Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Cwmbran, SE Wales
Salary
£98,897 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Locum Consultant, Respiratory Medicine

Applications are invited for enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to join our friendly and dynamic team within the Respiratory directorate at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. Part time / flexible working appointees are encouraged to apply. We would welcome applicants wishing to pursue hybrid posts in: Respiratory/Critical care and Respiratory/Acute medicine.

This is an exciting time to be joining us as we have opened our brand new critical care centre the Grange University hospital as a part of reconfiguring services in both primary and secondary care.

Main duties of the job

The respiratory department is currently composed of 12 WTE consultants, and one less than WTE consultant, 7 specialist registrars and a team of core medical trainees, clinical fellows (pleural, sleep and NIV), as well as advanced nurse practitioners and Physicians associates. There is a bespoke sleep laboratory based at Neville Hall hospital, providing a tertiary service for Wales, EBUS, Thoracoscopy and Bronchoscopy as well as ambulatory pleural service. The Lung cancer MDT is one of the largest in the Uk and operates as a single cancer pathway.

We are looking for individuals able to run subspecialty respiratory medicine for a population of over 600,000. We wish to develop existing specialist services in lung cancer and pleural medicine, asthma, NIV and Sleep services and develop closer links with the palliative services to develop end of life care and anticipatory care planning within our health board. Individuals with an interest in other sub-speciality areas such as bronchiectasis, pulmonary hypertension, and interventional bronchoscopy are most welcome to apply.

Aneurin Bevan Health Board is one of seven Local Health Boards in Wales. It provides acute, community and mental healthcare services to more than 600,000 people living in South East Wales, and is one of the largest and busiest NHS health boards/Trusts in the UK.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description
Job responsibilities

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including - an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GM.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • As per person specification

Desirable

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Clinical Experience
Essential

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Desirable

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Clinical Governance
Essential

  • As per person specification

Desirable

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Research
Essential

  • As per person specification

Desirable

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Teaching
Essential

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Desirable

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Management
Essential

  • As per person specification

Desirable

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Other Requirements
Essential

  • As per person specification

Desirable

  • As per person specification

BMJ Ref: BMJ-99411/040-LCON419-A

 

Company

EMPOWERED TO INNOVATE

With a passion for improvement, we encourage our staff to share new ideas and innovative thinking. Together we inspire progression and are proud of the care we provide. We invest more than just trust in our teams. We develop individual skillsets and support development through training and mentorship, encouraging you to thrive in your own way. We provide an extensive range and quantity of academic activities, including teaching and research, and therefore have been awarded the prestigious University status.

TEAMWORKING CULTURE.

With a range of working environments, from large district hospitals, to our network of community and mental health hospitals and day care premises, our focus is on ensuring that all of our staff are supported and that each location works together, to provide the best environment for both our staff and patients. We are also opening The Grange University Hospital in 2021, which will have 450 beds and provide critical care to patients.

REAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

There are around 300 different careers in the NHS, from Doctors and Nurses to Porters, Scientists and Catering staff. Take a closer look at what’s happening in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and view all our vacancies for something that will suit you.

TRULY INSPIRED TO CARE.

The Health Board employs over 13,000 staff, two thirds of whom are involved in direct patient care. There are more than 250 consultants in a total, over 1,000 hospital and general practice doctors, 6,000 Nurses, Midwives, Allied Professionals and Community Workers.

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