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Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Job Description

Exciting Opportunities to join our Emergency Medicine team

Consultant in Emergency Medicine 10 PAs

This is a great time to join our team and make a difference.
Kingston Hospital is a high performing and clinically led acute hospital providing healthcare to around 350,000 people in South West London and North West Surrey.

Emergency Medicine is a critical service for us and our Emergency Department is a vital part of the community that cares for around 110,000 patients every year. We are now looking for Consultants to join our expanding and diversifying team to play a key role in delivering acute medical care in the department. The service line is growing rapidly with the development of a six bedded Clinical Decisions Unit by the end of 2016 and has a number of new clinical models being developed – e.g. Frailty care models – in partnership with other internal and external specialties.

Our Emergency Department is equipped to provide high quality and appropriate care to adult and paediatric patients, the department is led by a Clinical Director, Service Manager and Matron. We are looking for dynamic, motivated team players who have worked previously autonomously in Emergency Care for Adult and Paediatric patients.

You will play a central role in the management of our Emergency Department. This will include being Consultant in Charge, including CDU; holding review clinics (paediatric and adult patients) and contributing to the on-call rota. You will also have flexible protected time to carry out professional activities, including department audits, training, attending specialty meetings and contributing to the department governance.

Application is via NHS Jobs and to include the names and contact details of referees (that should cover your last 5 years of employment), one of whom should be from your current or last employer.

Working together to deliver exceptional, compassionate care – each and every time

For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion please contact:
• Clinical Director, Dr. Fiona Wisniacki
• Debbie Vearncombe to make an appointment –  ( Phone number removed ) 


PLEASE NOTE – If you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted by the Human Resources Department via e-mail. Please ensure therefore that you check your e-mail account regularly.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each others contribution

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

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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