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Cardiology Consultant

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Mar 2023

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Hospital, Cardiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to be part of a dynamic, friendly and progressive cardiology team? Then look no further!

We currently have 1 posts available -

The posts will offer a unique opportunity in terms of specialty interests and service development. The posts are based on 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) per week. Additional Programmed Activities may be available subject to service needs, e.g. participation on the on-call rota, programmed activities within tertiary centre at New Cross Hospital.

The successful candidates will work in collaboration with 6 Consultants, Cardiac Specialist Support Team and Primary Care Professionals to provide quality services for people with cardiac diseases.

As an integrated Acute and Community Trust, Walsall excels at providing care close to patient's homes and you will collaborate with your community colleagues to develop a truly integrated service. With a well-established multidisciplinary departmental team, you will be supported to direct and fulfil your career ambitions.

Main duties of the job

1) To be responsible for ensuring a commitment in providing a high quality cardiology service to patients by continual development of practice in the light of research evidence and by audit against Clinical standards.2) To provide advice to primary and secondary care colleagues in other specialities in relation to cardiac problems and overseeing the internal referrals assessed by junior and specialist cardiac team.3) To provide a comprehensive outpatient service from clinics provided in both the main Outpatient Department and specialist clinics held within the Clinical Measurement Unit.4) To support teaching and training of junior medical staff, medical students Postgraduate Medical Education in general. The Trust will strongly Support and allow time for CPD for the Successful candidate.5) To support and encourage audit and research and develop close links with academic initiatives.6) To actively participate in CME and personal development programmes.7) To complement non-invasive imaging in addition to overseeing and addressing clinical

8) To support the on-going development of services for cardiology in line with the existing programmes for management of coronary heart disease, angina and heart failure liaising with community and primary care services.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents, employing more than 4,000 staff with a combined total income of just over 220m. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services with 550 acute beds.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Trust with the development of a 40m Emergency Care Capital Build. This includes a new Emergency Department (including Peadiatric Assessment Unit and Urgent Treatment Centre), 37 Bedded Acute Assessment and an innovative Integrated Same Day Emergency Care Unit. We have pushed boundaries with the building's development and have incorporated state-of-the-art design and technology to support patient centred clinical pathways.

We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and you will be a vital part of our ambition to become a CQC Outstanding rated Trust by the end of 2022. A key part of this is taking care of our employees. We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts values to work as part of a team, being respectful, compassionate and professional. We are committed to investing in our workforce.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The working week for a full-time Consultant is comprised of 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) each of which has a nominal timetable value of 4 hours. Typically a Consultant will spend 7.5 PAs on Direct Clinical Care with 2.5 PAs on Supporting Professional Activities.A job plan in regard work distribution will be agreed with the Clinical Director and post holder on appointment.The job timetable is scheduled to reflect 6.5 direct clinical care PA and 2.5 SPA for teaching, audit & CME. 1 PA On general cardiology call.

As part of the recruitment process, we require completion and return of the attached CCT CESR form to assist with confirmation of CCT/CESR and also please provide us your up to date CV . Please email the form and CV to

Person Specification
  • oBasic Medical Degree (eg MBBS
  • oMRCP or equivalent
  • oEntry on the GMC Specialist Register via:- oCCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) oEuropean Community Rights (not sure if this relevant as out of EE now) oCESR
  • oAn appropriate higher Cardiology qualification
  • oMD/PhD
  • oTeaching or other qualifications
  • oTeaching or other qualifications oResearch
Clinical Experience:
  • oWide experience in Cardiology
  • oEvidence of Higher Specialist Training in Cardiology (or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview)
  • oAbility to undertake echocardiography
  • oAbility to take full and independent responsibility for the care of patients
Professional and Multi-disciplinary team working:
  • oAbility to work collaboratively with colleagues and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • oAbility to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-professional team basis with all levels of staff
Management and Administrative Experience:
  • oAbility to work collaboratively with colleagues and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • oAbility to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-professional team basis with all levels of staff
  • oExperience of making a positive change
Clinical Effectiveness
  • oExperience of conducting clinical audit
  • oAbility to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decision-making
Research, Innovation and Service Improvement Experience:
  • oEvidence of published work and/or research experience
  • oAn understanding of the current NHS environment, particularly in relation to reforms, initiatives and issues
Personal Circumstances
  • oFull GMC Registration with Licence to Practice Appropriate Immigration Status (where appropriate
  • oResidence within a 30 minute distance of Manor Hospital

BMJRef: BMJ-106832/407-MLTC-4886425

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