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General Medicine Consultant

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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We are recruiting for a General Medicine Consultant 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.

Main duties of the job

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.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

**Please note that the Job Description is awaiting Royal college approval**

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

Responsibility for diagnosis and treatment of illness for a number of general medical in-patients.

The general medical emergency on-call rota Frequency will be reduced to 1:11 weekdays. The on-call Consultant must be available between 2200-0800 for advice and to come in if required. The evening and morning weekday ward rounds are undertaken by the Acute Physicians. Acute and GIM weekend rounds please see job plan for details.

Person Specification

  • MBBS or equivalent.
  • Membership with the relevant Royal College for the speciality.
  • GMC registration and license to practice.
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register in Geriatrics and general medicine via a. CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), b. CESR or c. European Community rights

Experience and Skills

  • Should have completed a recognised training programme in General Internal Medicine.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a hight level of clinical experience and competence in GIM
  • IT skills.


  • Experience of teaching and training undergraduates, post-graduates and junior medical staff.

Audit and Research

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit relevant to specialty.


  • Commitment to the development of a high quality cost effective service to.


  • Knowledge and understanding of current NHS issues.
  • Ability to develop services.

Personal Skills

  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Commitment to continuing medical education and professional development

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.





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