Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Acute Medicine

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
London (Greater)
Competitive salary
08 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Acute Medicine/Infectious DiseasesGrade NHS Medical & Dental: ConsultantContract PermanentHours Full Time - 10 PA's per weekJob ref 337-MS-0349YS Site Northwick Park HospitalTown LondonSalary £77,913 to £105,042 Per AnnumClosing 15/12/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Post/peri CCT applications are welcome for this exciting substantive consultant post in Infectious Diseases (75%) and Acute Medicine (25%) at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals.

London North West University Healthcare has one of the largest ID units in the UK, based at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals. Due to the size and diversity of the local population and proximity to Heathrow, the trust is the busiest TB unit in the UK, a regional referral centre for MDR TB and Imported infections, the North Outer West London site for HIV inpatient care and a treatment centre for viral hepatitis and has a highly successful ambulatory ID service including OPAT.

This post would join a consultant team with diverse interests and expertise sharing in both inpatient and outpatient care including a choice of speciality clinics (HIV, Tuberculosis, ambulatory ID, viral hepatitis, clinical research). The post holder would join the cross site on call ID rota with the Ealing team, contribute to our highly rated undergraduate and postgraduate training as an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for Imperial College and will have the opportunity to lead our clinical research programme.

This appointment will also add to the current team of five acute medicine consultants, nine acute/specialty consultants and twenty-nine specialty medical consultants who together are responsible for providing the acute medicine service at Northwick Park Hospital. Between us we provide two on-call teams each 24 hours, along with separate teams to cover Short Stay and our award-winning Emergency Ambulatory Care Unit.

While this post is funded for 10PAs we would also like to encourage applicants who are interested in job sharing or other flexible solutions.

Interviews: 8th February 2019

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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