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Consultant in Dermatology

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Great Yarmouth
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, Dermatology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Dermatology.

The post holder will have responsibility for providing a Dermatology service in conjunction with consultant colleagues. This is a permanent post 1.0 WTE covering 10 PA's based at the James Paget University Hospital covering 5 days per week Monday to Friday. There will be no on-call commitments

Main duties of the job

The appointee will help the department achieve the skin cancer waiting time targets and the 18 week referral to treatment time targets and other targets as become relevant. The appointee will have opportunity to develop their own special interest and engage in research activities

The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals however the appointee may be expected, as part of their duties, to undertake clinics in community hospitals or outreach clinics.

There will be no on-call commitments. Any dermatology patient needing admission to hospital will be admitted to the general medical ward where they will be stabilized and referred to the dermatology team the following day for review.

The appointee will share with the other consultants in the supervision of nurse-led clinics in the departments. These include acne, leg ulcer, Cryotherapy, Photodynamic therapy, day treatment and surgery lists.

The appointee will be expected to attend the department's meetings including the monthly Monday lunchtime departmental and consultant meeting, monthly Clinical Governance meeting, weekly Skin MDT meeting and fortnightly Wednesday afternoon educational joint clinics for complex cases.

About us

The Trust provides comprehensive acute care for the population of Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and the South Waveney area and for many visitors to the area. This acute care provided from the James Paget UniversityHospital site at Gorleston is supported by other community services at the Newberry Centre, Kirkley Rise North Lowestoft and outreach clinics.

The Trust serves a population of approximately 230,000. We are a University Hospital with a medical school, training the next generation of health professionals and developing research.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Provide with the other Consultants cover for annual, study andprofessional leave.

Take part in the Royal College of Physicians continuing medicaleducation programme.

The Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with nationalterms and conditions of service.

Share with consultant colleagues the Dermatology workload.

Teach undergraduates from the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia (UEA) during clinical attachment at JPUH and participation of other teaching activities (lectures, seminars, examinations). Teaching will involve bedside (clinic and ward) teaching.

Maintain and develop team working practices involving other medical staff, nursing staff and allied health professionals.

Liaise with medical staff in other specialties and participate in the regular clinical meetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospital.

Participate in the rolling process of clinical governance.

Act as educational supervisor and engage in regular appraisal and assessment of all doctors in training or in equivalent posts for whom the post-holder has educational or organisational responsibility.

Comply with the outline Consultant work programme (under provisions of Circular HC90/16) and the weekly timetable of fixed commitments (i.e. regular scheduled NHS activities in accordance with paragraph 30B of the TCS).

For further information about the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust please view our web site - work for us.

Pending RCP approval

Person Specification

  • MBBS or Basic Medical Degree
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Hold a certificate or being within 6 months of completion of training or being on or eligible for the UK Specialist Register at the date of interview
  • Full GMC registration


  • Have sub-specialisation recognised on CCT
  • MD/PhD

Experience & Skills

  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within Dermatology.
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff


  • Involvement in research projects and published papers
  • Experience of teaching medical students
  • Experience of committee work/project management
  • Formal training in teaching skills

Key Skills

  • Capable of organising and prioritising work effectively
  • Motivation and ability to plan and develop the service
  • Willingness to participate in clinical governance
  • Leadership qualities
  • Energy and enthusiasm and an ability to work under pressure
  • Conscientious and highly motivated with the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and staff
  • Able to form part of a team and recognise the importance of team working
  • An interest in developing and reinforcing interdepartmental relations
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff


  • Experience of teaching medical students
  • Experience of committee work/project management
  • Forward thinking and not afraid of the challenges that change brings
  • Formal training in teaching skills

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