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Locum Consultant Respiratory Physician posted by United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Full Time
Lincoln, Boston and Grantham, Lincoln
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

Please be advised that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) uses Trac recruitment software. Applications made via NHS Jobs will be pulled through into Trac. If your application is successful at shortlisting stage, candidates will be prompted to create an account within Trac.

Excellence in rural healthcare delivered by people who put patients at the heart of everything they do.

We’re looking for caring, passionate and dedicated people to join United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust. An opportunity has arisen to join the Respiratory Department within United Lincolnshire Hospitals. The Trust is committed to the provision of a high quality, Consultant led Respiratory Service, and the successful candidate will work to develop the service further.

This post is available joining our two other Respiratory Physicians in providing this service. Inpatient care is undertaken predominantly on one ward, plus some outlying wards on occasion. Outpatient care is undertaken in the newly refurbished Respiratory Department. Respiratory outpatient services are provided on the Pilgrim site, and also at peripheral clinics at associated hospitals.

About the role:

Consultant Physician Respiratory Medicine

£77,913 - £105,042 dependent on experience

Trust wide; Lincoln, Grantham and Boston

10 PA’s per week

This is a substantive post (10 programmed activities) for a whole-time Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory and General Medicine based at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. This busy and interesting post aims to build on developments of services for the Respiratory patients who have complex needs. The post holder will also work with colleagues with an interest in Acute Medicine, Gastroenterology, Care of the Elderly, Diabetes & Endocrinology and Stroke Medicine.

Do you have a MD or other Higher Degree, a special interest in any of the respiratory sub-specialties, a Diploma/Qualification in teaching and peer reviewed publications? If so, then we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have:

  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent
  • CCT Internal Medicine/Respiratory Medicine or equivalent (or within 6 months of eligibility for specialist register)
  • Current valid GMC registration

The appointee will be expected to work flexibly and be responsible for day to day patient care, ward rounds and clinic sessions. The post holder will be expected to partake in teaching activities for junior doctors in training and medical students. The Job Plan and duties will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis in line with demands of the service.

We would encourage you to visit the hospitals and discuss the job in detail. For informal discussion and further details please contact [insert contact name and details].

About us:

Our Trust is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We have direct links to the new £21 million Lincoln Medical School via Lincoln University. We provide services from 3 acute hospitals in Lincolnshire - Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, and Grantham and District Hospital. The Trust also provides a wide variety of outpatient, day case and inpatient services from a range of other community hospitals operated by Lincolnshire Community Health Services or local GP clusters.

We provide a wide range of healthcare services delivered by over 7,500 highly trained staff. In an average year, we treat more than 180,000 accident and emergency patients, over 600,000 outpatients and almost 100,000 inpatients, and deliver over 5,000 babies.

In return we offer a rewarding and supportive place to work and have a competitive package of staff benefits including:

  • The NHS pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements, flexible working possibilities and relocation packages for certain roles
  • Money-saving deals on cars, bikes and high street shopping and entertainment
  • On-site nurseries at Lincoln and Boston, childcare vouchers and support for staff wishing to take maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
  • Health, wellbeing and occupational support that includes personal and work-related counselling, mental health first aid, mindfulness and counselling training, health check MoTs and self-referral physiotherapy

Why Lincolnshire?

Famed for its cathedral, castle and history; Lincoln offers a real mix of bustling historic market towns, idyllic villages, miles of un-spoilt coastline and areas of outstanding natural beauty. We have a diverse and fast growing economy, low unemployment, a healthy environment, low crime rates, outstanding schools Countywide and affordable housing.

Boston is situated near the south-east coast of Lincolnshire. The town is approximately 120 miles directly north of London and 32 miles south-east of Lincoln and has a number of notable landmarks to visit including St Botolph's Church ('The Stump') and the Pilgrim Fathers’ Memorial.

Grantham town is in the south of the county which is surrounded by rolling countryside and woodland. There are attractive gardens and a magnificent deer park at the National Trust's Belton House.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claudia Soden, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Lincoln County Hospital

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Bassey Asuquo, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Pilgrim Hospital Boston

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Jonathan Thomas-Thompson

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Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.

Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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