Consultant in Acute Medicine

Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum pro rata
31 Jul 2020
31 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King's Mill Hospital

Are you a motivated and committed individual who wishes to work for an organisation which has successfully turned itself around and is now committed to providing outstanding patient care? If so then an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and supportive Acute Medical team.

Our Department

If successful you will be an Acute Medical Consultant providing clinical services to the Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and surrounding areas in Nottinghamshire from King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

We are a close knit group of Consultants providing high quality clinical care from admission to discharge. There is excellent team working with our Emergency Department as well as the different medical and surgical specialties. We are also very well supported by our Divisional Managers.

Our Acute Medical Model, based at our main hospital site of Kings Mill Hospital, consists of:

  • Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit –2016 winners of the AEC Network Continuous Improvement award
  • Emergency Assessment Unit (40 beds) - maximum stay 48 hours
  • Short Stay Unit (40 beds) - maximum stay 72 hours

Our Trust

Our hospital is situated close to the Derbyshire Peak District and Sherwood Forest. We are within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham being only 7 miles from the M1. A mainline rail service operates from Newark to London taking 1 hour 10 minutes.

Our Medical Director and Trust Board are dedicated to achieving an engaged medical workforce that is empowered to drive the Trust forward and deliver outstanding care to our patients.

The Trust was a winner of the HSJ 2017 Value in Healthcare Awards. The Emergency Department /Flow team and the Neck Of Femur Fracture Team have both been shortlisted in the Emergency, Urgent and Trauma care category. The Sepsis Work Group was shortlisted for the National Patient Safety Award as the “Best Patient Safety Improvement Team” 2017. Significant contributions were made to all achievements by the Acute Medicine Team. The team also won the 2016 AEC Network Continuous Improvement Award and we are now looking for additional dedicated, enthusiastic and committed Consultant Acute Physicians who embrace innovation and will inspire us to continue our journey to achieve “outstanding”.

What we can offer you

We are an expanding Consultant body and therefore there is plenty of opportunity to develop the service along with our existing Consultants.

The department fully supports all Consultant colleagues’ professional development and in addition to study leave and a study budget, 2.5 programmed activities are allocated to Supporting Professional activities.

This is a substantive position but candidates already working at Consultant level on a locum basis who are wishing to gain Specialist Registration will be fully supported through the CESR programme and are encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time position but candidates wishing to work part-time or in a job-share are also encouraged to apply.


You must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice and be on the specialist register or within 6 months of gaining CCT at time of interview for a substantive Consultant position, if you are interested in applying for a Locum Consultant position you must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice at the time of appointment.

For further enquires please contact: Dr Nicola Fischer-Orr - Head of Service for Acute Medicine, Email: or Telephone: 01623 622515 ext. 4549

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