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Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Job Description

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.

The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.

Emergency Medicine Locum Consultants

The Jobs are based at the Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR

We are looking to appoint a Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine. The locum post is to start from as soon as possible for a period of 12 months in the first instance. The Trust has a track record of tailor-making job plans to optimize individuals’ professional development and we would actively encourage those who are waiting for FCEM results to apply.

This post is at Homerton University Hospital, based in Hackney, East London; an exciting and challenging place with a diverse and richly multicultural population. We were rated as the first ‘Outstanding’ Emergency Department following our CQC inspection and we are looking to expand our Consultant posts with people that wish to join our dynamic team.

These posts will join the current 11 consultant body which consists of Adult Emergency Medicine Consultants, a Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant and a Paediatrician with Subspecialty training in Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

The Emergency Department saw over 122,000 new patients in 2015/6; over 18,000 children were seen in the Children’s Assessment Area (CEA). There is an ENP led Minor Injuries Unit and a GP led Primary and Urgent Care Centre which is under the leadership of the Emergency Department.

Homerton University hospital is a Foundation Trust and teaching hospital in East London. We are in the middle of Hackney – a diverse and interesting inner city area. It is a Trauma Unit within the North East London trauma Network and was the designated hospital for the 2012 Olympic Games.

The Emergency Department has trainees (Senior and Core level) and non-training posts in Emergency Medicine, with a recent expansion in our junior tier of Doctors. We have an excellent record of developing training programmes and getting non trainees through the equivalent training required in order to enable them to become Consultants.

The posts offer ample opportunities for the individual to assist in their specific area of interest, which may include teaching, training and exam preparation, Domestic and Sexual violence, Musculoskeletal medicine, Paediatric Emergency medicine, Simulation, Critical Care, Ultrasound, Safety and Governance, Trauma, Geriatric medicine, Observation medicine and Ambulatory Care.

For further information about the job, please contact Dr Emma Rowland, Clinical Lead via Homerton Switchboard on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Job reference Number: 293-MP317

Closing date: Thursday 27th October 2016

Please ensure that you read the 'Guidance Notes On Submitting An Application' under 'Additional Documentation' before completing your application.

Please note: we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The Trust welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.

We are committed to equal opportunities.

The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

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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