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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/10/2020.

Consultant in Cardiology

Job Reference: 179-MSC23-20

Employer:
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiology
Location:
Bury St. Edmunds
Salary:
£82,096 to £110,683 pa

About the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

At the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, we want to tell your story. We want to help develop your career. With us, the opportunities are endless.

We strive to deliver the highest quality and safest care for more than a quarter of a million people. We aim to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time – whether in the hospital or community settings across west Suffolk.

We deliver high-quality services in a variety of settings including people’s own homes, care homes, day centres, schools, GP surgeries and health centres, as well as the Newmarket Community Hospital inpatient unit and clinics, and our main site, the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Join us – what will you #BeKnown for?

Key achievements

  • For the last two years the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) have rated us as the top hospital in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for meeting best practice criteria for patients treated for a hip fracture.

  • We’re among the top 10 hospitals in the country for hip, knee and joint replacement outcomes.

  • Our stroke services regularly achieve high ratings in the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) scores.

  • We consistently achieve high early detection of cancer, and cancer survival rates in the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group area are the best in the east of England.


Consultant in Cardiology

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Cardiology at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

The 10 PA post is to support the existing Cardiology Team working in our state of the art Cardiac Unit which includes a 6 bed elective day ward, 7 bed Cardiac Care Unit, and 15 general cardiology beds.

The successful candidate will contribute to the imaging service in particular the stress ECHOs and TOEs service.

Here at theWest Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT), we’re all about quality. Our vision is simply to deliver the best quality and safest care to our community.

Serving a rural population of around 280,000, we aim to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time – whether in the hospital or community settings across West Suffolk. We deliver high-quality services in a variety of settings including people’s own homes, care homes, day centres, schools, GP surgeries and health centres, as well as the Newmarket Community Hospital inpatient unit and clinics, and our main site, the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

And we do everything we can to make our Trust a great place to work – we truly care about you and your wellbeing.

Key achievements

  • We are one of the top 10 sites in the country for hip, knee and joint replacement outcomes
  • Top performing trust in UK in terms of best practice in Hip Fracture as identified by NHFD.
  • Our Trust has scored top in the East of England for doctors’ overall training satisfaction in acute trusts in the GMC national training survey 2018
  • As a global digital exemplar, we have invested in an e-Care system that will make us one of the first paperless hospitals and health systems in the NHS.
  • Our Trust was recently awarded a contract to develop an alliance to run local community services
  • We have had the best early detection of cancer in the country for three years running

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Pegah Salahshouri, Cardiology Consultant via the department secretaries on (WSH Switchboard 01284 713000)

Interview Date: 26th November 2020

 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. However, Non-EEA candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship may not be shortlisted or 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. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill this post. For further information please visit the UK Border should be on or eligible for inclusion onto the GMC Specialist Register for General Surgery or be within 6 months of their expected date of obtaining a CCT at the time of the interview.




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We are an equal opportunities employer, with a range of flexible working options.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS clearance (Disclosure and Barring Service - Police checks) will be required for relevant posts.

Final Salary Pension Scheme and Life Cover.

Key Worker Living Housing Initiative available to applicable staff groups.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces community.


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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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