Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (with a Special Interest in Lung Cancer)

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posted
03 Sep 2020
Closes
01 Oct 2020
Ref
180-CON-3499
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with a Specialist Interest in Lung Cancer, at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant will be joining a team of 15 Respiratory Consultants including academic colleagues. They will join a team of 5 Consultant colleagues across the campus providing care to cancer patients, providing a range of clinical and interventional services. The  successful applicant will provide the highest clinical care to cancer and other respiratory patients and be actively involved in research.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and have a CCT in Respiratory Medicine or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013).

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to:

Dr Frank McCaughan, Lung Cancer Lead at CUH, frank.mccaughan@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Dr Martin Knolle, Clinical Lead for Respiratory Medicine, martin.knolle@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

or, Dr Robert Rintoul, Lung Cancer Lead at Royal Papworth Hospital, robert.rintoul@nhs.net

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