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Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
16 May 2024

The Respiratory Service at the Trust is looking to recruit a Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine.

This is a locum role for a maximum of 10 weeks starting immediately.

Role predominately to support inpatient wards and outpaitent services

Main duties of the job

Clinical Duties:

  • Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in your charge, including all administrative duties associated with patient care (with secretarial support)
  • Undertaking inpatient ward rounds.
  • Providing evidence-based care for patients in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Conducting suitable duties in cases of emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.


About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

ServiceWe will put our patients first

TeamworkWe will work together

AmbitionWe will aspire to provide the best service

RespectWe will act with integrity

Job description
Job responsibilities

Management and Leadership Responsibilities:

All staff in each Division are managerially accountable through their Lead Clinician to the Associate Medical Director, who has overall responsibility for the services within the Division. Consultants are key members of the Division and are accountable and responsible for leading changes to service that will improve the patient experience.



  • To support the Clinical Lead in policy and strategy development as a senior member of the Division Management Team.
  • To contribute to the leadership and development of Services under the direction of the Clinical Lead and Associate Medical Director and in line with the Trusts business plans.
  • The post holder will ensure effective communication and involvement of staff across the Division including support to the Divisional Director to achieve their objectives.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues in other Divisions within the Trust.
  • As part of the Division Management Team, assist in the cost effective utilisation of resources, including pay and non-pay items such as equipment and drugs, within budgets.
  • Work within the Trusts framework for Clinical Governance and Risk, including the development of clinical policies and adherence to standing orders, standing financial instructions and financial procedures.
  • Undertake direct supervision of junior colleagues and participate in departmental/trust wide teaching programmes.
  • Undertake investigations and report writing for incidents and participate in clinical risk management
  • Appointed candidates will embody the STAR values and use the principles of the NHS Constitution for England to guide decisions.

Further details can be found on the attached job description

Person Specification



  • Fully registered with the GMC
  • MCRP (UK) or equivalent




  • Clinical training/experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCT
  • Expertise in full range of Respiratory conditions


Employer details
Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great Western Hospitals

Marlborough Road



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249- 6263408


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