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Consultant Occupational Health Physician

Job Description

Want to be part of our future? Then we want to hear from you.

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have a simple vision – safe and compassionate care, every time. We are focussed on a programme of continuous quality improvement, listening to our patients and investing in our workforce to deliver an excellent patient experience. As an integrated Trust we provide acute, community and palliative care in people’s homes, from one of our five community hospitals, or two acute hospitals at Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe.

We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, childcare vouchers, flexible working and a generous pension.

Consultant in Occupational Medicine
Part-time 4-6 PAs

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trusts Occupational Health and Wellbeing department has won national recognition for its work around the health and wellbeing agenda and has achieved SEQOHS accreditation. We are a forward thinking OH department employing a multi disciplinary team of staff.
We have an exciting opportunity for an occupational health consultant to join our team in a key role to provide both clinical and professional leadership support across the multi-disciplinary occupational health team and to be an expert senior professional integral to the organisation.
As clinical lead you will be supported by an Occupational Health Clinical Nurse Manager and a Manager responsible for the Healthier Lifestyles and Staff Wellbeing service.
We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic and innovative, and willing to champion a team approach to the development of our service.
The Occupational Health and Wellbeing Service provides a comprehensive range of services for around 6,500 employees across Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, and to several external customers. The post will be based at our Wycombe site.
The successful applicant should possess MFOM/FFOM (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.
Applicants should have established skills in Occupational Medicine. A strong commitment to clinical leadership and supervision is key.
If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on: Delivering an effective Occupational Health and Wellbeing Service in the NHS in the next five years within increasing financial constraints and plans for income generation (external contracts).
If you believe you have the skills, qualities and experience to meet this challenge and want to join us, then please apply on line.

For further details / informal visits contact:
If you would like to find out more about the post please contact Kathy Gillman Assistant HR Director on  ( Phone number removed ) .

The aim of the Trust is to provide a high quality standard of healthcare to the population we serve. We do not offer London Weighting but we value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development, flexible working, a final salary pension scheme and childcare facilities. We are an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff through consultation and awareness sessions.

Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance.

* The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight *

It is Trust policy that travel expenses will not be reimbursed.

ALL contact to candidates will be made via the email address used on your application form. Therefore, please ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Smoking statement – Smoke Free Sites
The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited. Please observe and comply with any notices seen in or around the Trust premises.

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.

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