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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Consultant Palliative Care

Job Reference: 297-1920-2410

Employer:
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
297 CC Sen Med Staff - Pall. Care
Location:
Gateshead
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa (pro rata)

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY AS IT MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE SPECIFIED DATE SHOULD EXCESSIVE APPLICATIONS BE RECEIVED

Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.


All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.


Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Applications are invited for 1 Consultant post in Palliative Medicine based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead (7PA).

Together with our existing consultant in palliative medicine, the post holder will be part of an integrated specialist palliative care team which works across both the acute hospital, St Bede’s Unit (inpatient specialist Palliative Care Unit) and the community.

For further information please see the enclosed job description and person specification. Informal enquiries may be made by contacting Dr L Srivastava Consultant in Palliative Care (Tel: 0191 4455711), St Bedes Unit, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 6SX.




Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is a smoke free organisation in line with Smoke Free Gateshead


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, 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, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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