Locum Consultant Rheumatologist

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£76,761pa - £103,490pa
20 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Rheumatologist. This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months. The post will be largely based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage but with outpatient responsibilities across our three Hertfordshire sites. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and an on-call commitment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Rheumatology department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The successful candidate will join a service that prides itself on effective leadership, innovative thinking and excellent team work. We strive to challenge our existing working practices and to constantly improve our service to deliver best practice guidance and to ensure that our patient outcomes are successful and that they feel valued during visits to the Trust.

It is essential that the candidate applying for this post has broad experience in common Rheumatological disorders including inflammatory arthritis, soft tissue disorders and connective tissue diseases and that they are competent in the management of patient’s biological therapies. We would wish to encourage applicants with sub-speciality and clinical research interests to apply for this position. We have a newly evolving research strategy within the department and there is the possibility for the appointee to explore research collaborations, for example with the University of Hertfordshire and the Essex and Herts Local Research Network.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for Rheumatology, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact either Dr Spencer Ellis, Consultant Rheumatologist/General Physician and Clinical Director on 01438 781688 or Dr Thiraupathy Marinayagam, Consultant Rheumatologist on 01438 284183.

It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer.

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Closing date for completed applications: 5th June 2019.