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Consultant General Physician

Job Reference: 100-MED-PEM-136

Hywel Dda University Health Board
General Medicine
Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest
£74,393 to £96,583 per an

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Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Consultant General Physician
Department: General Medicine
Location: Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest

We are looking to recruit a motivated Consultant in Acute Medicine to join colleagues in a dynamic general medicine service within the Health Board in delivering and supporting the Welsh Government’s vision for NHS Wales. This new appointment will join the team of established medical consultants working across Pembrokeshire and will have support to develop/maintain a specialist interest.

The successful candidate will be expected to have specialty training and relevant experience in General Medicine and should be on the GMC specialist register or be eligible for inclusion on the register within six months of the interview date and have full MRCP or equivalent. You would work in the General Medical Department and in an area of specialist interest if appropriate. You will be responsible for the management of patients presenting to Withybush General Hospital with medical problems and will lead a team of junior doctors.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and Right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. The Health Board is committed to delivering high quality general medical care and sees the provision of consistent medical care as a key strategic priority.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. Haverfordwest is a historic county town in Pembrokeshire adjacent to Pembrokeshire National Park offering a relaxed lifestyle and picturesque countryside, with blue flag beaches a short distance away. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.

Within this role there is an opportunity for consultants with a specialist interest and additional skills to promote and develop the service in order to improve diagnosis and management.

In this post you will contribute to a current on call rota at Withybush based on a 1:8 non-resident on call, which you will be expected to reside (for on call purposes) within 30 minutes of the Hospital.

Full structured induction into the NHS and Department will be made available as well as a Mentoring scheme for the successful applicant, as well as a Consultant Leadership Programme for all new consultants joining the Health Board.

So if you are a senior doctor wishing, looking for a change of scene, or if you think life in a rural general hospital in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK might suit you, we would like to hear from you for a non-obligation chat.

Information on the Health Board is provided with a full job description of this post. The health Board operates a No Smoking Policy and promotes equal opportunities.

The Health Board is fully committed to:
• Work-life balance, job-sharing and flexibility
• Training & Education including a successful Consultant Development & Mentoring scheme
• Medical Appraisal & Revalidation for over 800 doctors

Please ensure that you read the person specification carefully and that you meet all the essential criteria prior to applying. We encourage pre-interview visits.

Please ensure that you include the e-mail addresses of your referees in your application form to enable us to contact them.

AAC Interview date: Monday 16th April 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Chris James, Consultant Geriatrician,
01437 77 773493,
Mr John Evans, General Manager, 01437 764545

Mr Simon Mansfield, Service Delivery Manager, Unscheduled Care,01437 773716

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

‘All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English’.

‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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.

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