Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a 623-bed acute general hospital, predominantly serving the 272,000 people living in Poole, East Dorset and Purbeck. We are proud of the good reputation Poole Hospital enjoys within the local community, both as a provider of first-class health care services and as a major employer. We consistently feature within the top twenty per cent in both national patient and staff satisfaction surveys. Poole Hospital has also been voted as one of the top 100 hospitals to work for by the Nursing Times and was named the best hospital for patient experience in the 2010 Healthcare Excellence & Leadership Awards.
Poole isn't just a good place to work; it's also a great place to live. The town boasts a bustling quay, the best beaches in England and a stunning natural harbour. From Poole there is easy access to the Dorset countryside, renowned for its areas of outstanding natural beauty and the spectacular Jurassic Coast, ideal for sports and outdoor activities. Our town centre location means that we are conveniently situated for public transport. The bus and mainline train stations are both within easy walking distance, as are the Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole Park and high street shops.
‘Friendly professional, patient-centred care with dignity and respect for all’ (The Poole Approach)
Applications are invited for appointment to a Locum Appointment for Service (LAS) in Gastroenterology at the Poole Hospital, to start in December 2016 for 12 months.
LAS posts do not attract an NTN but experience gained may be taken into account in subsequent applications for a training number. Training opportunities will be offered in the department including gastroenterology clinics and ward work under consultant supervision, and endoscopy training at an appropriate level for the successful candidate. We have an active audit and research programme which the appointee would be encouraged to contribute to. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals considering a career in gastroenterology and offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in gastroenterology in a dynamic, cohesive and supportive work environment.
There is a general medicine commitment with this post attracting a 2B banding 50%. All candidates should be eligible for registration with the GMC. MRCP or equivalent is essential. We would be prepared to consider individuals with the appropriate clinical experience who are imminently sitting the final MRCP exam. Applicants must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013).
If you would like to discuss this post please contact Dr. Imogen Williams, Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology (( Email address removed )) or ( Phone number removed )
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Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.
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