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Respiratory Consultant with an interest in Asthma

Job Reference: 358-3250881-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Respiratory
Location:
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£82,096 - £110,683

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN RESPIRATORY MEDICINE with an interest in Asthma

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Respiratory consultant with an interest in Asthma to join our diverse and successful team at Glenfield Hospital, helping to shape and lead our specialist services. This is a newly created post that have arisen through increased demands in our specialised out-patient services.

The UHL Asthma Service based at Glenfield Hospital is a well-established service within the Respiratory Medicine, the Trust, and the East Midlands. Its strengths include:

Close links with both the Universities of Leicester and Loughborough. We host the NIHR Leicester Respiratory Biomedical Research Centre, the East Midlands Breathomics Pathology Node (EMBER), the national NIHR-EME BEAT Severe Asthma clinical trials program and are a core component of the Leicester Cancer Research UK Thoracic Oncology Centre. Respiratory Medicine also has a large teaching portfolio and the post holders will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate training.

We have a broad academic and internationally leading portfolio in asthma including basic mechanisms of disease, clinical trials and stratified medicine and asthma phenotyping using platform approaches (e.g. metabolome, microbiome, imaging).

The airways disease group has strong affiliations with the Leicester Clinical trials unit with several local and national trials programs underway in asthma. The group also collaborates closely with the cardiovascular and lifestyle theme of the NIHR-BRC in several programs.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Darren Turner

Job title: General Manager

Email address: darren.turner@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 0116 250 3965

 

Additional contact information

Respiratory Head of Service, Dr Gerrit Woltmann

Email contact: gerrit.woltmann@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 

(pending royal college approval)




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

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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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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