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Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 sessions
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Whitegate Drive Blackpool
£79,860 - £107,668 pa
17/11/2019 23:59

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. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


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.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

Blackpool Sexual Health Services is looking for a new consultant in GUM and HIV to join there established team of Medics/Nurses and administration staff.

This post will be based at the Sexual Health Department at Whitegate Drive Health Centre. The post is hosted by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The successful post holder will be expected to provide GUM and HIV clinical sessions from Blackpool Whitegate Drive and  from the Sexual Health Department based at the Royal Preston Hospital. (see indicative job plan)

The post holder must have a must hold full and specialist registration with a licence to practise with General Medical Council.

The service has an active educational programme and the post holder has an opportunity to participate in the education of medical students’.

Veteran AwareNo smoking policyDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverDisability confident committed

Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr John Sweeney - Consultant in GUM and HIV 01253 956850

Vicky Buddo - Head of Sexual Health Services 01253 956922