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Locom Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology (8PAs)

Employer
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology (8PAs) at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital).

Endocrinology and Diabetes services at CUHFT are based in the Wolfson Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic (WDEC), which is situated within the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS), a purpose-built centre dedicated to research, education and clinical care in the field of metabolic disease.

Main duties of the job

This post offers an opportunity to develop specialist expertise in endocrine conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake outpatient Endocrinology clinics and manage endocrinology inpatients.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Diabetes & Endocrinology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role also involves a contribution to the in-patient service, which includes some general medical patients, but has no involvement in the general medical on-call rota.

The appointee will have the ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of endocrine problems and will be involved in the teaching and training of junior staff, medical students and other health professionals.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Professor Mark Gurnell Job title: Specialty Lead for Endocrinology Email address: mark.gurnell2@nhs.net Telephone number:01223 586908 Additional contact information: Informal enquiries about these posts should be addressed to:  Dr Vishakha Bansiya, Clinical Director for Cardiovascular-Metabolic, email : vishakha.bansiya1@nhs.net or Professor Mark Gurnell, Service Lead for Endocrinology, email : mark.gurnell2@nhs.net or Dr Ruth Casey, Consultant for  Diabetes & Endocrinology, email: ruth.casey6@nhs.net     

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