Occupational Health Consultant Physician
Staff Health and Wellbeing Department
Hours: 0.7 wte (7 programmed activities)
Applications are invited to apply for an Occupational Health Consultant Physician at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust working within the Staff Health and Wellbeing Department.
The Staff Health and Wellbeing Department is comprised of an OH Consultant; OH Nurse Practitioners; an OH Nurse; a Manual Handling and Ergonomics Adviser; a Staff Physiotherapist; a Staff Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator; an Employee Assistance Programme; a Medical Secretary; and Administrative/Reception support.
An OH Consultant Physician is needed to join the team, to provide specialist OH specialist medical advice and clinical leadership to the Trust. The Department also offers OH services to non-Trust employers/OH providers. Although the service is weekdays only, flexible hours would be offered to suit the post holder.
Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.
This is an important step towards establishing the Trust as a first class centre of teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and a medical school building has recently opened, which will create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.
This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.
We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond. Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining. Doctors considering an application are encouraged to visit the hospital and to meet with potential clinical colleagues. The Chief Executive and/or Medical Director would also be happy to meet with doctors interested in this role, commitments allowing.
For more information please contact Liz Watson, Head of Staff Health and Wellbeing, 01908 995255.
Please submit your CV by attaching it to your application.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 19 September 2019 Interview date: 4 October 2019.
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This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community and thank you for your interest in our Hospital.