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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2021.

Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 358-2588562-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Acute medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£82,096 - £110,683

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Consultant in Acute Medicine

We are looking for oneConsultant in Acute Medicine to support further expansion in provision of Acute Medical Care within the trust. The successful candidate will join the existing Acute Medicine Consultant team in helping to deliver Acute Medicine Services.

The Acute Medical Department currently covers several areas including a 76 bedded Acute Medical Unit which incorporates a higher level receiving area referred to as the Acute Care Bay and Acute Frailty Unit; along with a separate Ambulatory Area and 26 bedded Short Stay Unit.

The Acute Medicine Department aims to sustain its position at the forefront of advances in Acute Medicine. It is developing ambulatory care & triage services to prevent admissions and to offer new options to GPs seeking advice for acutely unwell patients. It is also further developing its in-reach service to the Emergency Department to facilitate rapid assessment and appropriate management of Medical Patients presenting via the Emergency Department.

A new bespoke Acute Medicine floor opened in June 2018, which includes a purpose built Acute Medical Unit co-located with the Emergency Department and Emergency Radiology. It also includes a dedicated Higher Dependency Area, Ambulatory Area and Acute Frailty Unit.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Vittal Jadhav

HOS – Acute Medicine

07861 738203


Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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