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Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine posted by London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Full Time
£10,504/ year

Job Description

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate

  • Responsive

  • Innovative

    We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

    Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty

  • E quality

  • A ccountability

  • R espect

  • T eamwork

    These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine within an Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Service

Applications are invited for a permanent posts in Sexual Health/HIV Ealing Hospital & Community Clinics (1 post), part of the London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the UK with a team renowned for innovation in health care.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the delivery of the highest standards of patient care and service developments.

Requirements for the Post

The consultant will be expected to work with consultant colleagues and department members to provide a clinical Sexual Health and HIV service

Also he/she will need to:

    • Provide safe and effective care in line with departmental and national guidelines
    • Help to facilitate the departmental audit programme.
    • Teach undergraduate medical students and nurses in clinic
    • Supervise junior doctors in clinic

Clinical duties will include:

    • Provision of 2 HIV clinics and 5 sexual health clinics
    • Work towards providing a fully integrated sexual health service with an emphasis on STI testing/treatment but with contraception provision also
    • Provide OP HIV care

ISRH attendances in the borough are approximately 25-30,000 per annum (former GUM and CASH combined) although are expected to fall with the advent of the on-line testing service. The ISRH clinics will be largely provided from community sites in Ealing. The hospital clinic also looks after 6-700 HIV patients.

The ISRH Services

The clinics operate a mixed walk-in and appointment policy. Clinics sessions open mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturday mornings. Network of provision including Primary Care, Pharmacies, Brook, THT and Spectra. GP trainees are rotated into innovative training posts working in the clinics and this enhances our relationship with primary care. We also have CT1-2 and Specialty Grade doctors.

The HIV Services

We have 4 clinics in Ealing, Central Middlesex, Northwick Park Hospitals and Hillingdon. In-patients are looked after by Infectious Diseases, with whom we work closely.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Gary Brook (Clinical Lead GUM/HIV)): {Email Removed}

or Dr Nigel O’Farrrell (GUM/HIV consultant Ealing) {Email Removed}

or Dr Naomi Hampton ( Clinical Lead for CaSH) {Email Removed}

Interviews: 17th June 2019

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

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