Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Acute Medicine and General Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
This is a full-time 10 PA post, available from as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the care of Acute Medicine inpatients, supervise the running of the acute medical take and work in the Medical Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) department. They will also contribute to the care of patients on the newly opened general medical ward as well as contribute to teaching and training in a leading hospital.
Main duties of the job
You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Acute Medicine or General 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.
We encourage applications from those with a CCT in Acute or General Medicine, however applicants with additional speciality interests would be welcome.
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.
Working for our organisation
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.
Job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.
Additional contact information
Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine, Dr Kamal Patel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Clinical Director of Acute Services, Dr Sian Coggle (email@example.com)