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Locum Consultant Physician Respiratory Medicine

Job Reference: 470-17-372-CM

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Respiratory Medicine
Newport Isle of Wight

Your next job is closer than you think. The Isle of Wight is located just 4 miles from the South Coast, with frequent cross Solent crossings from a choice of ports of Lymington, Southampton, Portsmouth and Southsea with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities.

Further details about our Trust, working and living on the Island is provided in the navigation panels 'additional documentation' and 'further links' sections.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Isle of Wight NHS Trust

LOCUM Consultant Physician with a Special Interest in Respiratory Medicine

10 Programmed Activities per week

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious consultant to take on a full-time leadership role within the Respiratory Service and Department of Medicine on the Isle of Wight.

The successful applicant will join an active and busy respiratory department and will be required to work as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine undertaking the full range of duties including inpatient reviews, outpatient clinics, bronchoscopy sessions and MDT meetings.

There will be a commitment to participate in the Consultant Physician on-call rota on a 1:11 basis. The general medical department consists of full-time and part-time consultant physicians, two specialty doctors, ten ST3, ten ST1 & four foundation year 2 and twelve foundation year one doctors.

This rewarding clinical and leadership role is situated in an environment that offers an excellent quality of life. The Isle of Wight, Britain's own island in the sun is located off the south coast of England and has a population of 138,000. It has much to offer in the way of outdoor leisure pursuits, family living and is also home to the annual music festival. It is a beautiful place to live and relax after work. Connections to the mainland are frequent, fast and efficient, with a choice of crossings via catamaran, hovercraft, or car ferry, from Southampton or Portsmouth, both of which are approximately 90 minutes by rail from London.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is a unique NHS organisation, comprising inpatient medicine and surgery, community, ambulance, mental health and learning disability services.

Other staff benefits include;

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • · Discounted bus fares
  • · Staff discounts with local business
  • · Reduced travel costs on Wightlink and Red Funnel
  • · Cycle to Work and Home Computing Schemes

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register for general internal medicine and respiratory medicine or within six months of obtaining their CCT by the interview date.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Andrew Woolley, Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory Medicine via his PA on 01983 534517 or directly by emailing

Candidate Information;

Please note once you have submitted your on line application you will receive an acknowledgement email from NHS Jobs. If you do not receive this email please retry submitting your application or contact the NHS Jobs help-desk.

All short-listed candidates will be notified and contacted via email. The email will provide you with everything you need to know about the selection process. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

Regrettably, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants to inform them of this decision, therefore if you have not heard from us within 28 days of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful in your application on this occasion.

Please do feel free to contact the Resourcing Team on 01983 822099 ext 6880 if you would like to discuss your application or have any further questions.

Our vision:

is to deliver quality care for everyone, every time, through Caring, Teamwork, Innovating and Improving.

Our values:

Patients come first in everything we do. We fully involve our patients, staff, volunteers, families, carers and community. We recognise that building high trust relationships,

striving for excellent communication and valuing every person is crucial to achieving our goal.

  • We care

  • We are a team

  • We innovate and improve

Our Behaviours:

How we do things are a critical element of how we run our organisation. They guide everything we do – our planning, our decision making and how we behave with our patients and each other. Our behaviours below have been identified as being the most important through wide consultation within the Isle of Wight NHS Trust. The behaviours we hope everyone will experience as they are not just words.

  • Respectful

  • Open and honest

  • Professional

  • Innovating

  • Supportive

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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be 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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