Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine. (2 posts)

Prescot, Merseyside
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


These are replacement full time NHS posts, with the successful applicants, continuing development of acute and respiratory services for the Trust. You will participate in elective and non-elective clinical activity for the department continuing our seven day per week service.

These two appointments are an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and evolving department. You can afford to be choosy about your next career move and there are plenty of good reasons to choose us. An outstanding Trust, where clinicians actively shape services. St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust is the only Acute Trust to perform above the national average in every CQC indicator for quality of care and services.

Here, you’ll work in new purpose built, state of the art facilities. You’ll help us build on our excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and you’ll be instrumental in enhancing our capacity to deliver world-class Acute and Respiratory services. You will be glad that you chose to join our team.

The Trust has a combined bed capacity of approximately 875 beds at Whiston and St Helens hospitals and provides a full range of acute in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, Halton and Liverpool, extending to Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man with the Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit.

Why choose a career with us?

•Outstanding” (St Helens Hospital) and “Good with outstanding features” (Whiston Hospital) by the CQC 2016
•“One of the BEST performing Trusts in the country” (Chief Inspector of Hospitals, 2016 )
•Best Patient Experience in NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals 2015)
•Best Acute Trust in the NHS (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
•Top 100 Best places to work in the NHS (HSJ 2014 and 2015) 

The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes; all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status.

All applicants must have full GMC Registration and be on the Specialty Register or be within 6 months of achieving their CCT from date of interview.

For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Simon Twite, Clinical Director for Respiratory Medicine on 0151 430 1844.

These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure including adults & Children’s barred lists.

To apply on line and for further information about the role please click the apply button and for information about the Trust visit our website 

Closing date: 26 April 2018.
Shortlisting date: week commencing 30 April 2018
Interview date: 25 May 2018.

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