Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine with an interest in Elderly Care Medicine

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Posted
22 May 2018
Closes
17 Jun 2018
Ref
295-VR-35199
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant in Acute Medicine

Applications are invited for a consultant physician to join the Directorate of General/Acute medicine at University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust. The post will be centred primarily on the Solihull site, dependent on service developments and need. The successful applicant will join the medical team based at Solihull Hospital and will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as take a share of the general medical rota at Solihull Hospital. The post is advertised at 10 PAs although there may be opportunities to increase the number by discussion and mutual agreement. Part time applicants will be considered and modification of the job content will be discussed on an individual basis in consultation with the Clinical Director.

The successful applicant will join an energetic and enthusiastic Medical and Elderly Care Team and this is an exciting opportunity for a physician wishing to contribute to the further development of the Acute Medical and Emergency Ambulatory Care Service at Solihull Hospital and take the lead in shaping the future of emergency care at Solihull Hospital particularly in elderly care.

You will work together with other members of the Acute and Elderly Care Teams and colleagues working in sub-specialities to provide a high quality Acute and Emergency Medical service for patients attending the Acute Medical Unit, Ambulatory Care Service and Short Stay Ward; with the exception of possibly some out-patient clinics, Direct Clinical Care programmed activities (DCC PAs) will be based in these areas

University Hospitals Birmingham is one of the largest hospital foundation trusts in England providing services for the east and north of Birmingham at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and South Staffordshire at Sutton Coldfield Good Hope Hospital and Solihull and parts of Warwickshire at Solihull Hospital. There is also a Birmingham based Chest Clinic and a number of satellite units enabling people to be treated as close to home as possible. We have recently merged with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. The population served is approximately 1.2m. The area which Birmingham Heartlands Hospital serves is essentially urban with some relatively deprived inner city areas, but the catchment area extends into dormitory suburbs and further afield into rural populations

Enquiries regarding the post should be made to: - Dr Catherine Hulley, Clinical Director of Acute Medicine Tel:0121 4249282 or Dr A Ahmed or Dr U Khan, Acute Medicine Physicians, Solihull Tel: 0121 424 4425

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

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University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users

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.

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