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Consultant in Respiratory & General Medicine

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

Job Details

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Consultant Physician in Respiratory & General Medicine to join our friendly and enthusiastic team at the North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC).

Successful applicants must have full registration with the GMC.

Please note: You must be on the Specialist Register in order to be eligible for appointment to this level of post.

The post holder would be coming to join a committed and experienced team.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly, dedicated team and applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and General Medicine. This post will be based primarily at The Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, but with requirement to work at West Cumberland Hospital on a job planned basis.

The post involves out-patient and in-patient duties and a regular commitment to both in-reach into the medical admissions unit and on-call for general medicine. We would particularly welcome applicants with a special interest in asthma, interstitial lung disease or pleural diseases, though any specialist interest would be welcomed and supported.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond.We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.

  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see full job description and personal specification for full details about the role and requirements.

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications

  • Valid Full Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent
  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via one of the following: a) Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) b) Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) c) European Community Rights


  • Other relevant medical and non-medical training/degree
  • Other relevant postgraduate qualification

Experience and Knowledge

  • Completed Higher Specialist Training (CCT) in Respiratory and general medicine or evidence of equivalent competency.
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients.


  • A commitment to, and experience of teaching


  • Experience of, and commitment to teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical staff.


  • Experience of teaching basic clinical skills to undergraduates
  • Teaching of non-medical health professionals. Educational Qualification

Research, Audit and Clinical Governance

  • Experience of, and commitment to, medical audit
  • Experience of research and Clinical Governance


  • Ability to supervise postgraduate research
  • Publications in referred journals





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