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Fixed Term Appointment ST3 in Rheumatology

Job Description

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

Fixed Term Appointment (ST3 Level) in Rheumatology
Anticipated Start Date: as soon as possible
Based at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, South East Wales


The Rheumatology department at Nevill Hall Hospital requires a fixed Term Appointment (ST3 Level) to start as soon as possible, the post will run until 31st July 2017. The post is not accredited for training although the post holder will be integrated into the normal activities and commitments of the Spr grade. The post holder will be required to do 4 clinics per week with cross cover and referrals at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport and YYF hospital, Hengoed. There is no on-call commitment.

This is an ideal opportunity to gain further rheumatology experience and historically trainees who have filled this type of post have gone on to gain full training numbers at national recruitment.

Applicants should be fully registered with the GMC. Past experience would be preferred.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or visit the department should contact Dr R Callaghan, Consultant Rheumatologist, Tel  ( Phone number removed )  (Cath Morgan Secretary).

Information Sharing: Applicants for LAS or fixed term posts covering recognised training posts are consenting through application for this post to the sharing of their name, GMC number, type and duration of contract with the Wales Deanery.
Course Funding: - Please note that course funding is not available for fixed term cover for training grades, as these fixed term posts are not recognised for training.


This position involves Regulated Activity with children and/or adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:-
Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check.

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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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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