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Job Description

For further information about the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, please click on the links on the right hand panel and you will be directed to the Trust's website.



An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated doctor to join our department at an exciting time in our Trust’s future. The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional with opportunities to develop in specialist fields.

The vacancy has arisen in the Respiratory for a LAS Registrar equivalent to commence for a maximum of 12 months.

The successful applicant will become part of a team of five Consultants, three STR’s, one VTS & CMT, a Trust Grade doctor and two FY1s who together will provide care for Respiratory inpatients including those on the High Dependency Unit, and a range of outpatient services including specialist clinics in TB, complex respiratory infection, thoracic oncology and COPD. The team is supported by an Integrated Respiratory Nursing Team which, in addition to providing specialist input in clinics, also manages the Admission Avoidance & Early Supported Discharge service.

The post will initially be based at Dewsbury & District Hospital but the Trust is in the process of re-configuration with a plan to centralise in-patient acute medical specialities at Pinderfields Hospital within the next 12 months.

The post includes a commitment to the Acute Medicine admissions service, based on 1:12 full shift pattern.

This post will be remunerated on the MN37 pay scale.

The post is not recognised for training by the Postgraduate Dean, however appropriate study leave will be encouraged and supported. The Consultants will make every effort to provide Educational Supervision for this post in the same way as we would for any Registrar.

Should applicants be currently or recently employed in a medical capacity the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right to request a reference from the Medical Director and/or Responsible Officer of any previous or current employing organisations.

For further information, or to arrange an informal meeting to discuss the post, please contact Dr Owen Johnson on  ( Phone number removed )  or Dr Ian Sutcliffe on  ( Phone number removed ) 

For any queries please contact the Medical Staffing Assistant on Surgery) or  ( Phone number removed ) .

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received; therefore all candidates should apply as soon as possible.

To help you with your application for this job, please ensure you read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification. You will find these documents in the right hand panel of the job advert.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics.

For all Nursing posts (Band 1 and above, including Safety Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants) please note:
- We may require successful candidates to work rotational, 24 hour shift patterns.
- NHS Professionals are our current partner for managing and booking bank shifts within the Trust. To make things easier for you we will automatically register you onto the NHS Professionals booking system to enable you to work additional shifts,
unless you opt out of the process. We will provide you with further information regarding this during recruitment, and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you.

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.

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