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Consultant in Occupational Medicine

Job Reference: 358-3387719-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Occupational Medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

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

Consultant in Occupational Medicine 

We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual for this exciting role.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trusts’ Occupational Health (OH) Service is one of the biggest NHS OH Services in the UK and has been accredited by SEQOHS since 2012. The OH Service in Leicester provides Occupational Health services to a number of NHS organisations and other companies in and around Leicester / shire.

This post has been developed to replace a 0.5 WTE consultant post following a retirement. The appointment will be 5 PA’s. The successful candidate would be welcome to work flexibly e.g. around other part time work/non-work commitments, or on the basis of an annualised hours contract.

Working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team which includes senior medical colleagues, this post may appeal to applicants who have recently completed their specialist training, as well as those with more experience, who wish to work in a collegiate and supportive environment. It is envisaged the successful candidate will assume clinical responsibility for a particular area of work, supervise others in the team and work collaboratively and strategically with UHL management as the host employer.

There is a mentorship scheme for all new consultant staff, this is designed to help and assist new appointees to settle into working at UHL as easily as possible. It is designed to assist individuals in a personal way to familiarise them with the Trust and how things work in practice.

The successful candidate will be working in the OH Departments at University Hospitals of Leicester, and this may include off-site clinics.

It is preferable for applicants to have access to a vehicle and a full Driving Licence. A high level of computer literacy is essential.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name:Dr Charles Goss

Job title: Consultant Head of Service

Email address:

Telephone number: 0116 2585149

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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