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Consultant in Rheumatology

Job Reference: 421-MS-0855K

Employer:
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Rheumatology Department
Location:
Harrogate
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.


Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant in Rheumatology

Part time - 8 PA's

REF: 421-MS-0855K

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a part time (8 PA's) Rheumatology Consultant.

This post replaces existing consultant sessions, with additional new activity in North Leeds. Key attributes for potential applicants include strong team working skills, prior research experience to facilitate contribution to the department’s existing research portfolio, and substantial training and experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound. Full details are included in the Job Description.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is a fantastic place to work and we pride ourselves on our passion for delivering the highest quality care and our commitment to living our values of being passionate, responsible, respectful and kind.

We are only one of two Trusts in the Yorkshire and Humber region to be awarded ‘Top 100 places to Work' in the Health Service Journal and achieved a CQC “Good” rating for our acute service and “Outstanding” for our community service.

Applicants must hold, or expect to hold within six months of date of interview, an appropriate CCT (or equivalent) and be listed on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Andrew Gough on 01423 553389. Further enquiries can be made to the General Manager, Sharon Bilbroughon 01423 553654 or by email to sharon.bilbrough@hdft.nhs.uk.

For further information about the Trust and local area please access the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust website.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact the Resourcing department on (01423) 553130.

Closing Date: 10 December 2019

Interview Date: 09 January 2020




We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.


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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