Consultant Physician in General Medicine

Worthing, West Sussex
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
25 Jun 2018
22 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the substantive post of Consultant Physician in General Medicine with an interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology based at Worthing Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

There are currently   2 full time Consultants working in General Medicine at Worthing Hospital- the current post holders also have an interest in Renal Medicine and Intensive care medicine and Diabetes and Endocrinology.  This post is a replacement post for a current fixed term position.

The clinical workload is split roughly 60:40 between inpatient General Medicine and outpatient Diabetes with Endocrinology.  We are looking for a Consultant with sub-speciality interests in this area to help support the development and delivery of our adult diabetes services. We encourage potential applicants to discuss this directly.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels.  We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.  We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex.  Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013. 

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”. 

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register.  Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact:

Dr Katrine Hedges

Clinical Director


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All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR

Closing Date:              22 July 2018

Interview Date:            September 2018 (tbc)

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