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Consultant Acute Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Acute Medical Unit
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 10 Sessions
Job ref
382-DOC208-21
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£79,860 - £107,668 pa
Closing
27/01/2022 23:59

We welcome and encourage application from anyone with protected characteristics, as well as supporting reservists and Veterans who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career within the NHS and especially here at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Due to Blackpool’s convenient location, Edinburgh in the north and London in the south can be reached within three hours by train.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as: part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

 


Job overview

An exciting opportunity to join the Acute Medicine team at Blackpool.

We are currently in the process of designing our Emergency Village working closely with our Emergency Department colleagues and Specialty Teams.

Please contact us to arrange an informal visit to meet the department and team.

 

Main duties of the job

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a forward looking and innovative place to work and is committed to Values Based Collaborative Leadership and being a ‘Great Place to Work’.

 

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1st December 2007. The Trust gained Teaching Hospital status and became Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010. In April 2012 the Trust merged with community health services from NHS Blackpool and NHS North Lancashire as part of the Transformation of Patient Pathways Programme.  We are now a Vanguard site with Extensive Care Services provided for the complex elderly population within Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

Working for our organisation

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description for the full details of the main duties and responsibilitites for the role.

 

Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • MB ChB or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Inclusion on the Specialist Register or eligible for inclusion within 6 months of interview date
  • Full registration with the GMC
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree (MD/PhD)

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and to delegate responsibility and supervise staff.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a multi-disciplinary team and work sensitively within teams and across organisations
  • Involvement and evidence of implementation of service development and managing change in a healthcare setting
  • Leadership skills- ability to take responsibility, show leadership and make decisions
Desirable criteria
  • Computer and IT skills
  • Educational qualification or working towards.

Management Skills

Essential criteria
  • Awareness of NHS organisation and core values of NHS
  • Understanding of the management responsibilities of NHS consultants
  • Participation in a management training course

Knowledge and Research

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to CPD and requirements of clinical governance and audit
Desirable criteria
  • A proven track record in self- directed research
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Foy-Yamah
Job title
Head of Department
Email address
dr.foy-yamah@nhs.net
Telephone number
01253 300000
Additional information

Dr Foy-Yamah

Tel: 01253 300000 bleep 512

Email: venu.kollipara@nhs.net