Consultant Emergency Medicine
Hello, we are South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Thank you for having a look at one of our vacancies. We think this is a great place to work and hope that by looking through our information you will agree.
We provide services across Warwickshire ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4000 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.
The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.
Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.
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CONSULTANT in EMERGENCY MEDICINE
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust provides emergency care services for the people of South Warwickshire through the Emergency Department at Warwick Hospital and the Minor Injuries Unit at Stratford Hospital. Between these two units we see in the region of 70,000 patients a year.
The Trust is seeking to employ a full time Emergency Medicine Consultant as a replacement post to maintain the established 10 Consultant team in line with the RCEM recommendations.
The Trust has recently invested significantly in improving the emergency flow pathway for patients with a view to promoting links and processes between Emergency and Acute / Internal Medicine.
The Emergency Department, which was purpose built in December 2001, provides a full range of facilities including: resuscitation room; dedicated ED X-ray facilities; separate paediatric area within the department; operating theatre for minor procedures; and emergency department ultrasound. A dedicated See & Treat area was opened in 2011 supported by the ENP team, and the department has the benefit of physiotherapy clinics.
There is a 5 bedded Observation Unit and a front door Frailty Team that works within ED.
Warwick and its surroundings provide access to a very good quality of life, with a wide variety of leisure activities, exceptional quality of schools, easy access to Birmingham or London, as well being surrounded by great British countryside.
SWFT has been cited in the top 100 ‘Best places to work’ initiative, by the HSJ 2014, and was recently rated as ‘Good’ by the CQC. In the same year, the ED at Warwick Hospital was ranked in the top 10 across the country, based on performance and patient experience from the CQC (Care Quality Commission) National A&E survey. The Trust employs over 4500 members of staff and has a number of policies and procedures in place to support and develop the workforce, ensuring a good work-life balance. It is an approved organisation to provide the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole Leadership Programme which is delivered ‘in house’. The Trust has an open and engaging culture and is evidenced by our National Staff Survey results. The Trust is a CHKS top 40 hospital The Trust has been rated as ‘Good’ by the CQC.
We are therefore seeking a highly motivated, forward thinking individual to join our team and help develop patient led services that reflect the ongoing changes in emergency healthcare and support our ethos of continual improvement.
With work life balance in mind, we operate an annualised rota aiming for significant rest periods with a high degree of flexibility.
Applicants should possess full GMC registration, FRCEM (or equivalent) and either already be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview.
Interested applicants should apply online quoting reference number 203-S1320 attach a curriculum vitae online.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 20 May 2018
Interview Date: Monday 25 June 2018
For further details / informal visits contact:
To arrange an informal visit, please contact the following via email or telephone 01926 495321:
Mr Chris Hetherington – EM Consultant / Clinical Director:
or click the Apply button
Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don’t want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.
We aim to short list all roles within a week of the closing date. We will contact you via email as to the outcome of your application following this.
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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.
The Trust is part of a ‘Foundation Group’ through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of both organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.