A&E Consultant: Visa sponsorship

Medacs Healthcare

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £99,532 to £131,964 per year
Additional salary information: dependant on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2UD
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Medacs Healthcare
Job type: Contract
Job reference: MH-A&EDr/HQ02ZZZP_1716481270


Client Name: NHS Hospital, Sussex

Role: A&E Consultant – 12 month fixed term contract or substantive post

Rates: £99,532 to £131,964 per annum, dependant on experience

Details: Full rota. Job description available on request. Visa sponsorship is available

Location: Sussex



  • Be a GMC registered Doctor.
  • Previous or current UK/Irish practice at consultant level
  • Must have FRCEM
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.


  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service – we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub – our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

Working flexible shifts, you will be based in an Accident and Emergency department, at the forefront of the action and working in a busy and demanding environment. In the role of A&E Consultant you will deal with members of the public who have been brought to hospital with traumatic injuries, acute illnesses or life-threatening conditions which need to be assessed and treated with urgency.

Life in an A&E department is never dull, and roles are suited to those who are great multitaskers. You will be managing a variety of problems across several patients at once and, as such, you will be expected to effectively prioritise each of the cases in your care.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as an A&E Doctor, you will have:

  • Good all-round medical knowledge
  • Assertiveness and decisiveness
  • Quick thinking
  • Composed, particularly when under pressure
  • The ability to keep others calm in challenging circumstances
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • The ability to work efficiently, effectively and as part of a team
  • The ability to work within tight time constraints
  • Good at prioritising differing patient needs
  • Confident in giving instructions to others
  • Empathy and a great ‘bedside manner’
  • Resilience, stamina, and the ability to work long shifts
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good administrative ability
  • Great organisation skills
  • Confidence to administer emergency and life-saving treatment
  • A genuine passion for caring for others and changing lives

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As an Accident & Emergency Consultant at this trust you will:

  • Examine and assess patients as they enter A&E
  • Be able to make diagnoses confidently and accurately from a wide range of symptoms
  • Prescribe appropriate courses of action for a wide range of conditions, diseases and injuries that require urgent medical attention
  • Be an effective communicator to clearly correspond with other colleagues including medical, admin or other support staff
  • Provide medical and emotional support to patients and those accompanying them to A&E
  • Administer a wide scope of emergency procedures including pain relief, resuscitation, defibrillation, tracheostomy, blood tests, drug overdose treatments, and many more
  • Arrange referrals to other departments or specialists as required
  • Make decisions that maximise patient survival rates and aid recovery
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also know when to seek second opinions from other doctors/specialists
  • Report patients you consider to be at risk to the appropriate authorities
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your hospital
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

If you are looking for an Accident and Emergency Consultant role within a Trust that continuously strives to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and work in an environment where everyone is inspired and empowered to be the best they can be.

To apply for this job please visit findajob.dwp.gov.uk.