Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Worthing, West Sussex
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
25 Jun 2018
22 Jul 2018
Diabetes, Endocrinology
Career Level

Applications are invited for the above post of Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology based at Worthing Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust with effect from 1 August 2018.

There are 2 full time Consultants at St Richard's and this post is for a second full time Consultant at Worthing Hospital. The clinical workload is split roughly 50:50 between inpatient General Medicine and outpatient Diabetes with Endocrinology. We are looking for a Consultant to help develop the service further and encourage applicants to discuss this directly with the substantive team with sub-speciality interests in ante-natal care, insulin pump treatment and transition from paediatric to adult diabetes services.

The Department Of Diabetes and Endocrinology is a fully integrated consultant and Diabetes specialist nursing service to encourage good shared practice across both sites with strong governance processes and shared pathways.

Both departments have a keen interest in training and education.

The CQC recognised our continuous improvement approach 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 or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. 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
Email: or apply by clicking on the APPLY button.

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)