Consultant Physician x3 Posts

London (East), London (Greater)
19 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Emergency Care and Acute Medicine Clinical Academic Group


Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine or Acute and General Medicine with a Specialty Interest - (3 posts)

Full Time: 10 Programmed Activities

We are pleased to offer an opportunity to join the Acute Medicine team in one of the country’s largest acute NHS Trusts.

Whipps Cross University Hospital is part of Barts Health NHS Trust and is situated in Waltham Forest, North East London. The hospital serves a diverse local population of more than 350,000. It is surrounded by the spectacular Epping forest and beautiful countryside but also within the vibrant and exciting hub that is East London. Stansted airport is a 30minute drive away allowing easy weekend breaks.

Our department is undergoing a period of expansion and service development in conjunction with the local health economy to provide a first class service to our local population. In the next few years there will be the implementation of innovative ideas as we look towards developing models of best practice as well as new ways of working. With this in mind, we are looking for dynamic individuals who share our passion for General and Acute Medicine and want to join us with their ideas and enthusiasm,.

The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with our multi-disciplinary team, our colleagues in the Emergency Department, and the members of the specialist medical teams. We are particularly interested in individuals who can bring innovative ways of working across traditional areas of hospital / community clinical care. Applicants must have accreditation in GIM or AIM, and may have dual accreditation in a medical specialty. The proposed posts include 50% acute medicine, and 50% specialty time.

You will help provide the clinical leadership and supervision to our junior medical staff, ensuring that all patients receive high quality care in a timely fashion. The appointees will be expected to take part in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching and Training.

The posts are 10PA posts (7.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA in the first instance) and development of a subspeciality interest and clinical leadership roles are especially encouraged. This includes Acute Medicine without speciality interest ( 6.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA, 1 PA on-call ) or Acute Medicine with speciality interest ( 6.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA, 1 PA on-call) , 50% split in acute medicine and speciality).

There is flexibility in this and we would welcome a variety of special interests. There are exciting developments in Acute Medicine in Whipps Cross University Hospital.

All candidates must be eligible for full General Medical Council (GMC) registration and either already be on the Specialist Register for Geriatric and General (internal) Medicine or be within six months of receiving a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST)/Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal visits are encouraged and it is recommended to discuss whether any subspecialty interest will fit within the clinical framework. Please contact Dr Ananda Chapagain on 0208 539 5522 ext 5262 or email:

Closing Date: Sunday, 18th March 2018

Interview Date : Thursday, 19th April 2018

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful. 

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from 

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require 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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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