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Occupational Health Physician

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

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Barts Health NHS Trust

Consultant Occupational Health Physician

8PAs Post

Job Reference Number: - 259-MEDC188RLH

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Occupational Health Physician. For Barts Health NHS Trust, based at The Health and Wellness centre at the Royal London Hospital. The post comprises 8 programmed activities (PAs).

This is an excellent opportunity within the Health and Wellbeing service (Occupational Health) Service at Barts Health NHS Trust. An exciting and varied opportunity has arisen for an experienced and committed occupational health physician to develop and further enhance the Occupational Health Service provided by Barts Health NHS Trust to NHS staff and other organisations from facilities at the Health & Wellness centre, in Ashfield Street and our department at Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone. Following a recent change in management within the department we are looking to restore the department to become a flagship service.

This post will provide eight programmed activities with the principle objective of promoting and improving the health, safety and wellbeing of employees in the workplace to the highest degree. As a team We work closely with the Public Health team within Barts and are looking for the expert clinical leadership in OH that the largest NHS Trust in the Country requires

The postholder will have experience and a qualification in Occupational Medicine and hold Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (MFOM). Experience of developing and implementing policy is a great advantage, as would be experience of NHS Occupational Health.

Barts Health NHS Trust is based in East London and operates from five main hospital sites, from the Barts Heart Centre at St Bartholomew’s to Newham University hospital to the East We provide services to one of the most diverse populations in Britain, with 15000 directly employed staff and 5000 ancillary workers

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview.

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr David Maslen-Jones, Head of Occupational Health & Wellbeing on  ( Phone number removed ) .

If you are interested in this post, please make an online application via job reference number 259-MEDC188RLH

Closing Date: Sunday 06 November 2016

Interview Date: Friday 02 December 2016

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate. To demonstrate our commitment we use the disability symbols on NHS Jobs.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Barts Health to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

All vacancies followed by INTERNAL ONLY, have been classified as an internal role and only internal candidates will be considered.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage we will contact you via NHS Jobs e-Mail and text message with details of your interview. Please continue to check your e-Mails and also your NHS Jobs account for correspondence.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so.

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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