, and Paediatrics.

    The Trust achieved foundation status in 2005 and, in October 2020, merged two of its hospitals to create a new organization, establishing one of their hospitals as the emergency care site and another as the planned care site. The Trust remains dedicated to continuous improvement, striving to provide high-quality, patient-centered care across all its facilities.

    What is the department & team like?

    The Emergency Medicine Department is a highly advanced and well-equipped unit, dedicated to providing emergency care. The department is staffed with a robust team of consultants and junior doctors, ensuring round-the-clock expertise and comprehensive patient care. The team is proficient in managing a diverse range of emergency cases, including trauma, cardiac emergencies, respiratory issues, and other urgent medical conditions. With access to advanced diagnostic tools and treatment facilities, they provide immediate and effective care for all patients.

    The facilities within the department include modern resuscitation bays, dedicated observation units, and specialized treatment areas for both adults and children. These state-of-the-art resources enable them to handle high patient volumes efficiently and effectively. On average, the Emergency Medicine Department manages a significant number of emergency cases each year, reflecting its critical role in the region\'s healthcare system. Their commitment to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care is unwavering, supported by their experienced team and cutting-edge facilities.

    Career Development & Opportunities Available

    With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD. Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.

    • Attractive salary and relocation package
    • Training and development opportunities
    • CESR support for those eligible
    • Tier 2 Health and Care Visa (sponsorship for the whole family)
    • Guidance regarding the CV and full interview preparation
    • Assistance regarding the GMC registration, visa, accommodation and transportation by an experienced onboarding specialist
    • Complete IMG Relocation service from start to finish of process
    Life in the area

    Nestled along England\'s picturesque south coast, the area offers a unique blend of urban amenities and coastal charm. Doctors enjoy proximity to both bustling city life and tranquil seaside retreats. Residents indulge in sailing adventures around harbour or stroll along its sandy beaches. The area boasts reputable schools and universities, nurturing young minds for future success. Transportation links are robust, with easy access to neighboring cities like Bournemouth and Southampton, as well as major airports. Housing options range from waterfront apartments to quaint cottages, catering to varied tastes and lifestyles. Poole epitomizes the quintessential coastal living experience.

    Am I eligible for this role?

    UK based candidates:

    • Experience in Emergency Medicine
    EEA candidates: 
    • Experience in Emergency Medicine
    • MRCP
    Non-EEA candidates:
    • MRCP
    • Experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Consultant in Emergency Medicine (with CESR)
    88,364 - 119,133

    An outstanding opportunity for experienced Consultant in Emergency Medicine to join an NHS Trust that is committed to providing the best quality care to the people of East Sussex by attracting and recruiting passionate people who share this commitment. This Trust is one of the largest employers in the region and their members and staff are dedicated professionals whose work is varied, challenging and makes a real difference to people’s health and well-being.

    The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs looking to complete CESR.


    The Trust is one of the largest organisations in the country and they employ over 6,000 dedicated staff with an annual turnover of £380 million who provides service to 525,000 people that live within the area. Their services are mainly provided from two district general hospitals, both have Emergency Departments and provide care 24 hours a day. They offer a comprehensive range of surgical, medical and maternity services supported by a full range of diagnostic and therapy services.

    The role of the NHS Trust is to provide the best possible healthcare service to patients, who come first in everything the organisation does. Safe patient care is the Trust's highest priority. They will provide high quality clinical services that achieve and demonstrate optimum clinical outcomes and provide an excellent care experience for patients. The employees will be valued and respected. They will be involved in decisions about the services they provide and offered the training and development that they need to fulfill their roles.

    They will operate efficiently and effectively, diagnosing and treating patients in timely fashion and expediting their return to health. They will use their resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of their patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally, and financially sustainable.


    The Emergency Department is a team of consultant that focuses on being on top of taking care of their patients. The department is open for hours a day, seven days a week for those seeking treatment for an urgent problem that may be caused by an accident or an illness. In the last year, there were 130,000 visits in their department. 

    Urgent Treatment Centres are being in developed nationally with the aim to provide same day ‘urgent treatment’ operating in a fully integrated way with the local community. The department has a vision is to provide an urgent care stream from the front door of the Emergency Department and develop innovative interoperable ways to ensure that the patients receive the right care at the right time and in the right place. 


    The region has a natural beauty. Sussex has some fantastic natural features such as the Seven Sisters National Park, and many areas of outstanding natural beauty that include the medieval heathland and forests of the High Weald. It also has beaches and harbours where people can go to during their dayoffs.

    Besides its natural beauty, there's a rich array of accommodation options, ranging from the five star Grand Hotel on Eastbourne seafront to quaint B&Bs set amid beautiful Sussex countryside. East Sussex offers a rich array of culture, with art galleries such as the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings and the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne and an array of theatre and entertainment venues such as the De La Warr Pavillion in Bexhill, Congress and Deveonshire Park Theatres in Eastbourne and the White Rock Theatre in Hastings.


    The combination of clinical practice and first-class academic connections means that medical professionals have a wide range of opportunities to develop their careers and achieve their aspirations. You will have access to leadership, teaching, educational and research opportunities for Continued Professional Develop (CPD).

    If you are a new consultant you will receive mentoring and support from medical leads as well as access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-caliber Consultants.


    EEA Candidates:

    • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
    • European Specialist Qualification in Emergency Medicine

    Non-EEA Candidates:

    • FRCEM
    • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine

    UK based applicants

    • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
    • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT
  • Emergency Medicine Consultant

    An excellent opportunity for a consultant in emergency medicine to join a large integrated care provider in North East England. The trust is high performing with a strong track record of supporting new appointees with career development. 

    Applications are welcomed from international candidates.

    Trust overview:
    The Trust is based on two acute sites with most acute medical services and specialties duplicated on each site. 

    The new appointee could be based at either site, preferences will be accommodated. 

    Service overview: 
    The Urgent and Emergency Care team encompasses five Urgent Treatment Centres, two Acute Medical Units including Same Day Emergency Care services and two Emergency Departments (ED). 

    With over 129000 ED attendances every year, the Trust is one of the largest services in the North East. 

    Local area:
    You can be in the countryside in less than ten minutes from all major towns and cities in the area, with some of the most stunning scenery and outdoor space in the country.

    There is a strong sporting and cultural heritage in the north east, so no matter what your interests are, there is something here for you to explore. For families, you will have access to fantastic school and academic institutions as well as very affordable properties.

    The region is also known to be friendly, relaxed and welcoming. 

    Requirements for the post: 
    UK based applicants: 

    • Hold CCT, or within 6 months of completing CESR 
    EEA applicants: 
    • Specialist diploma 
    • Experience in Emergency Medicine
    Non-EEA applicants: 
    • MRCEM
    • Consultant experience in emergency medicine 

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