Consultant in Acute / Respiratory Medicine
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust - Redditch

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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust prides ourselves as an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all areas of the local community irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or sexual orientation. We are a recognised top employer for working families; supporting flexible working arrangements, excellent training and educational opportunities, career progression, subsidised restaurant and NHS pension scheme.Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust serves a population of almost 570,000 and has an annual revenue budget in excess of £250m. It employs 5000 staff and comprises of three hospitals located at Worcester, Kidderminster and Redditch.This is a new post as a result of the success of the Acute Short Stay Team pilot and the resulting expansion of the Medical Assessment Unit. This is a shared post and hence you will be required to work as the Consultant in Respiratory Medicine undertaking the full range of duties including outpatient clinics, inpatient reviews, bronchoscopy sessions, MDT meetings and one week in three will be spent leading the Acute Short Stay Team to ensure smooth and efficient patient flows whilst maintaining high level of patient care.

You will be required to participate in the Consultant Physician on-call rota which is currently on a 1:9 basis.The Alexandra Hospital has a particular interest in training junior doctors and has close links the local Medical Schools. You will therefore be required to help participate in the training programmes for the medical students.Applicants are required to hold full GMC registration with a Licence to Practise and be on the GMC Specialist Register in Respiratory Medicine and General Medicine or anticipated CCT in within six months of the interview date.For informal enquiries/visits, please contact either: Dr Santi Vathenen, Consultant Respiratory Physician or Dr David Brocklebank, Consultant Acute/Respiratory Physician via the hospital switchboard on 01527 503030 or via their secretaries on ext 43881 or 44231 respectively.**Please Note ** - We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if a large number of applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications.- To be considered for this position, you must fulfill all essential criteria for the post outlined in the Person Specification. - Only short listed candidates will be contacted with regards to the progress of their application.

  • All Correspondence will usually be sent to your email account rather than by letter. Please check your email account regularly.- If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed on this occasion.Please note that job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside other applications. However non -EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitable qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post. In these circumstances, the Trust is unlikely to be able to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.
The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitable qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border agency website - http://www.bia.homeoffice.gov.ukWorcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust - voted by our staff as one of the top 100 healthcare organisations

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