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Consultant Cardiologist in ACHD.

Job Reference: 188-MT0107-MEDICAL

Employer:
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiology
Location:
University Hospital Southampton, Southampton
Salary:
£77,913 - £105,042 pa

Online applications are invited to apply for a full time consultant in adult congenital heart disease commencing asap. This post is permanent.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team of twelve congenital cardiologists in the highly rewarding specialty of congenital cardiology. The unit offers a supra-regional service for the management of adult congenital heart patients in the South of England and covers all relevant clinical sub-specialties including cardiac obstetric services, electrophysiology, devices, interventional catheter based procedures and a full ACHD surgical program. This is a replacement post where the postholder will work with the existing Southampton and Oxford consultants to deliver the regional service. In addition to doing Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinics at University Hospital Southampton, the appointee will also be expected to travel to regional district hospitals to do outreach clinics.

The successful applicant should possess Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health or equivalent post graduate qualification and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to the application.

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any question. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply please follow the link below.

Job Reference: MT0170 - This vacancy closes on or before: 10th September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Unit and meet the Congenital Team by contacting Dr Aisling Carroll Aisling.Carroll@uhs.nhs.uk (023 8120-5942)

Informal enquiries are also welcome by contacting Dr Tony Salmon (023 8120-6724), Dr Sam Fitzsimmons (023 8120-6055), Dr Lindsay Smith (02381206055) or Dr Elizabeth Orchard (01865-223382) for further details of the post.




Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

GETTING TO WORK

We offer parking on site at UHS or through one of our park-and-ride schemes on a limited basis, based on specific eligibility criteria. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY

Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

UHS actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development, and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

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