Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£76,001 - £102,465p.a.
06 Apr 2017
29 Apr 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Pennine Acute NHS Hospitals Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in England covering a population of 850,000 serving the communities of Bury, North Manchester, Oldham, Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale in Greater Manchester. Our hospital sites are at Fairfield General Hospital (FGH), North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH), The Royal Oldham Hospital (TROH) and Rochdale Infirmary. 

Our world-class specialist services include asthma, lung cancer, interstitial and occupational lung, pleural and sleep clinics and integrated respiratory care services supporting patients in hospital and at home. We provide bronchoscopy including EBUS and thoracoscopy as well as specific bronchial challenge testing. Our clinics on all sites are supported by specialist nurses and allied health professionals.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a subspecialty interest to complement and enhance the service that we provide. There are also exceptional opportunities for those wishing to develop services across primary and secondary care, clinical leadership roles and medical education roles. We have close links with the University of Manchester with our teaching hospitals status and we are one of the largest training organisations for junior doctors in the North West.

We are looking for candidates with ambition to join our team to support specialist and general respiratory services, general (acute) medicine and our integrated services in primary and secondary care. The main inpatient sites of clinical activity will be based either at The Royal Oldham Hospital or North Manchester General Hospital; however the post holder may be required to work at other locations within the Trust.

This is an exciting time for Pennine Acute working closely with Salford Royal Foundation Trust (with its track record of patient safety, operational performance and staff engagement) and with our health and social care partners, including local NHS commissioners, other providers and local councils across Greater Manchester. The right candidates will have the opportunity to help lead service developments and develop clinical leadership across health and social care. The Royal Oldham Hospital is designated as a Specialist Hospital under Healthier Together (one of four Specialist Hospitals across Greater Manchester). North Manchester is part of the future development of the City of Manchester Single Hospital Service integrating standards of care across the city. 

North Manchester is situated at the fringe of a global destination city with Oldham its’ gateway to the Pennines and surrounding beautiful countryside. Our hospital sites are situated minutes away from the motorway network and Metrolink. The area has excellent schools & house prices, with good transport links and an international airport.

The posts are being offered at 10 PAs but the Trust welcomes applications for job share and candidates wishing to work part time. For posts at Oldham you will participate in the GIM on call rota (currently 1 in 12 weekday and 1 in 8 weekend commitment though frequency may fall in line with planned consultant expansion).At North Manchester involvement in the GIM rota and Medical Assessment Unit will be negotiated at interview. To apply you must submit a completed application form together with a copy of your curriculum vitae and an equal opportunities monitoring form.

Please note that curriculum vitae submitted without the completed application form and equal opportunities form, will not be considered for shortlisting.

Applicants will be contacted within four weeks of the closing date if they have  been successfully shortlisted for the interview. We apologise that we are unable to contact all applicants personally.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration. All applicants must be on the specialist register or within six months of achieving a CCT (or equivalent) at the date of interview. Candidates who do not hold a certificate of training in general internal medicine, but do for specialist respiratory training may still be considered and should enquire via the above contacts.

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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.

All requests for an informal visit or discussion are welcomed.

For further information about the posts based at North Manchester please contact:

Dr David Weir, Consultant Chest Physician and Clinical Director on 0161 720 2041 or Dr Jennifer Hoyle, Consultant Physician and Clinical Lead on 0161 720 2069.

For further information about the posts based at Oldham, please contact:

Dr Georges Ng Man Kwong, Consultant Chest Physician, TROH on 0161 627 8523 or Dr Anton Sinniah, Deputy Medical Director/Consultant Physician in Respiratory and Acute Medicine on 0161 604 5461.

If you wish to apply, please click the apply button and search via the reference number 352-M&D-CRM-M334.

Closing Date: Saturday 29 April 2017.

Interview Date: Monday 12 June 2017.

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. Any messages sent via NHS Jobs may not be reviewed. If you have any queries please contact the Manager for this vacancy as detailed in the advert.

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