Consultant Rheumatologist

Ealing, London (Greater)
£77,913 to £105,042
31 Jul 2019
05 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate

  • Responsive

  • Innovative

    We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

    Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty

  • E quality

  • A ccountability

  • R espect

  • T eamwork

    These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Consultant in Rheumatology – full-time (10 PA)

This is a new post arising as a result of a demand and capacity review. It is offered on a full-time basis. The post will be divided between the Northwick Park Hospital and Ealing Hospital sites

The Trust incorporates four major acute hospitals comprising Northwick Park Hospital, Central Middlesex Hospital, Ealing Hospital, the internationally renowned St Marks’ Hospital in addition to community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing.

This post holder will work across two sites. On the Northwick Park site the postholder will be based at the Arthritis Centre This centre sees approximately 1000 patients per month. The majority of the attendances are for inflammatory arthritis and there are several sub-specialist clinics including a Spondyloarthritis clinic, Connective Tissue Disease clinic, Early Arthritis clinic, Biologics clinic and Metabolic Bone Disease clinic. There is a dedicated Rheumatology Daycare Unit on site that delivers a full range of parenteral treatments. The service is supported by specialist nurses in rheumatology, specialist physiotherapists, specialist pharmacist, hand therapy and occupational therapy.

The service on the Ealing Hospital site is based in a multi user outpatient clinic area and sees approximately 400 patients per month. The team provides an outpatient rheumatology service to the local population, in addition to providing rheumatology input to general medical inpatients. The service is supported by a clinical nurse specialist and a part-time specialty doctor in addition to physiotherapy and occupational therapy /hand therapy provision on site. A specialist fracture liaison service is being established across both sites. There are facilities for biologic therapies on the site.

Interview is scheduled for Monday 7th October at the Northwick Park Trust offices.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Michael Naughton ( Clinical Lead for Rheumatology.

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The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the well being and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

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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.

UK Registration

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