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Consultant Acute Physician

Employer
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crewe
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year pro rata
Closing date
17 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Acute internal medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to join Mid Cheshire Hospital's expanding Division of Medicine and Emergency Care as Consultant Physicians in General Internal Medicine and a Specialty.

The Trust's new recruitment premium means that individuals choosing to come and work at MCHFT in this role will benefit from an additional 26,509 on appointment, in addition to their basic salary. This premium is in addition to relocation packages of up to 8,000 being offered by the Trust to you when you join. This payment is non-pensionable and there is a decreasing repayment schedule if you leave within four years.

The successful candidates would be dual accredited in Acute Medicine and General Internal Medicine.

Main duties of the job

This role comes with the opportunity for the successful applicants (should they wish) to spend two sessions to further develop interests in other areas which may include another specialty service or alternatively medical education, clinical governance and quality improvement, clinical leadership, research or supporting our new digital agenda. The specialty services available include Critical Care, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Frailty, Palliative Care, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Care of the Elderly and Emergency Medicine.

About us

Leighton Hospital is situated on the outskirts of Crewe, a pleasant railway town with a major engineering heritage; it remains the home of Bentley Motors.

In the surrounding area are many smaller towns and villages, as well as more rural localities. This region is dotted with many highly rated country pubs and restaurants, farm shops, and makers' markets.

Families can enjoy interesting days out at a variety of locations such as Tatton Park, Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens, Chester Zoo, Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, the Anderton Boat Lift, Little Moreton Hall, Jodrell Bank Observatory, and many others.

Walkers will find many excellent locations including Delamere Forest and the Sandstone Trail, with the roads of Cheshire are very popular for cyclists. Golfers will discover a wide range of courses; many running events are held locally; there are a number of beautiful fishing spots. There are several local BHS approved riding schools, and many open water venues for water sports.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The successful candidates will be based at Leighton Hospital, Crewe in theAcute Medical Unit, Division of Medicine and Emergency Care.

The post is offered on a fixed term, full time, or job share basis; the job plan being intended for a full-time appointment with an opportunity to modify this if the post is offered on any other basis.

The successful applicants must have full registration with the GMC and continue to hold a License to Practice. The applicants must also be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Acute Medicine or General Internal Medicine with a specialist interest.

The successful candidates will be highly motivated with a passion to improve the quality of patient care. They will have strong communication skills and be an excellent Team Player. They will value training and education.

Person Specification
Essential
Essential

  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council and a Licence to Practise

Essential
Essential

  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via: CT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) CESR or European Community Rights

Essential
Essential

  • MRCP or equivalent

Essential
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent

Desirable
Essential

  • Additional higher degrees relevant to this post

BMJ Ref: BMJ-101867/412-MED-6438(S)

 

 

Company

We put you first:  Involving you in decisions which affect you and making time to learn from what you tell us to get it right for patients and staff every time.

We strive for more:  Setting ourselves high standards, encouraging innovation and sharing best practice to be the best we can be and deliver great quality, safe care.

We respect you:  Embracing diversity and treating
everyone with understanding, dignity and compassion to support and care for the people we work with and for.

We work together:  With colleagues and partners to go beyond traditional boundaries and deliver care which truly benefits our patients and meets their individual needs and wants.

About Us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008. We have 500 hospital beds and employ more than 5,000 members of staff, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children’s health. The Trust is also responsible for the provision of a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal, working in partnership with local GPs and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. During the pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its ‘Be Safe Be EquiPPEd’ campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE. We were also credited nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives. At Mid Cheshire, we really value our staff and appreciate that to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues

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