Consultant Diabetes and Endocrine

Liverpool, Merseyside
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
25 Apr 2018
22 May 2018
Diabetes, Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: Recruitment Info 

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Applications are invited for suitably qualified individuals for a substantive Consultant post in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine.

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital is the biggest university teaching hospital in Merseyside and Cheshire, with many internationally, nationally and regionally renowned services. Based on two sites with a bed base of over 1200; the Broadgreen site has over 300 beds and has undergone expansion to accommodate intermediate Surgery, whilst the Royal Liverpool site accommodates the Accident & Emergency Department, medical specialty, major cancer and critical care bed base. This is an exciting time for the trust as a new hospital due for completion in 2018-2019 is also under current construction on the Royal site.

Due to development of services an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated consultant into a fulltime post covering diabetes, endocrinology and general internal medicine. Successful applicants will join our well established team of 7 consultants, 20 diabetes and endocrine specialist nurses, specialist dietitians and podiatrists. The team also works closely with Orthopaedics, Regional Vascular department, Ophthalmology (St Paul’s eye hospital) and an HPB team based in the Royal Liverpool hospital, and has close links to the three Liverpool Universities. It has a specialist interest in education and training for foundation doctors, core medical trainees and specialist trainees and medical students.

The Trust has worked in collaboration with neighbouring trusts to develop a new model of diabetes care in a community setting and you will be expected to support this model of diabetes care.

You must be on, or within six months of entry to, the Specialist Register and be fully registered with the GMC.

Informal enquiries to:
Dr D Sharma, Clinical Lead, Diabetes and Endocrinology on 0151 706 3091
Dr Peter Williams, Medical Director on 0151 706 2818
Mr Aidan Kehoe Chief Executive, on 0151 706 2259

If you require further information about applying please contact Neil Jones, Senior Medical HR Officer on 0151 706 3892. or click the Apply button.

Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. 

The Trust is committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.

We encourage applicants from the following groups that are currently under-represented in our workforce black and minority ethnic (BME), lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB), disabled, male and age 16-24

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £26+£5 (standard disclosure) or £44+£5 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.

From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependant(s) will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past ten years.

It is a Trust expectation that all post holders who require a DBS for their role are registered with the DBS Update Service. You can find out more information and guidance on how to do this at The Trust requires all staff to be DBS checked on an ongoing basis.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0151 7064666 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post. 

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band. 

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.