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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/07/2020.

Locum Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 200-MEDCEM-2503989-MA

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Acute Medicine

Consultant in Acute Medicine

We are seeking to appoint to a Consultant post to start as soon as possible. Applications are invited to join the existing team and share in the development of a first class, front door service.

It’s a great time to join the Acute Medical Directorate at St George’s. The Trust has invested in unplanned care, with a modern Acute Medicine Unit and Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit, which is the first to offer opening hours, supported by a full team of nurse practitioners 08:00 hours - midnight. We also have an 8 bedded acute dependency unit on AMU which is fully supported by twice daily in-reach from critical care.

Our existing Acute Medical Consultants are specialised in various fields including respiratory medicine, infectious diseases, nephrology, clinical pharmacology, diabetes and endocrinology and medical education. We would particularly welcome applicants with experience and skills to complement and enhance the existing team and who are passionate about providing great medical care and open to support the development of acute services and developing strong links with other specialties. We are fortunate in having the benefit of a strong multidisciplinary team. We have a dedicated and bespoke therapies service, dedicated pharmacy support on the unit 24/7, an integrated older persons advice and liaison model (OPAL) and excellent management support.

We constantly strive to improve our service and it is therefore expected that the successful candidate will have a strong commitment to service improvement. St George’s has recently invested in development of a Quality Improvement Academy, which aims to bring together existing QI work at St George’s, as well as developing new ways to support and promote a continuously improving healthcare system at St George’s.

There will also be the opportunity for the successful candidate to hold an honorary senior lecturer post within St George's University of London (SGUL) if they contribute to the undergraduate training programme.

Candidates should already be on the specialist register or be within six months obtaining their certificate of completion of training (CCT) in acute medicine or general internal medicine +/- a complementary specialty and hold full GMC registration.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Stephan Brincat, Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine, or 0208 725 6092

Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by email or via NHS Jobs.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Stephan Brincat, Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine, or 0208 725 6092


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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