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Consultant Rheumatologist

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic, committed individual, who is looking to join a progressive team and be part of an exciting and innovative collaborative service? Together, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust and Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit 2 new Consultant Rheumatologist posts to enable us to deliver the vision of a collaborative countywide service in Northamptonshire. This clinical collaboration shall align care across the county with shared pathways and processes between both Trusts who shall be working in partnership to deliver excellent patient care. In working with us, you will be rewarded with an interesting and stimulating job, and have the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

This is the first of the two new posts supported by this collaborative project and the successful applicant will join the existing team of 3 full time consultants at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust. This is a full time 10 PA post approved by the Royal College of Physicians.

This post is deemed to require a Disclosure Check – Enhanced Level with the Disclosure and Barring Service. This is due to the fact the post has access to children or vulnerable adults.

This job is unlikely to attract a work permit. Applications from candidates who require a permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Dr James Taylor, Clinical Lead for Rheumatology, Northampton General Hospital Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) .

To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


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Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

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