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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/07/2020.

Consultant Physicians with an interest in Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 050-ACU-E-26-02-E

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Acute Medicine
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham
£77,779 to £100,978

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.





Salary range of £77,779 - £100,977 per annum.


Do you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start somewhere new and inspiring? Are you looking for a flexible job plan that supports your work-life balance? If so, this is the role for you.


Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are investing into a new Acute Medicine model for the patients of North East Wales. We wish to further strengthen our acute medical team to provide excellent acute care to the population of North East Wales and the service provided at our Wrexham Maelor District General Hospital.


We are happy to consider flexible working, with a job plan to meet the needs of the individual. We will also welcome candidates with subspecialty interests and we are keen to discuss your requirements. This is an opportunity for you to be part of the change!


Working with excellent colleagues in Acute Medicine and other specialties, this is a great opportunity to work in a progressive and expanding department. You will join our rapidly transforming acute medical team, staffing a new acute medical unit with short stay ward, ambulatory care area and acute admissions area.


Our offer will include:

  • Appointment to the amended Welsh Consultant Contract with a current salary range of £77,779 - £100,977 per annum.
  • Eligibility for Consultant ‘Commitment Awards’ up to a maximum of £24,410 per annum.
  • Working with excellent Acute Medicine colleagues
  • A commitment to teaching, education research and audit with partnering organisations
  • Support provided to add clinical leadership to the role to support clinical governance across the Medical Directorate
  • Opportunity to drive innovation across all directorates within the Wrexham DGH footprint and East area locality.
  • The Hospital is superbly located in North Wales, with its areas of outstanding natural beauty, and within easy reach of Chester, Liverpool, Manchester and the Midlands.


You will be on the Specialist Register, have CCST’s in GIM or AIM or recognised equivalent or be within 6 months of obtaining it at the time of interview.


So say goodbye to heavy inner city commuter traffic, and enjoy a breath-taking commute across North Wales. When you are not working discover a vast national park, purpose built mountain biking trails, a breath taking coastal path, soaring zip wire, food festivals and world class sport and adventure around every corner .

For further details / informal visits contact:

Applicants are encouraged to visit the department and to meet prospective colleagues.

For initial enquiries, please contact Drs Sarah Dyer (Acute and Respiratory Medicine), James Kilbane (Acute and Respiratory Medicine) or Neil McAndrew (Respiratory Medicine) at Wrexham Maelor Hospital 01978 291100 or via e-mail on; or

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

For more information, please contact the BCU Recruitment support team on 01978 725147

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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