Respiratory & General Medicine Consultant 

Location
Isle of Man
Salary
£76,761 to £133,193
Posted
02 Nov 2018
Closes
15 Dec 2018
Ref
DOH&-008076
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Noble's Hospital - Isle of Man

We are looking for a professional and driven Respiratory & General Medicine Consultant to join our team here in the beautiful Isle of Man!
Our ambition is to build a new model of health and social care that delivers truly effective health and social care strategies in a way which is innovative and responsive to community needs. This is an exciting opportunity where you can make a difference and be a part of shaping the Islands’ future health services.

About the Isle of Man and our healthcare system

Why you should join us…

  • Relaxed way of life, friendly people and low crime rates
  • Attractive relocation package with advice and support on relocation
  • Enjoy an outdoor lifestyle - walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking and great beaches
  • Short commutes with no traffic jams!
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate is 20%
  • Great environment to raise a family with high standards of pupil behaviour and an extensive range of extra-curricular activities
  • Over 100 flights a week to London, Manchester, Dublin and regional airports

The Island’s healthcare is provided by a National Health Service based on that in the United Kingdom but is independently financed and administered within the Isle of Man.  Many of the changes brought about to the UK National Health Service, as a consequence of the extensive reorganisations of recent years have not been adopted in the Isle of Man.

The hospital is equipped to the very latest standards with an Education and Training Centre and library situated in the grounds. It provides a comprehensive range of services typical of most District General Hospitals.

If you would like to achieve a fantastic work/life balance with a professionally satisfying job whilst living in one of the safest, least congested and most beautiful parts of the British Isles then this is the job for you!

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Islands’ lifestyle visit www.locate.im

About the post

This is a new post designed to meet the increasing demand for specialist respiratory services within our island and this role will be the second consultant in our team providing a comprehensive range of services to our respiratory patients. 

We are seeking to appoint a full time (10 Programmed Activities) substantive respiratory consultant. We would be especially keen to hear from applicants with an interest in Sleep/ Airways disease who can expand and develop this service.

The respiratory department currently supports a total of 10 inpatient beds and the consultant appointed to this post in conjunction with the lead will deliver daily sessions of care to respiratory inpatients, outpatient clinics, as well as alternative week bronchoscopy services. 

We are a service that doesn’t like to stand still and we are looking for someone who can help develop and lead specialist areas of Interest like Sleep/ Home Ventilation, EBUS. Working with the Medical Division, the Respiratory team and the hospital management working, you will be part of a team working together to continuously develop acute medical services in light of evolving needs, guidance and innovations.

As part of your role, you will also be required to support the education and training of junior doctors, medical students, and multidisciplinary members of the acute medical team along with supporting the doctors on the acute medical team, ensuring that all Foundation doctors are appropriately supervised and their work reviewed.

The Department of Health and Social Care recognises the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom and encourages links with other units as well as providing study leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK.

For more information about the role, its responsibilities and requirements please see the Job Pack, available to download below.

Our Values 

In the Department of Health and Social Care we pride ourselves on being committed, appreciative, respectful and excellent. CARE represents what we are about, what we stand for and what we value. All our recruitment, performance management and staff development are based on our CARE ethos.

Interview Expenses and Relocation

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Subsidised accommodation and assistance with housing costs may also be available.

How to find out more and apply:

For further information out the post, please see the Job Pack; alternatively you can contact Dr Sudheeram Alapati at sudeerham.alapati@nobles.dhss.gov.im or Dr Ishaku Pam, Clinical Director for Medicine at Ishaku.pam@nobles.dhss.gov.im

If you are interested in applying, we recommend that you visit us and we will pay reasonable expenses for your visit.  Please call 01624 650357 if you would like to arrange this.

Interested Applicants can apply and find out more about the post by clicking the apply button.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight on the 30th November 2018.