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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Job Reference: 438-MS2458

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Respiratory Medicine
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston
£82,096 to £10,683 pa

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Applications are invited for enthusiastic and forward-thinking Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine to join our expanding team.

We are delighted to offer this new and exciting opportunity to become a part of our Lancashire Chest Centre regional team. We are committed to the provision of first class Respiratory care and would encourage you to take the opportunity to join us on our journey at this very exciting time.

The Lancashire Chest Centre provides regional tertiary Respiratory services for Lancashire and South Cumbria. This is a fixed term Respiratory Assessment Unit post until 31st March 2021, in the first instance with a view to delivering substantive post. The successful applicants will join our current 11 chest consultants and the extensive multidisciplinary teams to provide in enhancing our service delivery, including:

  • 7 day inpatient care
  • Pathway design and implementation of our brand new purpose built Respiratory Assessment Unit area and Acute Respiratory
  • Specialist Respiratory Care including TB, Lung Cancer, Sleep, Ventilation, COPD, Pleural Disease, ILD, Specialist Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Tertiary Centre for NIV, Complex Asthma and ILD
  • General Thoracic clinics
  • Interventional pulmonology lists on both sites

You will work structured clinical teams including, junior and middle grade doctors, specialist nurses and respiratory AHPs.

Applicants should be fully registered with the GMC.

For further information, please contact Dr Aashish Vyas, Clinical Director of Respiratory Medicine on 01772 523474 or



For further details / informal visits contact:

Aashish Vyas, Clinical Director - Respiratory Medicine,, 01772 523474

Additional contact information

Sandra Davey - Clinical Business Manager -

Nadene Blakeman - Specialty Business Manager -

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Please note if you are successful in obtaining a position that requires a DBS check but later withdrawn your application you maybe required to reimburse Lancashire Teaching Hospitals the cost of the DBS.

Please note if you are applying for a volunteer position then the DBS check is free of charge.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

If you are applying for a secondment role please ensure you have agreement from your current line manager prior to attending an interview. Also please ensure you have read the LTHTR Secondment Policy. A copy of this can be found on the intranet or by contacting

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.


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

UK Registration

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

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