Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

£41,158 - £76,751 yearly
  • MK University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 15 Oct, 2020
Full time Healthcare Public Sector and Government

Job Description

Main area Emergency Medicine

Grade Specialty Doctor

Contract Permanent

Hours Full time: 10 PAs

Job ref430-MED9562MSiteA&E - Med Staff (Dept)

Town Milton Keynes

Salary £41,158 - £76,751

Closing 10/11/2020 23:59

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Job Title:  Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

Department: Emergency Department

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £41,158 – 76,751 per annum

Programmed Activities: 10

Additional Programmed Activities: 2 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually)

Applications are invited to apply for a Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine  at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This post typical involves working on a resident on call rota, so depending on agreement, this post would normally exceed the basic 10 PA full time contract.

The successful candidate will join the only Emergency Department in the Milton Keynes District which currently serves a population of over 200,000.

This is a busy teaching hospital with affiliations to the University of Oxford, Health Education Thames Valley (HETV) and also the University of Buckingham Medical School (opened in January 2015). There are ample opportunities for career development, teaching experience and research.

We can offer successful candidates a variety of training opportunities including secondments in acute medicine, intensive care and paediatrics. We have weekly Middle Grade Doctor training and tailor these to support with examines and your development.

Our exciting Emergency Department can offer you career progression and protected SPA time for revalidation. We work closely with acute medical colleagues to work in innovative ways to ensure we deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients and have developed an Acute Emergency Ambulatory Service.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.

The hospital is the premier teaching hospital for the newly created University of Buckingham Medical School. There are significant opportunities in the field of medical education both in the delivery and organisation of teaching.  A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the department should they wish.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  10th November 2020

Interview date: 19th November 2020


We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that full GMC registration and license to practice is an essential for this role.  If you do not currently have GMC registration, but you are in the process of applying, please use the supporting information section of the application form to provide an update about the status of your GMC application. Candidates without GMC registration at the time of shortlisting will not be considered.

Please note that this post is subject to an initial probationary period of six months, extendable up to a period of 12 months. A DBS check may be required for new employees. MKUH promotes an inclusive workforce and are committed to equal opportunities, we proactively welcome applications from underrepresented groups in our community.