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Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Hospital, Diabetes & Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) are looking to appoint two dynamic and enthusiastic Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultants to join the multidisciplinary team at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor and the local Community in the West Area of North Wales. This recruitment is both for replacement and expansion of the department and we are looking for proactive, motivated and forward thinking individuals to support in the provision of a high standard service and its future development. This role comprises of 10 programmed activities (PAs) consisting of outpatient and inpatient duties, the role is primarily based at our Acute Hospital Site with some sessions being carried out within the Peripheral Hospital Sites.

Main duties of the job

This post holder will undertake Outpatient Clinics, Inpatient Ward Rounds and diagnostic tests to provide high quality patient centred care. There is opportunity to focus on specialised areas of the speciality e.g. diabetic foot and insulin pump service and there is opportunity to join the GIM on-call rota. The post holder will support in the development of the Diabetes and Endocrinology services as appropriate to the need of the population in partnership with other Consultants and the wider MDT team with support from the Clinical Director and Operational Management Team.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

  • GMC Full Registration
  • Full MRCP
  • Be on or eligible for GMC Specialist Register with CCST/CCT in Diabetes and Endocrinology within 6 months of interview date


  • Higher Post Graduate Certificate

Clinical Experience

  • At least 4 years supervised training in an appropriate Diabetes and Endocrine SpR equivalent training programme
  • General experience in General Internal Medicine, sufficient to take a full part in the On-call rota for unselected acute medical admissions.
  • Familiarity with NHS
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients


  • Additional specialist clinical experience e.g. Diabetic foot, insulin pump.

Management and Administrative Experience

  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues in an MDT setting
  • Ability and willingness to work within the Organisation's performance framework and targets


  • Management experience

Teaching/Audit Experience

  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • Experience of audit
  • Ability to perform workplace based assessments


  • Active commitment to teaching
  • Evidence of audit participation and design

Personal Qualities

  • Evidence of ability to work in a team and alone
  • Adaptability to changing service needs
  • Ability to work in under-pressure and deal with stressful situations.
  • Reliable, self-motivated and punctual.
  • Good communicator
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Professional manner


  • Basic IT skills


  • Welsh speaker or willingness to acquire a basic knowledge of the language

BMJ Ref: BMJ-100447/050-CON-END&DIA-1122W




We provide a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services across 3 district hospitals, 22 community hospitals and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. BCUHB also coordinate the work of 113 GP practices and the NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists across the region.

Our aim is to enable everyone who uses our services to do so through the medium of Welsh or English, according to personal choice and to encourage other users and providers to use and promote the Welsh language in the health sector.

Our vision

  • We will improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society
  • We will do this by developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations
  • We will develop our workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture

Our values

  • Put Patients first
  • Work together
  • Value and respect each other
  • Learn and innovate
  • Communicate openly and honestly

Our purpose

  • To improve health and deliver excellent care
  • Our strategic goals
  • Improve health and wellbeing for all and reduce health inequalities
  • Work in partnership to design and deliver more care closer to home
  •  Improve the safety and outcomes of care to match the NHS's best
  • Respect individuals and maintain dignity and care
  • Listen to and learn from the experiences of individuals
  • Support, train and develop our staff to excel
  • Use resources wisely, transforming services through innovation and research

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  • Locations:
    Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2PW
    Telephone enquiries: 01248 384 384

    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 5UJ
    Telephone enquiries: 01745 583 910

    Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, LL13 7TD
    Telephone enquiries: 01978 291 100
  • 01248 384 384
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