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Locum Consultant in Acute Medicine posted by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Full Time
Bury, Bury
77,913 to 105,042

Job Description

Our new Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.



Interview Date: August 2019

Job Title: Locum Consultant

Specialty/Directorate: Acute Medicine

Salary: Consultant- Medical and Dental Pay scale (£77,913 to £105,042 pro rata for part time)

Applications are invited for enthusiastic and committed Locum Consultant Physicians in Acute Medicine based at the Fairfield Site. There are opportunities to work full-time or part-time and be part of a highly motivated and supportive Consultant group. We are looking for an applicant who will bring a focus to high performance and quality of care. Pursuit of a specialist interest can be accommodated. CESR rotation/qualification can also be acquired whilst working in this post.

As an Acute Physician you will provide leadership to both the Acute Medical Admissions Unit and the Ambulatory Care Unit. You will work in collaboration with clinicians in medical subspecialties and the Emergency Medicine team. The successful applicant will be able to competently run the acute medical take and provide support and supervision to the multidisciplinary team. There will be the opportunity to undertake sessions in a complementary specialty, if desired (by individual negotiation).

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS has recently undergone major transformation and reconfiguration. The Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust have joined together to create a new Group of hospitals (The Northern Care Alliance) to deliver a variety of local healthcare services. Four Care Organisations (Oldham, Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester and Salford) have been created who provide local leadership with the aim to build strong relationships with the local social care and health providers. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in October/November 2017 found the Medical Service at Fairfield General Hospital has improved by two ratings to outstanding. This rates the medical services at Fairfield General Hospital to be one of the best in Greater Manchester and amongst the best in the country. As a site, Fairfield General Hospital is now rated as Good.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate extensive experience in Acute Medicine and must be within 6 months of CCT in Acute Medicine or General Medicine and a complimentary specialty, if undertaken.

Closing Date: 8th August 2019

Interview Date: 15th August 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer, positive about disabled people and a no smoking organisation.

Applicants who are unable, for personal reasons, to work full time are eligible to apply and, if successful, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post. You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Andrea Abbas, Consultant and Clinical Director Urgent and Emergency care, [Click here to apply], ( Email address removed ).

Dr Nicola Rothwell, Consultant and Clinical Lead in Acute Medicine [Click here to apply], ( Email address removed ).


Louise Williams, Directorate Manager, Division of Medicine, [Click here to apply], ( Email address removed ).

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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