Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£76,761 - £103,490 pa
09 May 2018
05 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full time, substantive Consultant post in Respiratory Medicine to join our team of ten respiratory consultants based at The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. We are a University teaching hospital affiliated with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS). The hospital has benefited from major investment in a clinical research and teaching building, cardiothoracic and oncology centres and a new £7 million Emergency Department. There are two respiratory wards, including a Respiratory Support Unit, and outpatient clinics run at Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary. We have a busy educational program and the posts will include opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine: Though interest and/or experience in lung cancer would be helpful, other sub specialist interests may be accommodated, depending on the particular interests of the appointee. From a lung cancer perspective The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides Tertiary service to the region with access to all relevant investigations.

The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust employs approximately 8,000 staff and provides a comprehensive range of acute services from 2 hospital sites for a based population of around 650,000, with some specialist services aimed at an extended catchment area of 1.2 million people.

About Hull: In 2001 an aquarium, The Deep, opened in Hull – the world’s only submarium. The beginning of the 21st century saw several other parts of Hull regenerated; The St Stephen’s Shopping Centre opened in 2007, as well as new developments like the Humber Quays business district and C4DI, a centre for digital innovation in the north.

The arts and cultural sector is now going from strength to strength in the city, with annual events such as the Freedom Festival which has a programme of theatre, music, comedy and poetry. The city’s two theatres, Hull Truck Theatre and Hull New Theatre, present new productions and touring work from around the country. The Ferens Art Gallery is the region’s leading visual art space, and was home to the Turner Prize as part of the UK’s City of Culture 2017

The Kingston Communication Stadium is a stone’s throw from Hull Royal Infirmary and is home to Championship football and super league rugby. Hull has links with Europe via the ferry and the nearby Humberside Airport, along with good rail and motorway links, but is within easy reach of nearby coastal resorts and Wolds countryside. It offers affordable housing with good leisure facilities.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of you current revalidation officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Shoaib Faruqi - Consultant physician & Professional Lead; tel: 01482 626706, e-mail

Dr Gavin Anderson - Consultant physician - Lung Cancer Lead: 01482 626706, e-mail

To apply please click the Apply button.

IMPORTANT: Should your application be successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted to attend an interview electronically to the email address provided at the time of the application. It is important therefore, that you CHECK YOUR EMAILS/NHS JOBS ACCOUNT on a regular basis and respond as necessary.

If you are not contacted by the Trust within six weeks of the closing date of the vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would however like to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Trust reserves the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

Committed to Equal Opportunities. Flexible working policies operation. A No Smoking Policy is in place.

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.