Consultants in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Devon
Closing date
27 Feb 2023

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Sector
Hospital, Diabetes & Endocrinology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
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We are looking for up to 3 consultants in endocrine, diabetes and general medicine to join our team across Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Royal Devon).

Main duties of the job

For more detail about the main duties of this role, please see the job description section below. As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

About us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within peoples own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Its never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as youll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Job responsibilities

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

We are looking for up to 3 consultants in endocrine, diabetes and general medicine to join our team. The positions will have a significant component at North Devon District Hospital, but we work closely as a joint team with Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (RD&E) and cross-site jointpositions are possible.

We are an innovative trust and as a small hospital we are often able to advance treatments more rapidly than larger centres. Our strong multidisciplinary team, recognised through GIRFT, are dynamic and keen to engage with change to ensure excellent patient care. There have been recent advantages in our pump and technology service to reflect the national picture and our endocrinology service is supported by specialist nurses, joint MDTs and the Exeter team. An onsite endocrine specialist nurse is out for recruitment.

Successful candidates will be given a high degree of autonomy and opportunities to develop the service with one post taking the leadership of our Integrated Diabetes Project (recently recognised in the HSJ awards for innovation). There will be time to undertake supporting professional activities, including training and teaching or to pursue sub-speciality interests.

The Royal Devon is consistently ranked top in the South West for staff satisfaction and is based in Devon, a county rated as one of the best places in Britain to live. We support flexible working and timetables which allow you to enjoy all that our unique location offers from surfing or sailing on pristine beaches to hiking or riding on beautiful moorland.

Our medical staffing team will help you get settled, providing financial relocation support,registration for children at one of the excellent local schools and support for partners seeking employment.

Working Pattern: Please see attached information pack

Interview Date: 31st March 2023

For further information: Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Brooke (antonia.brooke@nhs.net), Dr Hands (01271 322443) or Alison Cousins (alison.cousins2@nhs.net) for an informal chat ahead of interview. For more information, visit royaldevon.nhs.uk/careers

Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Benefits

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you'll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers.

You will also have access to other benefits including:

National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.

Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter

Car lease schemes.

The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).

Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

 

Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description

Desirable

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website

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