Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.
We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.
We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.
LOCUM CONSULTANT GENERAL PHYSICIAN
We are looking to appoint a Locum Consultant General Pysician to commence as soon as possible to to work on the General Medical Wards 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. The post is for 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) per week. The successful candidate will committed to delivering a high quality of care to our local population.
The main duties of the post will include General Internal Medicine and would be ward based; there are no general medical on call commitments and the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a subspecialty interest to complement the interest of other colleagues.
Walsall is a vibrant town within commutable distance from Birmingham and other surrounding towns. There are excellent selective, comprehensive and private schools and recreational facilities in the area.
The successful candidate must: possess full GMC registration with a Licence to Practice; a basic medical degree (eg MBBS or equivalent); Full MRCP (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate relevant experience and training to undertake this post.
Further information or arrangements for an informal visit may be made by contacting Dr M Cox, Clinical Director via his secretary on ( Phone number removed ) extension 7509.
Salary YC73 £76,001- £102,465
Closing Date 24th January 2017
We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans we are recruiting to a number of clinical and non-clinical vacancies across the trust.
** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.*
IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.
Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.
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Referee email addresses should be provided on your application form.
Following the closing date, if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks you may assume your application has been unsuccessful.
We reserve the right to close this job early. Interested applicants are therefore advised to apply as early as possible.
If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.
We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.
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