Consultant Diabetes and Endocrinology
Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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The two posts are for Consultants in Diabetes and Endocrinology. They are whole-time posts offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated medics to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding team delivering multidisciplinary acute care in Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.
Applicants are required to hold Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK or equivalent qualifications), to be fully registered with the General Medical Council, and to be on the Specialist Register or due to obtain their CCT within six months of the date of interview.
Main duties of the job
These new posts will help develop the diabetes and endocrine services at the trust, alongside this recently expanded team. Diabetes and Endocrinology outpatient clinics are a key part of these roles. The posts also support the General medical on-call rota and ward cover.
The successful applicants will participate in a ward-rota which will ensure the ward (9A) has consultant input Monday to Friday. During this week the "On-Ward" consultant would also undertake outpatient clinics, which would usually be New Patient clinics. The retention of one specialty clinic during that week is possible. The GIM/ Diabetes ward (9A) is on the Southport site and has 14 General Medical Beds. The ward has a varied case mix, including patients admitted for Endocrinology and Diabetes related problems. The remaining "off-ward" weeks would focus on delivery of specialty outpatient clinics.
The Secretary of State has approved the partnership between St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals and Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals.
From 1st July we have come together as a single organisation under the name Mersey & West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
The Trust delivers acute hospital care, intermediate care, community, and primary care services to a population of over 600,000 people with a combined workforce of around 9000 dedicated and skilled staff from 17 locations including Whiston, Southport & Formby, St Helens, Ormskirk and Newton hospitals.
The Trust provides regional services for burns, plastic surgery and spinal injuries to more than 4 million people across Mersey and West Lancashire, Cheshire, the Isle of Man and North Wales.
Our Vision is to deliver 5 Star Patient Care:
- CAREthat is evidence based, high quality and compassionate
- SAFETY that is of the highest standards
- COMMUNICATION that is open, inclusive and respectful
- SYSTEMS that are efficient, patient centred and reliable
- PATHWAYS that are best practice and embedded, but also respect the individual needs of patients
Our achievements include:
- Trust rated Outstanding by CQC Inspection August 2018
- Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers & Health Service Journal)
- Awarded National Preceptorship Accreditation (2023) for our Nursing & AHP Preceptorship Programme
Please see our Wellbeing & Benefits booklet for more information on our staff benefits.
For a full list of duties and responsibilities, please ensure you have read through the attached Job Description and Person Specification before submitting your application.
Advertising date: 1st December 2023
Closing date: 1st January 2024
Shortlisting date: 2nd January 2024
Interview date: 16th February 2024
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