Consultant in Acute Medicine x 2 posts

Brighton, East Sussex
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a dynamic Acute Physician? We have the best Role in the most exciting area now available:

Acute Physicians sought.

We’re proud to say that our hard working, talented and dynamic workforce is our greatest asset. If you are a dynamic, innovative forward thinking clinician who would like to make a significant contribution to the Trust then you could become part of the team.

We can offer a supportive working environment – in first class facilities – where excellence and innovation is valued and celebrated; by providing excellent training and development opportunities, and by offering a comprehensive package of staff benefits.

What do we need?

We are looking to appoint new Acute Physicians working in our new Emergency Ambulatory Care, Assessment and Short Stay units with our dynamic, forward thinking team at BSUH NHS Trust. With your enthusiasm, motivation and commitment, you will lead the delivery of acute medical care, providing early and regular review and proactive management of patients. The team works closely with the Emergency Department and you will have a key role in the care of the acutely ill patient.

In-reach support is provided by a variety of specialty consultant colleagues and also a large and growing cohort of advance nurse practitioners. There is the opportunity to play an integral role in helping to further shape the development of the Acute Assessment Unit and Ambulatory Care Service at a pivotal time in the Trust’s programme of reconfiguration and service transformation.

Applicants must be within 6 months of their CCT date in General Internal or Acute Medicine (or hold a GMC-recognised CCT-equivalent qualification).

Where will you work?

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is a large multi-site Trust and we are completing the final stages of our ambitious programme to reconfigure services in line with leading national and international care delivery models.

We are the South-East Coast Tertiary centre, we care for the sickest patient’s including Major Trauma, Vascular, Stroke, Cardiology, Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic. You will be joining a team of clinicians working across 2 sites (Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH), Brighton and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Hayward’s Heath who all participate in the acute and general medical service, with individual specialty areas of interest and expertise.

Why join BSUH?

The Trust is going through an exciting period of change with a £30M+ investment across both Emergency Departments within the Trust, which will focus on a full refurbishment and the development of a newly dedicated 35-space Ambulatory Care Unit, for completion in 2018, as part of a £500M hospital redevelopment programme.

The Trust has pioneered award winning work (HSJ awards) alongside the Emergency Department with joint working and the development of a single clerking tool and the planned continued development of an “acute floor” department working across specialties treating newly admitted patients.

BSUH values its links with the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and the post holder will contribute to the teaching and training of both undergraduates and postgraduates.

Choose Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, we are in the coolest part of the country, you can actually afford to buy a house here, be by the sea, walk in the countryside and enjoy the vast array of restaurants and bars that abound in this bohemian city.

What do you get?

You will receive a 10 PA contract, you will be able to continue your professional development and maintain a healthy work-life balance. There will be opportunities to develop your career through extending your clinical skills, and your experience and training in medical education, clinical leadership and service development.

Closing date 21 March 2018 at 12pm

No Agencies

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal discussions are welcomed in the first instance via DR Steven Barden and please check out NHS Jobs for full Job Description details. Don’t forget to bring your hard hat for a visit.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.

It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.

The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:

  • Belief Initiatives and Support
  • Charity/ Volunteering
  • Diversity &Inclusion Training
  • Disability Support
  • Early Careers Initiatives
  • Ex- Armed forces Initiatives
  • Home working/ Flexible working Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • General Accessibility
  • Staff Network Groups

If you need more information, or help with the application process, please see the HR Mission Statement (to the right) or contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 or 01444 448616.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat colleagues, patients and clients with respect and to ensure that work environments remain secure, inclusive and mutually supportive.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however under the Residence Labour Market Test non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals ensures equity of access and the delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences and needs

Please note we are a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Premises, grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

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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