Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.
We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.
We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.
CONSULTANT PHYSICIANS IN ACUTE MEDICINE
The Trust is looking to appoint 4 Consultants in the department of Acute Medicine that will form a team of 8 Consultants in developing and delivering acute medical services. The postholder will promote best practice in the management of emergency medical admissions and discharges and admission avoidance. All posts are for 10 basic Programmed Activities (PAs) with one Additional PA for 1: 6 acute medical on calls and 1 PA for 1: 20 GIM on call.
Essential criteria for the post includes: possession of Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice; Basic Medical Degree (eg MBBS); entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview); European Community Rights or CESR; evidence of Higher Specialist Training in Acute Medicine (or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview); Full MRCP or equivalent; a wide experience of working in Acute Medicine.
Applicants should be aware that regardless of country of origin their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post will be assessed during the selection process.
Please apply online by downloading, completing and submitting an application form. For further information please contact Recruitment team ( Phone number removed ) /7163. Please note that your application will not be considered for shortlisting if you fail to provide an application form.
Further information or arrangements for informal visits may be made by contacting Miss Joshi Clinical Director, via her secretary on ( Phone number removed ) extensions 6815 or Dr M Saim Clinical Lead Acute Medicine on ext 7464.
Salary: £76,001 to £102,465 per annum
Closing Date: 13th November 2016
Interview Date: 5th December 2016
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans we are recruiting to a number of clinical and non-clinical vacancies across the trust.
** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.*
IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.
Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.
We will communicate with you via email, therefore it is essential that you provide a valid email address and check your account regularly.
Referee email addresses should be provided on your application form.
Following the closing date, if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks you may assume your application has been unsuccessful.
We reserve the right to close this job early. Interested applicants are therefore advised to apply as early as possible.
If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.
We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.
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