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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/03/2021.

Medical Recruitment Lead

Job Reference: 263-SS21-025-JW

Employer:
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

As an Organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances, and are particularly keen to receive applications from:

  • people from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
  • disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden.
  • those who have lost their employment during this pandemic or who have been out of work for a period.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly organised, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Medical Recruitment team based at St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne. This post is a Secondment/Fixed Term contract for 12 months to start before June 2021 to cover maternity leave.

This is a challenging and fast paced role. You will lead the Medical Recruitment team in providing a high quality, technical medical recruitment service for the whole Trust, recruiting all grades of Trust employed staff, ensuring the team meets its statutory and NHS requirements in relation to medical recruitment issues.

You will ensure that medical recruitment, including international recruitment is efficient and the relevant systems are updated to accurately reflect the changing terms and conditions of the medical workforce. You will work closely with recruiting managers and the Medical Recruitment team when doing this, supporting them to develop new and innovative ways to recruit to the Trust.

You will also support the Deputy Medical Director for International Recruitment in delivering the Psychiatry Fellowship programme, from arranging the recruitment through to induction and development sessions, along with providing advice around routes to employment in the UK for international medical graduates.

This role is a very varied and interesting position within the team and will provide a great opportunity for someone who is looking at building on their knowledge in recruitment of medical staff and supporting the development of the team. We are keen to hear from all candidates who can demonstrate that they meet the person specification. You will need to be professional at all times, have excellent communication skills, be able to work under pressure with a keen attention to detail. You will need to be an excellent team player and be passionate about delivering an excellent service. If this is exactly what you are looking for, then we can’t wait to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Becky Dioh

Head of Medical Recruitment and Education

Becky.Dioh@cntw.nhs.uk

07970037768





All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

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

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

You will also be encouraged to complete your Mandatory training via E-learning before you commence into post.

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