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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/10/2021.

Locum Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & Acute/General Medicine

Job Reference: 234-MS1651

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitsl, Norwich
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

This advert may close when sufficient applicant have been received.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology teams are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious locum colleague to join this Trust in an 10PA post for 6 months (starting 1.11.21) following a Consultant retirement, and before a substantive post is advertised.

Applicants who wish to offer a shorter period than 6 months would also be welcome.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology team of 11 Consultants, including 5 substantive or honorary Chairs, is undergoing a planned service expansion in the provision of continuous subcutaneous insulin pump, young adult and transition diabetes services an expanded inpatient diabetes service and 7 day service from a dedicated inpatient diabetes hub. The new appointment will allow the restructuring of job plans to facilitate more input to more accurate risk based streaming and new service delivery models, and to support the diabetes in-patient specialist team. The Dept. operates a complex intermediate diabetes service with 16 Consultants and nurse specialists directly supporting all 72 local practices.

The Endocrine service is supported by a busy CIU with a full range of dynamic testing and IPSS, an ESN led Thyroid tele clinic, monthly NET MDT, Thyroid nodule clinics, a nationally recognised bone and calcium service, and a regular MDT with Queens Square for the pituitary tumour pathway. The Dept. is a tertiary referral centre for adrenal disorders. All ENDO referrals follow clearly defined pathways with pre clinic bloods to reduce follow ups.

Other strong subspecialty interests are diabetic foot disease, obesity, reproductive endocrinology and maternal medicine. The applicant would be expected to support in developing these clinical services as part of the team, The post is on a 1:9 on call rota for Endo /Diabetes/General Medicine, and does not involve weekend or overnight cover for AMU. The post would involve a significant Monday to Friday am general medical commitment as well as Diabetes and Endocrine clinics.

We try to offer flexible working arrangements including job shares; we understand our staff may have other commitments so aim to work around these to meet a suitable working pattern. It is an exciting time to join our units as we continue to grow and improve.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery. Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country. As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia. We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate extensive experience in Acute and general medicine

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Vidya Srinivas Service Director (

To learn more about the Trust, please see our web site.

Please refer to the ‘Job Description’ link to the right of the page for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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