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Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
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Closing date
17 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Diabetes & Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting time to join the Diabetes and Endocrinology department in Warwick. A diabetes clinical network is already overseeing integration and innovation in diabetes care across the district including incorporation of Telehealth and supporting community services. In addition, the trust is affiliated with providing education needs for students from the Buckingham Medical School and Warwick Medical School.

Main duties of the job

Joining a team of five other consultants and nurse specialists, the new appointee will provide in-patient care for diabetes and general medical patients on a 7 day basis as well as running comprehensive outpatient services.

There will be opportunity for the candidates to develop sub specialty interests and services in line with the service needs. In addition, the candidates will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the Diabetes and Endocrine block of undergraduate medical education to the phase 2 students from Buckingham Medical School and Warwick Medical School. We are a forward-thinking Trust who has been recognized nationally for our work on patient pathways and integration across the health and social care economy. In addition to our acute services, we provide a full range of community services.

About us

With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire. Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live.

As well as enjoying where you work, we want all of our staff to lead happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer a number of benefits to support this, such as flexible working opportunities and onsite restaurants at our hospitals in Warwick and Leamington Spa as well as a number of recognition awards.

Job description
Job responsibilities


1) To join the exiting team of consultants supporting inpatient service in diabetes and general medicine at Warwick Hospital

a. Support the wards as consultant of the week (5 day working week) on a 2 in 7 week basis (with no more than 1-2 outpatient clinic during the ward week) for a total of 15 weeks annually

b. Week-end Inpatient cover for the wards on a 1:7 basis ( 4 hours each day)

c. Support diabetes in-reach service ( specialty work) on a 1 in 7 week basis supporting in-patient referrals, referrals from GP, while having additional commitment to delivering outpatient clinics

d. Purely Outpatient weeks ( off ward) for 4 in 7 weekse. Provide support and training for junior doctors working within the teamf. Participation in the general medical on-call rota (currently 1:12 but likely to be 1:15 subject to appointment of 3 consultant colleagues joining the GIM On-call rota)

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Person Specification
Professional Experience

  • Eligibility to be entered on the Specialist register in acute/general internal medicine or be within 6 months of a CCT in acute/general internal medicine
  • Expressed interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education


  • Broad interest and experience in diabetes and endocrinology

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Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).

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