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Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
General Medicine-Respiratory
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
11 PA's Per Week
Job ref
386-CG 1979791
Site
Yeovil Hospital
Town
Yeovil
Salary
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
Closing
28/01/2020 23:59

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you

Jonathan

Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive


 

This is an exciting time for Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are a progressive, high performing and clinically driven acute hospital with a turnover in excess of £100m. We employ 2,300 staff and provide care for a population of about 185,000 across Somerset. With plans to create a health campus that will further strengthen our abilities to provide personalised and wide-ranging care; we are looking confidently to the future.To be updated by the recruitment team

Applications are invited for a full-time, permanent position or a fixed term position. The successful candidate will join a friendly, enthusiastic and forward-thinking team.

The department of respiratory medicine has two full-time consultants. Appointment to this post will increase the total consultant time to 3.0 WTE. Each consultant is supported by a medical secretary. There is a very good complement of ten specialist respiratory nurses equivalent to seven WTE. They support both inpatient and outpatient services in a wide range of respiratory conditions including lung cancer, TB, COPD, asthma and sleep. The thoracic surgery support is provided by Bristol. Our clinical investigation department provides full lung function testing on-site and there is a well-equipped endoscopy suite where bronchoscopy sessions are conducted on a weekly basis.

You should be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights.

We would welcome hearing from applicants who are interested in any sub speciality of respiratory especially the development of the pleural service here at YDH or developing the Acute Respiratory Higher Care provision . This will be fully supported by the respiratory team and the Trust. Please state this clearly on your application form and CV.

Yeovil District Hospital has enjoyed a stable and successful history, trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners.We have been repeatedly rated as one of the top-10 healthcare employers in the country, a leading-light in global stroke research and development, and attracted national interest in our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care experience within our hospital.


Yeovil District Hospital is a modern hospital in pleasant countryside only two hours from London and less than one hour from the nearest coast. There are excellent facilities in a purpose built Education Centre on-site. 

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeNHS Staff Survey - Best Trust for Health and Wellbeing

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Dr Phil Raines, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Yeovil Hospital on 01935 384747.

For information regarding our enhanced Benefits Package please contact:

Carol Gill, Medical Recruitment Officer via email: carol.gill@ydh.nhs.uk