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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2021.

Locum Consultant in Diabetes

Job Reference: 298-MED-3064

Specialty and Integrated Medicine
298 Medical Staff - Diabetes SJH
St James University Hospital
£84,559 to £114,003 pa (+OOH Enhancements)




Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Locum Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes

St James’s Hospital



This is a 10 PA locum appointment for a Consultant Physician in Diabetes. This post will be available for a period of 6 months.


This post will deliver 10 PAs supporting the Diabetes team. The post-holder will form part of a rota whereby they will be working on the ward for 2 weeks, and then off the wards for 6 weeks in an 8 week cycle. During the weeks on ward the post holder will spend an estimated 6.5 PAs a week on the ward and 2 PAs providing out-patient, in addition to 1.5 SPAs.


During the “off” ward period the post holder will concentrate on Diabetes outpatient services without clinical responsibility for general medical wards.


The post will be based at St James’s Hospital.


The successful applicant should hold accreditation in Diabetes, Endocrinology in the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent, and should be on the Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK, or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director.


Applicants should have established skills in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Excellent communication and team working skills, a strong commitment to teaching and service development are essential.


Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:


Dr Emma Ward, Lead Clinician Diabetes and Endocrinology 0113 2065014



Dr Elizabeth Garthwaite, Clinical Director, Speciality and Integrated Medicine 0113 20 66550 or


Mr Iain MacBrairdy, General Manager, Speciality and Integrated Medicine 0113 20 66550 or


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

It is a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the majority of roles. We will seek assurance you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medically exempt.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses for them, (we cannot accept personal email addresses). LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

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