Locum Consultant OR Locum Specialty Doctor in Cardiology

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Specialty doctor salary:£40,037-£74,661 p.a, Locum Consultant salary range: £82,096-£110,683 p.a
08 Sep 2021
28 Sep 2021
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Applications are invited for a post as either ‘Locum Consultant Cardiologist’ or ‘Locum Specialty Doctor in Cardiology’ at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. This position is available pending appointment to a substantive Consultant position.

This post is available to start as soon as possible and will be for a fixed term of 6 months. 

Please state clearly in your application whether you are applying for the Locum Specialty Doctor role, or the Locum Consultant role. 

The department delivers a General Cardiology service within a large teaching hospital, supported by specialist services at Royal Papworth Hospital, the tertiary cardiac centre, co-located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. 

Applicants must be registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and if applying for the Consultant post must have, or be within 6 months of achieving a CCT in Cardiology (or equivalent).

If applying for the Specialty doctor post, applicants must have 4 years full-time post graduate experience (or equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty, or shall have equivalent experience and competencies.

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). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker 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.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to 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.

Cambridge is a vibrant university town, one of the fastest-growing in the UK, with numerous local attractions and conveniently situated for access to London. At CUH, our goal is to successfully integrate high quality preclinical cardiovascular science with a world-leading clinical trials organisation, operating in a University / Hospital partnership. This has been given considerable impetus by the recent relocation of Royal Papworth hospital - one of the UK's largest cardiothoracic hospitals - to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

 We are seeking a colleague to contribute to General Cardiology services, including outpatient (General Cardiology / Rapid Access Chest Pain & Heart Failure) and inpatient care, including out-of-hours on-call (8 weeks / year). In addition, there may be scope to accommodate a subspecialty interest, depending on the individual and the department’s needs.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Informal enquiries regarding these posts should be directed to Dr Peter Pugh (Specialty Lead for Cardiology; peter.pugh@addenbrookes.nhs.uk; Tel. 01223 349147),

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