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Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Job Description

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Are you a Consultant looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Emergency Medicine and looking for a flexible self-roster system that also comes with an attractive Recruitment and Retention Premium of 15% based on the starting point of the Consultant salary?

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust lies in the heart of beautiful Lancashire countryside surrounded by a number of busy towns and communities.

Our vision is simple – providing safe, personal and effective care to all our patients. We are an integrated provider of acute and community care and serve a population of 500,000. With a workforce of over 7,000 our staff benefit from great work, home and leisure opportunities.

Our principal site at Royal Blackburn Hospital is approximately 40 minutes’ drive to Manchester and an hour to Liverpool.

A career in Emergency Medicine at our Trust offers you the chance to be part of a progressive team, providing emergency care to over 150,000 patients every year. The Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre at the Royal Blackburn Hospital is the busiest in the North West of England and the focus of emergency care in the Trust, supporting the Urgent Care Centre on our Burnley General Hospital site. Both units have benefitted from recent refurbishment and investment.

Our Emergency Department hosts higher specialty trainees and also trains medical undergraduate students. We have recently implemented phase one of a new Acute Medical Model which will deliver integrated and collaborative working across Acute and Emergency Medicine.

The Trust was recently shortlisted for the HSJ and Nursing Times ‘Top 100 best places to work’.

We are now looking for enthusiastic and motivated Consultants to join our team.

You will:
• Work in a dynamic environment
• Help shape our future integrated model for emergency care in East Lancashire
• Provide support and training to the multi-disciplinary team
• Be encouraged to develop your special interests
• Earn an attractive salary with recruitment and retention premium
• Receive enhanced PA rate for work beyond 10pm

To find out more about these great opportunities, please contact:

Dr Neil Prater, Clinical Director, Emergency Medicine
Dr Charles Thomson, Divisional Director and Consultant in Emergency Medicine
 ( Phone number removed ) 

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full time hours. If this post is less than 375 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to improving the working lives of our staff and operates a 'Zero Tolerance' policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. In addition, our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to the recruitment of people into positions of trust.

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods:
By telephone  ( Phone number removed ) 
or email ( Email address removed )
or write to Employment Services, Parkview Offices, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

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.

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