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Consultant in Acute Medicine

Employer
Isle of Man Government Secondary Care
Location
Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
Salary
£91,914 to £158,750 per annum (10 PAs) + generous relocation package
Closing date
28 Jul 2024
Phone number
07624XXXXXXX

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Acute internal medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a knowledgeable, driven and supportive Consultant in Acute Medicine to join our welcoming and friendly team on the beautiful Isle of Man, where we are aiming to become the best, small island-based health and care system in the world. 

Noble’s Hospital is the Island’s only District General Hospital situated on the outskirts of Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man. It is equipped to the very latest standards with a total complement of 214 beds, and there is also a cottage hospital in the north of the Island, where some Consultant clinical sessions are held and where there is a nurse-led minor injuries unit.

The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is a 20 bedded ward. On average, we admit 10 patients per day into AMU, with around 80% of admissions coming from the Emergency Department and the remainder directly admitted following GP referral.

Our three AMU Consultants work a regular rota which ensures that three Consultants are on duty each morning on AMU. Two Consultants undertake a ward round of all patients (each Consultant taking responsibility for one half of the ward), with the third Consultant overseeing the Ambulatory Assessment and Treatment Unit (AATU).

In the afternoon, an AMU Consultant is allocated to in-reach to the Emergency Department (ED), to provide support to our medical Specialty Doctor on-call in undertaking medical reviews in ED and providing senior decision-making support to both Medical and ED Doctors.

Visits to the hospital are welcomed from interested candidates; please contact Lou Amaral on +44(0)7624 218831 or email Louise.Amaral@nobles.dhss.gov.im.

If you are passionate about delivering high quality care and would enjoy working with us to develop and transform our services, we would love to hear from you.

A workplace that invests in you

A competitive salary that increases each 12 months until you reach the salary maximum.

✔ Annual leave starting from 32 days and 10 Bank Holidays.

✔ Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, the IOM Public Service offers two pension arrangements; the Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme 2011 or the Isle of Man Government Defined Contribution (DC) Arrangement.

✔ Our department is academically active, affording reputational benefits to the organisation; research, innovation and service development activities are strongly encouraged and supported.

Our on-site education and training centre, Keyll Darree, comprises a lecture theatre, well stocked medical library, training facilities and a state-of-the-art simulation lab which is operated by trained simulation practitioners.

We recognise the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom and encourage links with other units, as well as providing study leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.

✔ Ability to apply for an unpaid career break after 3 years’ service.

✔ Access to the Isle of Man Public Service Cycle to Work scheme after your first year of employment.

✔ Free on-site car parking.

Step away from NHS pressures and demands! The Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

✔ Access to the Learning, Education and Development training facility, which is exclusively for Public Service employees, to keep on top of your continuous professional development.

Access to the staff canteen at Noble’s Hospital where you can purchase affordable food and drinks in your breaks.

✔ Free access to the Isle of Man Government Staff Welfare Service which offers professional counselling, emotional support and signposting on a wide range of issues.

✔ Accommodation is available for the first 6 months in your role at a reduced rate for non-Island residents.

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment. To find out more about our relocation package click here.

Making the Isle of Man your new home

A hidden gem in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man boasts an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches. There are an abundance of opportunities and lots of places to discover!

You can visit our great cafes, bars and restaurants, and become part of the Island’s close-knit community. The island is well connected to the UK with quick, direct flights and ferries to many destinations.

Want to find out more about Island life? Visit www.locate.im to find out why you should make your move to the Isle of Man!

Working for the Isle of Man Public Service

We are the largest employer on the island delivering a diverse range of services to the people of the Isle of Man. We care, nurture and value our employees’ wellbeing, development and career and place great importance on rewarding the commitment by our wonderful employees.

We support and promote flexible working, recognising the importance of working flexibly around your life and commitments and the benefits in improving work-life balance. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements where possible and if interested you should discuss this with the Recruiting Manager.

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man.

Your candidate experience is important to us. As a proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we commit to respond to every applicant that applies for an Isle of Man Public Service role.

Things to note

An enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which the Isle of Man Government will cover the cost of for you.

Ready to apply?

We understand that you might have some questions about the role and the Recruiting Manager is on hand to support you. You can contact them at Louise.Amaral@nobles.dhss.gov.im.

We want you to get the best out of your application, so we recommend reading our Important Guidance Notes for Applicants before applying to learn about our recruitment process.

Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im.

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