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Honarary Professor of Medicine and Consultant in Acute and General Me

Job Reference: 358-2036522-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Acute and General Medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£79,860 - £107,668

Honorary Professor of Medicine & Consultant in Acute & General Medicine

The University Hospitals of Leicester and University of Leicester

Applications are invited for a new and strategically essential post which will lead a programme of excellence in clinical service delivery and education for Acute and General Medicine. The post has been developed jointly between the Trust (serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland) and the University of Leicester (one of the top universities worldwide and with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research). The appointee will hold both an Honorary Chair in Medicine at the University and be a Consultant post in Acute and General Medicine at the Trust.

The appointee will take a leading role in championing the development and of both undergraduate and postgraduate Medical Education within the Trust along with the delivery of Acute and General Medical care. To facilitate this a 10 PA job plan is available inclusive of 5 SPA for Education/Academic Work, 1.5 SPA for revalidation purposes and 3.5 DCC.

Applicants must already be on the GMC specialist register and must have an established track record of providing both high quality clinical care and education or research with a strong plan to develop these further. An Educational Qualification is essential for this role.

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.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. The University and Hospitals are located close to multi-cultural city centre of Leicester and surrounded by attractive countryside. They are only about 1 hour from London by train with excellent road, rail and air links to most parts of the UK.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Lee Walker

Deputy Clinical Director

Tel: 07834 492160


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of 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 suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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