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Consultant Cardiologists

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: if you are short-listed for this position all correspondence relating to the interview will be sent by email, you should therefore ensure that you check your email regularly.

**In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, it may be necessary to bring the closing date forward. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.**

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Ref No. 176-MP09-16

We are seeking to appoint three enthusiastic colleagues to develop the existing cardiology service. These are two new posts and one replacement post created to meet the needs of an expanding local population. They will be primarily based at Peterborough City Hospital. The successful applicants will join the current integrated and supportive team of 4 consultants, specialist nurses, cardiac physiologists and catheter lab staff, driving forwards excellence in local cardiology provision.

Applicants with interest in the above areas will be considered and the job plan/timetable adapted accordingly depending on specialist interest. At least one post will be designated for imaging and heart failure specifically.

PSHFT provides acute care to Peterborough city as well as many surrounding picturesque towns and villages within Lincolnshire, Rutland, Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire. The 650 bedded hospital has close links with Cambridge and Leicester medical schools and is part of the Eastern Clinical Research Network. Working within the area of Peterborough and Stamford affords any individual the benefits of country living, whilst being within easy access or commute of London and Cambridge (54mins).

We pride ourselves in providing professional, safe, effective and friendly care and actively recruit to these values.

Please see full job descriptions for details

Closing date - 13 November 2016

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Jo Porter, Lead for Cardiology and Dr Brian Gordon, Lead for Heart Failure on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please apply online or contact Medical Personnel  ( Phone number removed ) /54.


******From 1 August 2013, all employees starting work / transferring roles with Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals will be charged for the cost of a DBS check (currently £50) if it is required.*******

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working practices and unless otherwise stated this post is open to job-share applications.

One of our main aims is to ensure that the Trust is open to each individual, regardless of culture or background, we offer equal opportunities to all employees, and diversity is something that we encourage and embrace within the workforce. We are committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities we serves. The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by our Trust values.



At Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviors which underpin the core values of our organisation.

Broadly, these values include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

Can you show us through your application and at interview how you would treat our patients with the compassion, dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you able to evidence behaviours that are supportive of your colleagues?

If you believe that you are able to meet these essential requirements, we would be very happy to consider your application.

For a full list of our Values and Behaviours, please read our Behavioral Framework on our website.

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

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