Case Number 3607
Request Date 28/04/2014
Completion Date 07/10/2014

 

Details of the Request

For the following questions we have used the term 'SAS grade' by that we mean those doctors not requiring specialist registration or a training number in the grades of Specialty Doctor, Associate Specialist, Staff Grade, S/CMO, Hospital Practitioner, Clinical Assistant or equivalent 'Trust / non-standard grade' posts.

  1. The number of current SAS grade vacancies in your organisation broken down by specialty and duration of vacancy and whether currently filled by a locum.
     
  2. The number of 'frozen' SAS grade posts, that is those posts which have been vacated in the last 24 months which you have decided not to refill.
     
  3. The number of SAS grade posts you have advertised in the past 24 months.
     
  4. How many SAS grade posts have you appointed on local/ non-standard/ Trust grade contracts in the last 24 months? (This includes any career grade post that does not require specialist registration and that is not a Specialty Doctor post according to national Terms and Conditions of Service).
     
  5. Are all leadership roles open to SAS doctors in your organisation? If so, please state the number of management vacancies (including Clinical Director, Medical Director) advertised and open to SAS grade doctors within the last 24 months and the number of SAS doctors holding these posts in your organisation.

 

Details of the Response

1. The number of current SAS grade vacancies in your organisation broken down by specialty and duration of vacancy and whether currently filled by a locum. Vacancies currently being recruited to:

  • 1 Full Time Specialty Doctor
    Specialty: Emergency Medicine
    Covered by Locum: Agency
     
  • 1 Full Time Specialty Doctor
    Specialty: Oral Surgery
    Covered by Locum: No

 

2. The number of 'frozen' SAS grade posts that is those posts which have been vacated in the last 24 months which you have decided not to refill.

None

 

3. The number of SAS grade posts you have advertised in the past 24 months.

Posts advertised in the last 12 months (NHSjobs data is only retained for 12 months)

Specialty Department WTE Job Title
Head & Neck Oral Surgery 0.4 Specialty Doctor
Paediatrics Paediatrics 0.8 Specialty Doctor
Anaesthetics Anaesthetics 1 Specialty Doctor
COE Rapid Access 1 Specialty Doctor
Head & Neck Orthodontics 0.5 Specialty Doctor
Head & Neck ENT 1 Specialty Doctor
GUM GUM 1 Specialty Doctor

 

4. How many SAS grade posts have you appointed on local/ non-standard/ Trust grade contracts in the last 24 months?

No SAS grade posts have been appointed on local/ non-standard/ Trust grade contracts in the last 24 months.

 

5. Are all leadership roles open to SAS doctors in your organisation? If so, please state the number of management vacancies (including Clinical Director, Medical Director) advertised and open to SAS grade doctors within the last 24 months and the number of SAS doctors holding these posts in your organisation.

No.