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Consultant in Cardiology with Special Int in Cardiac Devices & Pacing

Job Reference: 230-22585435-MED-A

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
13320 Cardiology, Nuneaton
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Our vision is "to EXCEL at patient care". If you think you've got what it takes, help us realise this and join #TeamEliot.

Please note:

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC where all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails/messages sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

Consultant in Cardiology with Special Interest in Complex Devices and Pacing

40 Hours per week

£77,913 - £105,042 per annum



Here at George Eliot our vision to excel at patient care’ takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive health services delivered by inspiring and compassionate staff who share our corporate values:

Effective Open Communication

Excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust is an integrated acute, community and primary care service provider comprising of the main hub spread on a 32-acre modern district hospital site on the outskirts of Nuneaton, within easy commuting access to M6, M69 and M42. A number of community services including special care Community Dental Services for Warwickshire and the Urgent Care Centre based at Leicester Royal Infirmary are managed by the Trust.

George Eliot serves a population of 290,000 from Nuneaton & Bedworth, North Warwickshire, South West Leicestershire and Northern Coventry. The George Eliot Hospital has 330 beds and provides a wide range of services.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Substantive Consultant to join our team.


The Role

An exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated individual has arisen at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust to join the Cardiology Department as a Consultant Cardiologist to commence as soon as possible.

This is a full time General Cardiology post with the successful candidate possessing CCT in Cardiology with a special interest in complex devices as well pacing. The successful candidate will play a key role in the continuing development of the Department of Cardiology, the Division of Medicine and the wider organisation as the Trust strives to continue to improve the services available to our local community through the engagement of high-quality clinical leadership.

The purpose of this role is to support and further develop the Cardiology service and to provide daily review of patients and senior decision making to ensure optimal and early review of patients.

The Department of Cardiology is being reconfigured with the aim of offering seven day per week provision in order that our patients are provided with high quality clinical care at the front door and beyond, in partnership with all specialties within the Division of Medicine. We are supported in this by our Divisional Managers, with whom we have excellent working relationships.

Applicants should see this opening as an opportunity to be part of the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust’s drive to innovate for the development of improved services for the benefit of our local community.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information/visits please contact: Dr A Venkataraman (Cardiology Clinical Lead) 02476865378 Or Dr Christine O’Brien (Clinical Director for Medicine) 02476865562



How we process your data:

By applying for this post you are consenting to George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, TRAC. In this connection your submitted application form will remain in the Trac system for 400 days after which time it will be automatically deleted. If you wish to update any personal details within your submitted application you can request this via your Trac account or by contacting the resourcing team.

The Equality and Diversity data you provide as part of your application is used by the HR Department for monitoring and reporting purposes only. This information is not provided to recruiting managers at any stage of the process.

The Job application data you provide will be used to assess your application for employment at GEH, to verify your information and conduct reference checks, and to communicate with you. If you accept employment with GEH, the information collected will become part of your employment record and will be used for employment purposes and transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service application. Positive disclosures will be handled in accordance with the Trust Disclosure and Barring Service Policy.

All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.


In response to NICE guidance and to support the reduction of health harm from tobacco, the Trust has a smoke-free site policy which applies to anyone on Trust sites. Staff who smoke will be supported to quit or not smoke whilst on Trust sites.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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