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Consultant Physician - Special Interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum (Dependent on Experience)
Closing date
21 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Diabetes & Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Would you like to be part of a dynamic, friendly and progressive Diabetes/Endocrinology team?

This post will offer a unique opportunity in terms of speciality interests and service development. The post is based on 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) per week. Additional Programmed Activities may be available subject to service needs, e.g. participation on the on-call rota.

Our vision is to be rated Outstanding by the CQC in 2022 and we are therefore investing significantly into our Diabetes/Endocrinology services to build on the department's already high level of clinical excellence.

As an integrated Acute and Community Trust, Walsall excels at providing care close to patient's homes and you will collaborate with your community colleagues to develop a truly integrated service. With a well-established multidisciplinary departmental team, you will be supported to direct and fulfil your career ambitions.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with Consultant Physicians, Consultant Endocrinologists, the Diabetes Specialist Team and Primary Care Professionals to provide quality services for people with Diabetes.

The Trust and the Diabetes department have a robust programme for mentoring the new Consultant appointment.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents, employing more than 4,000 staff with a combined total income of just over £220m. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services with 550 acute beds.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Trust with the development of a £40m Emergency Care Capital Build. This includes a new Emergency Department (including Paediatric Assessment Unit and Urgent Treatment Centre), 37 Bedded Acute Assessment and an innovative Integrated Same Day Emergency Care Unit. We have pushed boundaries with the building's development and have incorporated state-of-the-art design and technology to support patient centred clinical pathways.

We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and you will be a vital part of our ambition to become a CQC Outstanding rated Trust by the end of 2022. A key part of this is taking care of our employees. We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts values to work as part of a team, being respectful, compassionate and professional. We are committed to investing in our workforce.

Job description
Job responsibilities


  • To have responsibility for ensuring a commitment to provide a high quality of Diabetes & Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine Services to patients by continual development of practice in the light of evidence-based, and clinical standards
  • To provide advice to colleagues in other specialities on diabetes and endocrinology problems
  • To provide a comprehensive outpatient service for Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine
  • To provide support for community diabetes team and primary care
  • To provide high quality inpatient diabetes service in collaboration with other colleagues and Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • To support teaching and training of junior medical staff, medical students and postgraduate medical education in general.
  • Educational and clinical supervision of trainees of the department along with other colleagues
  • To support and encourage audit and research
  • To actively participate in CME and personal development plans
  • 10 To participate in acute medical on calls (currently 1:19) and provide weekend morning ward rounds on a 1:4 basis

Person Specification


  • Basic Medical Degree
  • Full MRCP (or equivalent)
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via: CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) o CESR


  • Evidence of Higher Specialist Training in Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • A wide experience in Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of patients.


  • Experience of supervising junior medical staff including SpR/StR level


  • Evidence of management and administration experience


  • Experience of conducting clinical audit


  • Evidence of research experience and published work


  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice

BMJRef: BMJ-75581/407-MLTC-3780939-A


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