The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is a Foundation Trust Hospital based in the historic cathedral city of Exeter in the heart of the South West of England.
Applications are invited for Trust Doctors in General Medicine, equivalent to the CT /ST grade starting as soon as possible with a contract up to August 2017. Flexibility is always afforded within the posts on offer and opportunities are offered according to the post holders needs. We are very happy to take people on who only want to work part of the year or part time.
These Trust Doctor posts cover a wide range of specialties including AMU, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Healthcare for Older People, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Respiratory, Renal, Haematology and Oncology. Rotation to other specialities including ED and ITU may be possible based on individual experience and aspiration. If you are interested in one of these posts please highlight this in your application and confirm in an email to Sharon Booth and Hugh Bakere.
All trust doctors have educational and clinical supervisors and are given a portfolio and access to educational opportunities similar to training posts.
Job descriptions and person specification can be obtained via our website or via NHS Jobs. To apply, you must submit a completed application form which should be submitted online on NHS Jobs.
All applicants must be in possession of the essential qualifications for the post, as set out in the person specification, by the closing date and in possession of the previous experience requirement within three months of the closing date.
Please note that you will be notified via email regarding the result of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be given a minimum of 1 weeks notice, prior to your interview date. It is not Trust policy to contact successful candidates in any other form than by email.
We accept qualifications from abroad, where these are nationally recognised as valid for the vacancy. The relevant UK professional bodies can advise on whether overseas qualifications are valid to allow the holder to practise in their profession. NARIC can advise what level overseas qualifications are equivalent to, in the UK system. (For example, they will say whether particular overseas qualifications are equivalent to a UK degree.).
We are committed to equal opportunity for all and encourage flexible working arrangements including job sharing.
Non UK/EEA applicants should ensure that they are aware of recent changes to the immigration rules for Postgraduate Doctors and Dentists. For further information on how this may affect your application please visit the Home Office website for further information.
Please note all authority for advertising RD&E posts rests solely with HR and any such requests should be made direct to them only.
Closing Date: 30th October 2016
In submitting an application form you authorise the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post.
The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.
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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
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.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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