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Job Description

We are inviting applications for 2, trust grade doctors to join our existing team on our Acute Medical Unit.

These posts are based at Furness General Hospital and represent career opportunity for clinicians with imagination, drive and commitment.

The role involves working on the AMU at Foundation Year 2 level and will optimise your clinical experience and enable you to gain relevant clinical competencies.

We are offering a competative salary and the AMU consultants are keen to support and encourage a continuous programme of teaching and personal development whilst the candidate is working on the unit.

This will include:

• Support and guidance from our AMU Consultants and Associate
• ALS training
• Appraisal/Revalidation
• Attendance at the appropriate level teaching/educational sessions.
• Access to all Mandatory Training.
• Participation in Audit and quality improvement.

At Furness General Hospital, we have a strong focus upon team working and the development of excellent working relationships across all our departments. We believe that we provide a friendly, supportive and effective working environment.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

You must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice.

Interview expenses will be paid for appoint of entry into the UK.

For further details / informal visits please contract:
Dr Richard Lea - ( Email address removed )
Joanne McGuire - ( Email address removed )


The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and operate a No Smoking Policy.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.

The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert

If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formerly CRB) a charge of £44 for Enhanced and £26 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s).

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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