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Consultant Physicians with an interest in Respiratory Medicine

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum
Closing date
25 Feb 2023

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Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Applications are invited for two new substantive consultant posts based at the Wrexham Maelor. The appointees will join our team of seven existing respiratory colleagues. The post has arisen from plans to reconfigure and strengthen our existing services on the wards and in outpatients. We are particularly looking to strengthen our large sleep and domiciliary NIV service; this service covers most of North Wales, some areas of North Powys and cross border areas of England. Interests in other areas would also be welcome, including asthma, COPD, ILD or physiology. We have a strong lung cancer service with linear and radial EBUS and thoracoscopy to which an applicant could contribute. The GIM component of the post involves unselected take and inpatient care based on the respiratory wards (including the 14 bed high care unit). The on-call commitment will be 1-in-12 weekday evenings and weekend evenings, with the acute physician team covering 9am to 5pm each day seven days a week. Interview will be February 10th 2023.

Requirement of Specialist Registration and have CCT with dual accreditation in Respiratory Medicine and G(I)M, or recognised equivalent, or be within 6 months of obtaining it at time of interview.

The successful candidate will be appointed in accordance with the national Consultant Contract in Wales (amended 2003) with a salary range for 10 sessions of 75,881- 98,515 per annum. Consultants are eligible for commitment awards up to a maximum of 26,671 per annum

Main duties of the job

Deliver a consultant-led respiratory service at Wrexham Maelor Hospital for the diagnosis and management of both outpatients and inpatients

Work within a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals and managers to further develop local respiratory services

Participate in the general medical on-call rota and post-take ward rounds, providing leadership and support to the on-call medical team

Take consultant responsibility for allocated inpatients, with support from a designated team of junior doctors based on the respiratory ward

Contribute to the teaching and training of junior doctors and medical students Partake in clinical governance meetings and processes

Follow the policies of the Health Board and Hospital, and attend mandatory training

Attend relevant business meetings with management

Maintain and improve knowledge, skills and attitude through personal and professional development with lifelong learning and regular continuing professional development (CPD) activities in order to meet the requirements of the RCP CPD diary and the Good Medical Practice criteria required for annual appraisal

Be managerially accountable to the respiratory clinical lead, the clinical director for medicine, and the medical directorate general manager (DGM), and engage in an annual job plan review

Be professionally accountable to the hospital and executive medical directors

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

Please see the attached Job Description and Personal Specification documents for more information. The documents are available in Welsh and English.

As part of the Health Boards strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University's process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

Person Specification

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent


  • Higher degree, e.g. MD or PhD.

Clinical training and experience

  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) with dual accreditation in Respiratory Medicine and G(I)M. The proposed CCT must be within 6 months of the interview date. OR Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR).


  • Interest in thoracic oncology and interventional pulmonology OR Interest in domiciliary NIV and sleep medicine.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-108775/050-RESP-0123




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
  • Website

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