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Bank Consultant - Acute

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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We are recruiting for a Bank Consultant for Acute who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

We are looking to recruit caring, professional, suitably qualified Doctors to work as Consultants on a bank basis.

Please note, you must have at least 6 months experience in an NHS setting in order to proceed with joining our Bank.

Here at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust we are keen to grow our existing team of Bank Consultants.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit suitably qualified Consultants for work ranging from a single shift to an extended post, with evening, weekend and on-call shifts available.

As this is Bank work, it is on an 'as and when' basis with no guaranteed hours.

Full Registration with the GMC is required, as well as having achieved the appropriate level of competencies to carry out the role you have been employed to do.

Duties within the shifts which you are booked to fulfil are:

To liaise between nurses, other clinicians, patients, relatives in order to support safe care

To attend and participate in board rounds, ward rounds and other related daily unit activities

To provide appropriate workplace supervision to other staff as and when needed asrequested

To maintain high standards of professionalism, especially in relation to documentation

To arrive on time for the shift and be available for work from the arranged start time

To co-operate with the workforce deployment team in relation to administration of the shift

Attend local induction as appropriate when working in new area

To comply with all local policies, including upholding the trust's values and behaviours

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

Person Specification

  • PLAB or equivalent medical qualification


  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.




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