Specialist Registrar - A&E


We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Registrar to work with us at Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust in the A&E team.

We are looking for a dedicated doctor ready to work in a world-renowned centre of clinical excellence.

As an accident and emergency doctor, it will be your responsibility to clinically assess all new arrivals to the accident and emergency department. You’ll need to assess patients quickly, with often little information to go by, you’ll need to have wide-ranging medical knowledge and be able to think on your feet. Although this can be challenging, this hugely rewarding job will put you on the front line of saving lives in emergencies. Commonly, you’ll need to respond to accidents and emergencies as varied as:

  • Minor cuts
  • Traffic accidents
  • Strokes
  • Heart attacks
  • Self-harm
  • Alcohol and drug-related ailments


Doctors Direct recruit to the highest of NHS standards and all applicants for this role should meet pre-screening requirements before applying.

  • Full GMC licence to practice
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Completed clinical attachment
  • Minimum of 3 months experience in the UK within the last 2 years

    About the Role:

  • Location: Oxford, OX3
  • Start date: ASAP – ongoing, to cover on going recruitment gaps, sickness & annual leave
  • Shift pattern: days, nights & weekends (flexible working hours & on call available)
  • Hours per week: full and part time hours available,
  • Pay rate: £50-£70 per hour (depending on experience & shift pattern)
  • Accommodation: Yes, available at discounted rates and is managed separately by yourself and the accommodation team

About the Trust

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching Trusts in the UK. It’s made up of four hospitals: The John Radcliffe Hospital (which includes the Children's Hospital, The West Wing and Oxford Eye Hospital, The Oxford Heart Centre and the Women's Centre), the Churchill Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, all located in Oxford, and the Horton General Hospital which can be found in Banbury, North Oxfordshire.

OUH’s core values are excellence, compassion, respect, delivery, learning and improvement with collaboration and partnership being central to their ability to deliver their fundamental activities of patient care, teaching and research.

Just some of the Trusts recent ambitious research programmes include the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and the Biomedical Research Unit in musculoskeletal disease. Here, the Trust is setting the standard in translating science and research into NHS clinical care that’s better than ever for patients.

Why Choose Doctors Direct?

Doctors Direct are part of NHS Professionals and owned by the Department of Health and Social Care, which means that we are part of the NHS family and sets us apart from locum agencies. Saving money and providing only the highest quality locum cover to our partner Trusts is at the very heart of what we do.

Doctors Direct are part of the NHS and do not charge our partner Trusts the expensive fees associated with private locum agencies. That means every shift worked by one of our members helps save money for the Trust and the wider NHS. These vital saving can then be reinvested into what matters most, patient care and safety.

Not only do members of Doctors Direct help save money for the NHS, they receive fantastic benefits including;

  • Competitive rates of pay (call/email me to go through the rates for this role)
  • Paid annual leave
  • A dedicated account manager
  • Flexibility of work, with shifts that suit you
  • Book and review shifts online
  • Access to CPD webinars
  • Revalidation support
  • Appraisal support – for Bank Only members


Want to know more?

We have exciting career opportunities available for doctors across many grades and specialties. Once registered, you will be able to view and work in your chosen specialty and grade at any of our partner Trusts across England. If you would like to discuss career opportunities further, call Olimpia on 07341090611 where our dedicated team can help you find your next opportunity or email doctorsplacement@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.

As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.