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Consultant Cardiologist

Job Description

Be a part of something special

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust is no ordinary NHS hospital. We look different, feel different, and act different.

Whether you want to be a Nurse, Consultant, or part of the vital network of professionals who support the infrastructure and environment needed to provide the best patient care, when you join Hinchingbrooke you’re part of a family. That’s the beauty of a hospital like ours – we’re big enough to strive to be the best, small enough to care, and dedicated to your continued development and support.

Do you want to be part of something good?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Consultant Cardiologist to join our team here at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. The role forms part of our Cardiology services.

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust is no ordinary NHS hospital. We look different, feel different, and act different. It has a reputation for dynamism, integration of clinicians in management, and high quality patient care (rated ‘Good’ by the CQC for safety, caring, effectiveness, responsive and well-led; August 2016).

We are looking for individuals who demonstrate that they have the same values as ours, who put patients at the centre of what we do, who are keen to join us in working through new developments, adventures and challenges and be part of a team which embraces new ideas and innovative ways of working ensuring that the patient experience is the very best that it can be.

Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust is committed to the delivery of high quality cardiology services and presents excellent opportunities for developing of these services. It is a particularly exciting time for the Trust to shape the cardiology service for the people of Huntingdonshire and this post is pivotal in driving this forward. The public and the NHS expect a high level of expertise and a rapid response from its services and consultant expansion is a step towards meeting this expectation. The candidate should have an excellent general cardiology background.

Hinchingbrooke puts patients at the centre of what we do and clinicians at the heart of decision making and innovation. As a consultant here you will have a voice, and you will be encouraged and supported to turn your ideas into reality. You will work with colleagues to find new improved ways of working, and make sure that patient experience is the very best that it can be.

We are proud of the service we provide to the people of Huntingdonshire, and we are looking for consultants who have a passion for their service, the drive to continuously improve and the desire to ensure the economic sustainability of the NHS.

If you wish to arrange an informal visit please contact Alison Tuckwood, Service Manager for Cardiology, Respiratory and Clinical Physiology or you can contact Dr Anitha Mathews, Clinical Director for Medicine on  ( Phone number removed ) .

From 1st June 2016 all employees commencing employment at Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust who require a DBS Check, or existing staff transferring to roles which require a DBS or higher level DBS than currently held, will be charged for the cost of the check (currently £50 for an Enhanced Check and £31 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from your first months’ salary.

We reserve the right to close our adverts earlier than the closing date should we feel we have received sufficient applications

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Hinchinfbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

As a leading local healthcare provider, Hinchingbrooke Hospital is proud to be a smokefree site. This means that our staff are not allowed to smoke anywhere on hospital grounds.

We offer a real commitment to your career in an environment where your ideas and skills are valued, where you are supported in developing to your full potential and where your individual contribution is respected, recognised and rewarded.

Our employee benefits include:

  • excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • on-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year
  • access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • family friendly working patterns
  • subsidised restaurant
  • easy & cheap staff parking
  • flexible working options
  • retail & leisure discounts

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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