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Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 156-MS-2064

Employer:
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Urgent, Emergency and Trauma
Location:
Truro
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.


Consultant in Acute Medicine

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Acute Medicine at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the dynamic Acute Medicine team at Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust who are actively seeking to review and develop their services in line with the changing demand. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who will join a team of 9 Consultants in developing and delivering acute medical services. The team promote best practice in the management of emergency medical admissions, discharges and admission avoidance.

The post is for a 10 basic Programmed Activities (PAs). There is an opportunity for the successful candidate to pursue a special interest within other medical specialities and we will explore options of a split role with another specialty if possible.

The department is actively involved in the delivery of the education programme of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry [PCMD] and this post will be part of this provision. Consideration will be given to a suitable applicant being awarded a senior honorary academic title with the PCMD. Subject to academic performance, a joint academic/clinical appointment might be possible in the future.

For new consultants the job plan for this post will include 2.5 SPAs for the first year.

Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling. There is a thriving arts and theatre scene as well as an interesting variety of eating places, including celebrity-owned restaurants within Cornwall. The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter. There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services, and an airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad.

If you are thinking of joining us and have a partner or family who would relocate with you please contact us as we have a variety of employment opportunities within the hospital and would be happy to discuss this with you.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / EU equivalent certification at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Informal enquiries regarding this post or to arrange a visit to come and meet the team, please contact Dr David Friedericksen, Specialty lead for Acute Medicine on 01872 252516.

 

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The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

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If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email rch-tr.infogov@nhs.net.

We are committed to ensuring all of our colleagues are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The Home Office requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.


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.


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



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