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Part-Time Civilian Consultant in Occupational Medicine

Job Reference: J221-A-21-30185

Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
Regional Occupational Health Team Wales & West Midlands
Donnington, Telford, West Midlands
£82,096 - £110,683 pro rata

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services

Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC), Northern Ireland, Wales and West Midlands have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Consultant. We are looking for someone to provide consultant support within DPHC (NIWW) in order to ensure that DPHC (NIWW) is able to provide a safe, effective and continuously improving Occupational Health (OH) service within its area of responsibility. This is a part time role for 20 hours per week. Although the department is located at Venning Barracks, Donnington, TF2 8JT, the role can be carried out remotely using supplied MOD IT equipment.

Your main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing DPHC medical staff and the Chain of Command with specialist OH advice concerning medical aspects of a Service Person’s (SP) employability, deployability and ongoing employment.

  • Undertaking Medical Boards on SP as determined by single service (sS) and Joint Medical Employment Policy, fulfilling the role of President or Board Member as necessary and as laid down in MOD and sS and Joint Medical Employment Policy, currently Army Policy.

  • Recording all clinical activities on the extant electronic system, currently Defence Medical Information Capability Programme (DMICP).

  • Providing employment advice and guidance to SP appearing before Medical Boards.

  • Undertaking regular clinical and managerial audit both internally and externally, completion of audit cycles, then carrying the information through to the implementation of change and improvement.

  • Assisting with development and teaching of healthcare personnel, including DPHC Primary Care Staff, OM speciality registrars.

The successful applicant will be required to hold the following:

  • Full GMC registration with licence to practise.
  • CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training in Occupational Medicine).
  • Membership/Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
  • Must be on the Specialist Register.

Desirable criteria:

  • Suitable previous and substantial military experience either within DPHC or Regional Occupational Health Team.
  • Maintained clinical currency if retired.
  • A high level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office.
  • Current UK driving licence.

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV. At interview, you will be tested against the following Behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Changing and Improving

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To be eligible to be considered for this role, qualifications and memberships detailed must be held in full, prior to submitting your application.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

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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.

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