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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£91,722 to £119,079 per annum
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Job Details

This new post is being created to expand and improve the Respiratory Medicine service at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. The post holder will be joining a dynamic, forward-looking and innovative Respiratory Medicine team of 4 consultants.

The candidate to be appointed will be required to be fully registered with the General Medical Council to hold, or to be within 6 months of gaining, a Certificate of Completion of Training in both Respiratory Medicine and General Internal Medicine and to be on the Specialist Register.

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

Interview date: April 23rd 2024

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide senior experienced clinical leadership in Royal Glamorgan Hospital and to support the development of the integrated acute care model for the whole Health Board. The post holder will also provide senior medical advice to our teams of community/specialist nurses and to GPs when required.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:? We listen, learn and improve? We treat everyone with respect? We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications

  • Full GMC registration and license to practice
  • CCT in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine (or within 6 months of CCT)
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR)
  • European Community Rights
  • MRCP or equivalent


  • Higher degree and/or Fellowship experience

Experience and Knowledge

  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within Respiratory and General Internal Medicine
  • Experience of working in and leading a multidisciplinary team


  • Proficiency in endobronchial ultrasound and/or medical thoracoscopy
  • Proficiency in pleural ultrasound and procedures
  • Proficiency in flexible bronchoscopy

Academic achievements

  • Ability to use research outcomes in clinical practice
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit


  • Involvement in research projects or guideline development
  • Published papers
  • Presentations at conferences

Key skills

  • Ability communicate clearly with colleagues
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff and medical students
  • Able to organise and prioritise work effectively
  • Motivated to plan and develop services
  • Commitment to continuing professional development


  • Formal training in teaching skills


  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives' dignity, privacy, integrity, cultural and religious beliefs
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and an ability to work under pressure
  • Good previous attendance record
  • Ability to travel to meet the requirements of the post
  • Physically fit for post as assessed by Occupational Health
  • Satisfactory criminal records check
  • Eligibility to work in the UK






Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) provides primary, community, hospital and mental health services to the 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Providing great health care to our community is our number one priority.

CTMUHB is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales, with three district general hospital sites, and was formed in 2019. We are ideally situated between Wales’ capital city Cardiff to the south, the coastal town of Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons National Park to the north where you can explore the breath-taking beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and woodlands. We operate within a vibrant community, rich with history and heritage. You can also explore other parts of Wales. Our central location makes us the perfect starting point and we’re within easy reach of vibrant cities including Swansea and Bristol, as well as Cardiff.

If you come to work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg you will be guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome, opportunities for professional development and a clinical environment that innovates to improve. With almost 12,000 staff our workforce is the lifeblood not only of the University Health Board, but also many of the communities that we serve. We take our staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. Our Health Board is committed to building a culture it feels proud of, with recognisable values at its core that can be felt and understood by every person who comes into contact with them.

You don’t have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you the opportunity to learn. We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.

For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordable housing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Whether its paddle boarding, caving, outdoor swimming or singing in a male voice choir- Cwm Taf Morgannwg will provide a fantastic work-life balance for everyone.

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