Trust Doctor in General Medicine (ST3)

Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
£47,132 Basic per annum
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Sector
Hospital
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for 5, ST3-ST5 Trust doctors in Medicine at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford covering the General Medicine on-call rota. There are various sub-specialities available such as HCOOP, Gastroenterology, Respiratory and Stroke. These posts will be for 12 months in the first instance.

We are a friendly, motivated and supportive department seeing approximately 70,000 patients each year. We achieve the 98% access target and are proud that we provide a high quality, patient focused service to the local population.

Kent is a beautiful county with superb beaches and many opportunities for sport, easy links to the continent by ferry or tunnel, pretty villages inland and both sites are close to the historic City of Canterbury. Easy rail and road links to London add to the pleasure of Kentish life. There are excellent private and grammar schools in the area with a range of affordable housing.

The role is a Trust Doctor in Medicine. The post involves duties on a full shift basis of 40 hours.

The Trust Doctor in acute medicine takes part in the on-call rota, 1:10 with prospective cover and has the clinical responsibility with day to day provision of routine and emergency medical care to a level appropriate to the grade for all patients on the Clinical Decision Unit. This post will give the candidate the opportunity to acquire experience in Respiratory medicine or TIA management or rotate to ITU.

If you have the qualifications we require (3 years of postgraduate experience). We are actively encouraging equal opportunities. The Trust operates a complete smoking ban on all sites and grounds.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All positions within the Trust working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults will require an enhanced DBS disclosure. All other posts will require standard checks. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

We positively promote flexible working practices. To ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Prathibha Bandipalyam, Respiratory Consultant, email: bprathibha@nhs.net or ext: 723-6266