Consultant in GIM and Endocrinology

London (Central), London (Greater)
22 Jul 2020
22 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in South East London and Kent.


The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.


The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.


King’s is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.


 This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.


King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill is at an exciting phase of transformation and investment in our acute and general medicine services. Modernising Medicine is a major strategic project to transform the way we deliver acute and general medicine services at Denmark Hill. The programme involves over £3m investment in staffing alone as well as a significant capital investment in the hospital estates and infrastructure.


We have a range of opportunities and welcome dynamic candidates who are keen to shape new models of care through the Modernising Medicine programme, building upon areas of good practice at King’s and drawing on innovative practices at a regional and a national level. You will join an expanding team of multidisciplinary professionals to support senior clinical decision-making throughout our medical pathway. The successful candidate will join and support a friendly and engaged team of consultants with responsibility for the immediate medical care of patients.


The Department of Endocrinology is seeking two (10 PAs) Consultant Endocrinologist based at Denmark Hill site with expertise in the peri-operative and post-operative management of bariatric surgery recipients.


The post-holder would be expected to carry out specialist ward rounds per week for endocrine referrals and to be available for advice on a daily basis. The post will include the requirement to contribute to the out-of-hours on call rota and deliver seven-day care. We are an expanding and evolving service, join us and help develop a great clinical, academic and management team.


You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview


The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults therefore 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Closing Date: 17/08/2020, midnight.


AAC Interview Date: 22/09/2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Dr Simon Aylwin

Job title Clinical Lead for Endocrinology

Email address

Additional contact information

Dr Simon Aylwin, Clinical Lead for Endocrinology on  or Lynette Clarke, Service Manager for Senior Service Manager: Planned Medicine (Denmark Hill) on