Consultant Acute Care Physician

Newport, Newport (Casnewydd)
£77,779 - £100,977 per annum/pro rata
21 Jul 2020
18 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Medical & Dental Recruitment

 Full Time  (10 Sessions)

Consultant Care Physician

Anticipated Start Date: Immediate

 Based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, SE Wales

Closing Date for Applications: 17th August 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the acute medical team in Royal Gwent hospital, located in Newport. You could be joining an enthusiastic, vibrant team during an ambitious reconfiguration of acute medical services. There is support to increase the consultant workforce with further substantive positions across the Health Board. We welcome applicants with a specialty interest and a desire to work flexibly to maintain work-life balance.

The successful applicants will join an established team of 10 physicians working in acute medicine who work flexibly to include both specialist interests and a work-life balance. We aim for a team of dedicated and enthusiastic physicians to manage medical patients at the front door 7 days per week.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Llifon Edwards, Consultant Acute Physician and Clinical Director, 01633 234053.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.


 Vacancy Ref: 040-CON411-CF-A                 

Closing Date for Applications: 17th August 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:  21st July 2020

Published in BMJ: 1st August 2020

Interview Date:  15th September 2020

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