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Locum Consultant in Rheumatology

Job Reference: 358-1179376-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£77,913 - £105,042

Locum Consultant Rheumatologist (0.75PA with possible Additional PA's)

Applications are invited for the post of a Consultant Rheumatologist based in the Department of Rheumatology at the Leicester Royal Infirmary part of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

This post will be offered as part time post (0.75PA) working both within UHL but with a session(s) also to be worked within the Alliance partnership which hosts the community elective care service. The Rheumatology service is part of specialty medicine within the Emergency and Specialty Medicine CMG

The successful applicant will join an established team of 9.
It is hoped that the applicant will add to this skill mix and will be supported to develop a specialist interest. At present the department in Leicester is the main secondary care provider for its local population of 950,000.

Applicants must already be on the GMC specialist register or within 6 months of the interview date have a certificate of completion of specialist training or equivalent qualifying experience. This is a 0.75 pa job plan inclusive of DCC, SPA and on call allowance as standard.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)will be undertaken.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team.

UHL is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information and / or an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Dr Alison Kinder, Head of Service for Rheumatology Via email Telephone 0116 258 5253

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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