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Consultant Community and Hospital Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Job Reference: 358-3250642-CON

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

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Consultant Community and Hospital Physician in Respiratory Medicine

This post has arisen through the Better Care Together alliance between the three Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) UHL NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership Team and primary care. In line with opportunities identified by NHS RightCare for Respiratory, the aim of this role is to lead and support the early detection and accurate diagnosis of respiratory patients and to ensure optimal long term management to improve health and reduce hospital admissions and premature mortality. The long term vision is to provide a high quality, patient centred, specialist led integrated Community Cardiorespiratory service to the residents of LLR.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic respiratory physician with successful leadership qualities to join our team to help shape and lead our community integrated respiratory services. Part of our STP is to develop an integrated cardiorespiratory service and the post-holder will lead, deliver and support this development. The aim of the service is to enhance the quality and coordination of care for people with long term respiratory disease bringing together clinical services in the acute, primary care and community sectors to support primary care improvement through specialist in-reach work and upskilling.

Respiratory Medicine at Glenfield Hospital has a national and international reputation for its academic and clinical services. Clinically, we have specialist services in lung cancer with advanced bronchoscopic and pleural techniques, chronic suppurative lung infections, Cystic Fibrosis, TB, domiciliary ventilation, complex COPD and asthma, interstitial lung disease, exercise and sports medicine.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Darren Turner

Job title: General Manager

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

 

Additional contact information

Name: Dr Gerrit Woltmann

Job Title: Respiratory Head of Service

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

 




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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