Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) is one of the largest trusts in the country. We provide services from 3 acute hospitals in Lincolnshire - Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, and Grantham and District Hospital. The Trust also provides a wide variety of outpatient, day case and inpatient services from a range of other community hospitals operated by Lincolnshire Community Health Services or local GP clusters. These include: Louth County Hospital, John Coupland Hospital (Gainsborough), Johnson Community Hospital (Spalding) and Skegness and District General Hospital.
We provide a wide range of healthcare services delivered by over 7,500 highly trained staff. Our services cost more than £390 million each year to provide. In an average year, we treat more than 180,000 accident and emergency patients, over 600,000 outpatients and almost 100,000 inpatients, and deliver over 5,000 babies.
About the Department ….
The Trust is committed to the provision of a high quality, Consultant led Respiratory Service, and the successful candidate will work to develop the service further. Due to the retirement of a substantive Consultant, this post is available joining our two other Respiratory Physicians in providing this service.
Inpatient care is undertaken predominantly on one ward, plus some outlying wards on occasion. Outpatient care is undertaken in the newly refurbished Respiratory Department.
Respiratory outpatient services are provided on the Pilgrim site, and also at peripheral clinics at associated hospitals.
About the Role …..
This is a substantive post (10 programmed activities) for a whole-time Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory and General Medicine based at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. This busy and interesting post aims to build on developments of services for the Respiratory patients who have complex needs. The post holder will also work with colleagues with an interest in Cardiology, General Acute Medicine, Gastroenterology, Care of the Elderly, Diabetes & Endocrinology and Stroke Medicine.
What we’re looking for …..
- MRCP (UK) or equivalent
- CCT Internal Medicine/Respiratory Medicine or equivalent (or within 6 months of eligibility for specialist register)
- Current valid GMC registration
MD or other Higher Degree, a special interest in any of the respiratory sub-specialties, a Diploma/Qualification in teaching and peer reviewed publications would all be desirable.
The appointee will be expected to work flexibly and be responsible for day to day patient care, ward rounds and clinic sessions.
The post holder will be expected to partake in teaching activities for junior doctors in training and medical students.
The Job Plan and duties will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis in line with demands of the service.
In return, we will support your personal development and continued professional development. The NHS also offers one of the most competitive benefits packages with regards to Annual Leave, Pensions and a comprehensive range of NHS Discounts. There is a relocation package, dependent upon eligibility, up to maximum of £8,000 payable to the successful candidate on relocation.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer.
The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and improving working lives. We welcome applications from members of the minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. All applications will be treated on merit.
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, both as service users and visitors to Trust premises. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults.
To discuss the post further please contact:
Arrangements to visit can be made through:
- Dr D Clifton, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine 01205 446631, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr B Asuquo, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine 01205 446509, email@example.com
- Dr K Jacob, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director 01205 446718, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.
No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.
Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for 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.
ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:
- Patient Centred
- Respect and
ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.
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
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