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Consultant in Infectious Diseases

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Infectious diseases
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Consultant in Infectious Diseases

Reference number: 358-4139267-CON

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Department of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine for 1 new Consultant Physician to work among 6 existing consultants. We would welcome applicants from holders of either Infectious Diseases/GIM or Infectious Diseases/Microbiology CST. You will work with colleagues on the inpatient Infectious Diseases Unit where there is a broad range of patients with imported, immunosuppressed and UK acquired infections. You will contribute to the General Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis B/C and HIV outpatient clinical service.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

(Pending royal college approval)

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. You will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire.  It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

Working for our organisation

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children’s Hospital and run one of the country’s leading heart centres.

Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

Our purpose is to provide ‘Caring at its best’ and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we’re here to do.

They are:

  • We focus on what matters most
  • We treat others how we would like to be treated
  • We are passionate and creative in our work
  • We do what we say we are going to do
  • We are one team and we are best when we work together
  • Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that ‘Caring at its best’ is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience.

You will be responsible for managing in-patients on the Infectious Diseases Unit (mix of imported, tropical, immunosuppressed, UK acquired infection and general cases) and participating on the Infectious Diseases on-call rota. Depending on the appointee’s interests, there is flexibility and potential to support the other Infectious Diseases Consultants who have responsibility for delivering the Hepatitis C network, adult HIV clinics and tuberculosis clinics. We would welcome applications and pre-application visits from Infectious Diseases/GIM, Infectious Diseases/Microbiology or Infectious Diseases/Virology CCT holders.

Closing date: 20 July 2022.

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