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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/10/2019.

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Locum Consultant Physician Diabetes & Endocrinology

Job Reference: 358-1928330-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Cross-site, Leicester

Diabetes Department

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – and home to the nationally and internationally renowned Leicester Diabetes Centre. This is run in partnership between the NHS, the National Institute for Health Research, and the University of Leicester College of Medicine and Biological Sciences. Together we are committed to providing gold standard care for people with diabetes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the expanding Diabetes Consultant team at the University Hospitals of Leicester. Applications are invited from candidates with comprehensive experience in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Acute Medicine.

The role will involve both outpatient and inpatient work across the three hospitals. The successful candidate will demonstrate competencies matching the personal specification and needs to possess existing diabetes knowledge and skill set required for the position. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about diabetes care and improving the patient experience and outcomes. Team work and integrated working is a core component of the philosophy of our local diabetes care delivery.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in the acute on-call rota.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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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