Specialty Doctor in Dermatology

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£39,060 - £72,840 per annum
18 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 700,000 across Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

As a newly-merged, larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Our Trust vision is: Working together to be the best at providing outstanding care for local communities, and so we look to appoint people who are as passionate about good quality patient care as we are!

Applications are invited for the post of Speciality Doctor in Dermatology. This is a new post to support service development and increase capacity at Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke Hospitals.

This is a 10PA whole time post but applications from those wishing to work part time will be considered.

This is a new post to increase the capacity of this active, friendly department within this busy trust serving a population of over 330,000. The successful applicant will be fully supported by the Consultant Dermatologists.

The dermatology service currently comprises 4 consultants, 2 speciality doctor, 2 dermatology nurse specialists, a skin cancer nurse specialist and a dermatology research nurse. There is full general nursing and admin support.

There is an allocated outpatient area with UVB, patch testing and surgical facilities. In-patients are admitted under a shared care arrangement with the medical teams. We have a teledermatology service for local GP’s, close links with plastic surgery and MDT links with Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. There is a small GPwER led community service.

The successful candidate would be expected to take part in clinical governance activities, training and teaching. Peterborough is a well-served modern expanding city with excellent connections, a 50 minute rail service to London and is surrounded by an active rural countryside with attractive villages.

Applicants must have experience in Dermatology, including general adult and pediatric dermatology and appropriate skills for minor surgery. A diploma in Dermatology is desirable.


Employees commencing employment who require a DBS Check, or existing staff transferring to roles which require a DBS or higher level DBS than currently held, will be charged for the cost of the check (currently £50 for an Enhanced Check and £31 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from your first months’ salary.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information. In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed. This includes a check with the DBS Update Service where registered.

Tier 2 applicants working in healthcare will need to provide a criminal record certificate for them and any dependants from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the 10 years prior to their application.

Our employee benefits include:

  • Excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • On-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year (Hinchingbrooke Hospital only)
  • Access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • Family friendly working patterns
  • Subsidised restaurant & car parking
  • Retail & leisure discounts

Our Values - At the heart of all that we do
We don’t only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we look for individuals who possess and demonstrate behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas. So show us through your application and at interview how you meet these.