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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2019.

Consultant in Dermatology

Job Reference: 427-MD20190101

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
427 Dermatology Medical Staff
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.

Are you enthusiastic and ambitious looking to join a forward thinking department in our aim of providing excellent patient care? We are looking for a committed person who will join us in our vision and who wants to forward their dermatology career in a supportive environment.


We are a close knit team providing General Dermatology services to our local population of 500,000. We also provide expert care for inpatients with dermatological problems, including management of acute dermatological cases and emergencies. In addition we run clinics for paediatric dermatology, biologics, skin surgery and skin cancer, vulval clinics, immunosuppressed patients and contact allergy with patch and skin prick testing. We also have a big and very busy Dermatology Day Treatment Unit offering phototherapy, topical therapies and iontophoresis.


We train medical students, Dermatology and GP Registrars, as well as GPs and GPwSIs. We also train 2 Specialty doctors and a Dermatology registrar. We are involved in research and education with good links to Bath and Bristol Universities. You will also be expected contribute to teaching and training of junior staff and medical students.


The department is well known for its excellent patient care and expanding nursing team. We have CNS in skin cancer, and run drug monitoring clinics for biologics, isotretinoin and systemic therapies as well as nurse biopsies paediatric dermatology nurse advice. The team is supported by our very experienced treatment room nurses. We pride ourselves in our friendliness and the ability to function efficiently as a team.


We have weekly skin cancer MDTs, monthly journal clubs and fortnightly combined clinics, as well as departmental, clinical governance and pharmacy meetings.

You will provide general dermatology services to inpatients and outpatients of all ages, including paediatrics and in the community. You will also provide support for the emergency referrals during normal working hours. Providing clinical expertise for the delivery of safe, efficient and reliable services will be paramount.


You will have access to opportunities for education and developing a special interest. We foster ongoing continuing education for all staff, and can offer mentorship to help the successful candidate develop their potential.


This role is for 10 PAs but we are happy to consider part time and flexible working too.

To be successful in this role, as well as meeting the person specification, you will be a champion of a patient focused culture and be passionate about delivering the highest quality care and customer experience.


GMC registration with a licence to practice and inclusion on the specialist register (or within 6 months of this) are essential.


A relocation allowance will be payable to any appointed candidate who is required to relocate in order to take up the post. Further details are available on request.


We welcome applications and expressions of interest, please contact Dr Inma Mauri-Sole, Clinical lead Dermatology, on Tel 01225 824525

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Applicants who need Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, they may not be appointed to a post if a suitable candidate with existing right to work in the UK is appointable as we are unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UKVI. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

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