Consultant in Acute Medicine
We are looking to appoint Acute Physicians to join a dynamic and progressive team of existing Acute Physicians. The successful candidates will support and help to continue to develop the acute medical services in KGH with particular reference to ambulatory care , short stay medical unit and the GP direct access area. Candidates who have other speciality interests are welcome and any agreed sub speciality sessions will be accommodated within the job plan.
The Kettering area is semi-rural, providing a housing market which remains very competitively priced and offers a number off market towns and many charming villages, all within easy reach of major cities. There is excellent educational provision in the area - both state and public, and a wide range of recreational facilities.
For further details of the hospital, and of this post, please contact: Dr R. V. Reddy Business Unit Director 01536 492805
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Closing Date: 17 December 2017
Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application your are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.
Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you via a TRAC system account.
Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive and we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.
We are an equal opportunities employer, which aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds.
We welcome applications from members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH. As KGH has identified that it needs more BME representation in band 7 and above roles.
Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.
Appointments will be made on merit.
In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.
If you need to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, as a requirement of the role, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check (£50) and this amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.
Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.