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FY1 in Medicine

Job Description

Trust Grade FY1 Medicine

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a Trust grade post in the Department of Medicine at Northampton General Hospital.

This post is initially for 4 months to join the foundation grade tier and there will be opportunities to extend at this level or higher depending on the experience and competency of the successful candidate.

The post involves working on busy acute general medicine wards with shifts on the acute medical unit evenings and weekends.

Each ward has a full team of junior medical trainees and a specialist registrar with daily input by the Consultants. The ward provides a supportive environment for learning and gaining the experience needed to progress in the chosen career path.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust is a large district general hospital providing the full range of acute services from a site located close to the centre of town.

The hospital has an excellent postgraduate medical centre as well as on site recreational activities which including a large sports centre with swimming pool. There is a children’s nursery on site.

Fixed term – Full time: 4 Months with possibilities for extension

Start date: 7th December 2016

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


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

Ensure you read the link “Application Form Guidance Notes” before completing your application.

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

You will be notified if you have been shortlisted via the interview section on your NHS Jobs homepage. Do not forget to check your NHS Jobs account regularly for correspondence.

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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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)

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