Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


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Job overview

Are you interested in type 1 diabetes and technologies? Do you want to live in a beautiful city with excellent transport links to London which is on the door step of the New Forest National Park and a short trip from the coast? If the answer to these questions is yes then this is the job for you. We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a motivated, dynamic leader to join our Diabetes & Endocrine team at Salisbury Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The team at Salisbury Trust are looking for an enthusiastic individual to help us take our type 1 diabetes service into the future at this exciting time with so many new technologies available. This post is a replacement permanent post for a Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & GIM. There is also the opportunity to develop an interest in other areas of diabetes and endocrinology depending on interest and experience. We are flexible so please contact us to discuss any details prior to interview date.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join a dynamic team of consultants within the service but also as a wider member of the Medicine Division Consultant team. The duties will combine outpatient diabetes and endocrine clinics, as well as some ward based general medicine.

The holder of this post will be a Consultant with CCT in Diabetes and Endocrinology or within 6 months of achieving CCT.

About us

We are a well-established acute Trust with a track record of high performance and provide a broad range of services for the populations served by Wiltshire, Dorset and West Hampshire CCGS, alongside highly regarded specialist services with excellent clinical networks both locally and nationally. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4,000 staff. We offer excellent staff benefits including an onsite day nursery and holiday play scheme, an onsite staff club with 2 indoor heated swimming pools and a fully equipped gym. Situated in the south of Wiltshire, Salisbury is surrounded by beautiful countryside including Salisbury Plain and the New forest.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Audit and Research


  • Experience in, and commitment to clinical audit
  • Experience of hosting or recruiting patients to NIHR CRN portfolio research and understanding of GCP in Clinical Research
  • Ability to appraise research critically and apply research outcomes to clinical problems



  • Demonstration of an interest and commitment to teaching
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to trainees and others. Enthusiastic and ability to inspire others

Communication skills


  • Demonstrates clarity in written and spoken communication.
  • Always considers patients preferences when discussing treatment options

Management Experience


  • Ability to perform effectively as a member of a team, including a multidisciplinary team and to motivate and develop staff
  • Ability and willingness to work within the Trust and NHS performance targets
  • Ability to balance individual requirements against those of the department/Directorate
  • Commitment to active clinical governance and learning from errors

Experience/Clinical Skills


  • Evidence of wide experience and a high level of competence in diabetes and endocrinology
  • Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgement to problems: demonstrates clear, logical thinking/analytical approach
  • Knowledge and application of up to date evidence based practice

Qualifications and Specialist Training


  • Possession, or within 6 months of possession, of a CCT in diabetes, endocrinology and GIM leading to entry onto GMC Specialist Register
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust



Odstock Road




Employer's website

For help with your application, contact:

James Lawrence


Date posted

13 April 2021

Pay scheme

Hospital, medical and dental




£82,096 to £110,683 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations


Odstock Road




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