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Consultant Acute Physician Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 07/08/2017
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Applications are invited for full time Acute Physician to join our current team. These posts offer an exciting career opportunity for clinicians with imagination, drive and commitment to work with the team to further develop Acute Medical services for the local population. We would be happy to support and facilitate special interests and professional development within the team and elsewhere within our specialty services.

The Acute Medical department has grown over the last two years and now provides a modern service including a 19 bed Acute Medical Unit (AMU), a joint medical and surgical Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU), and regular Acute Medicine Clinics in the out-patient department. The AMU has excellent in-reach services from many specialities and facilitates one-stop ward rounds and daily multi-disciplinary board rounds.

Furness General Hospital has recently been given the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary care in our local area. We have a strong focus upon team working and the development of excellent working relationships across all our departments. We believe that we provide a friendly, supportive and effective working environment.

The Trust has a keen interest and deep involvement in medical and dental education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire following the Liverpool undergraduate medical curriculum. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements.

Cross bay working with the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and links with Lancaster University are encouraged. Lancaster University has a rapidly developing medical school and academic opportunities are common.

You must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK

For further information or an informal visit please contact:
Dr Richard Lea, Clinical Lead emial: richard.lea@mbht.nhs.uk

Consultant – Dermatologist Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Across Morecambe Bay
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/08/2017
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Consultant Dermatologist or Trust Associate Specialist – Dermatology

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us at The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), in the historic city of Lancaster and close to the beautiful Lake District, with great educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

We can now offer the opportunity either a Consultant or Trust Associate Specialist to join our high-performing, experienced and innovative Dermatology team. This team provides exceptional out-patient care and you will be able to practice the breadth of skills associated with the specialty, including carrying-out minor excisions and operational procedures as well as conducting the whole range of skin cancer care, delivering phototherapy treatment services and provide Advice & Guidance to community based Primary Care colleagues. You will be involved in developing the way dermatology care is provided to our patients, maintaining our high quality patient-centred service.

We would consider developing special interest clinics to fit with a subspecialty interest. There is also the potential to design, develop and deliver a Private Patient service in Dermatology in this location.

There is no on-call associated with this post.

The Trust has a keen interest and deep involvement in medical and dental education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire following the Liverpool undergraduate medical curriculum. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements. Fifth year medical students from Lancaster Medical School spend two months on attachment to the department. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support the further development of Medicine in this area.

If you are a highly motivated Consultant Dermatologist or Trust Associate Specialist and have an appetite for innovation and driving change then we welcome your enquiry & application.

You will be required to demonstrate an appropriate level of experience along with a wider interest in Dermatology and be fully registered with a licence to practice with the General Medical Council and to hold, or be within 6-months of attaining certification from the General Medical Council, in this field (CCT).

A relevant training package will be available to support the appointment of an Associate Specialist. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust are keen to support enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, we offer excellent development and training support as well as a suitable bespoke relocation package and generous SPA allowance for the right candidate.

Interview expenses will be paid from the point on entry in the UK. Travel to and from he UK is at the candidates own expense.

We would encourage interested candidates to visit the department by arrangement.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Yaaseen Moosa, Clinical Lead: 01524 586165 (yaaseen.moossa@mbht.nhs.uk) or
Richard Vallely, Clinical Service Manager: 01524 516381 (richard.vallely@mbht.nhs.uk).

Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 pa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31/07/2017
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Applications are invited for a Consultant post based at Furness General Hospital. You will join an expanding department of 12 Consultants, 4 Associate specialists, and 1 FY2 doctor in ICU during hours. You will participate in a 1 in 7 on call-rota for ICU. All the post holders are expected to cover theatre sessions at Furness General Hospital and sometimes Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the department at a time we are going through significant service transformation change as the Trust expands their maternity facilities at Furness General Hospital.

Furness General Hospital is a pleasant, friendly hospital on the south coast of the Lake District. Westmorland General Hospital is located on the outskirts of the popular Lakeland town of Kendal. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust provides undergraduate medical training for Lancaster Medical School students, as well as academic/research links with Lancaster University.

Both hospitals are situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty, which offer superb outdoor and recreational activities close to the Lake District. There is access to the M6 motorway via A590 and a direct rail link to Manchester and its airport from both sites.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK

You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on the Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview

Informal discussions/visits are welcomed.

Consultant in Respiratory & General Medicine Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 to £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 06/08/2017
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Opportunities for Consultant Respiratory Physician

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join us at The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMB), in the historic city of Lancaster and close to the beautiful Lake District, with great educational opportunities for all ages including grammar schools and Universities, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond. There are ample opportunities for under-graduate and post-graduate teaching and research with Lancaster University Medical School.

We have a full lung function lab, CPAP, LTOT, endoscopy services on all sites and one-stop lung cancer clinics on all three sites. We are continually expanding and are committed to further improving Respiratory services for our patients with EBUS, thoracoscopy and community Respiratory Medicine.

We are seeking to recruit a new Consultant Respiratory Physician to join the team, which includes Senior Middle Grades, Junior Doctors and Advanced Nurse Practitioners on all acute sites.

You may have an opportunity to negotiate on-call commitments and job plans.

Consultant Respiratory Physicians must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview.

A bespoke relocation package, details on request. We are keen to promote flexible working opportunities wherever possible to support the needs of the service.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

Consultant Paediatrician Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow In Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 06/08/2017
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OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSULTANT PAEDIATRICIANS

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

You have probably heard of Morecambe Bay but do you know what we do and why the NHS Academy of Fabulous stuff have celebrated our improvements?

Aside from leading on transformational patient care with recognition through vanguard status, developing tele-medicine within our paediatric service, and changing care outside of hospital as part of our alternatives to admission programme, we are passionate about our vision

‘A great place to be cared for; A great place to work’

Why Paediatrics at Morecambe Bay?

– Investment of £11 million in a new maternity unit
– Financial support and commitment from us to enable you to undertake further studies
– Opportunities to work innovatively through advancements in care such as developments in tele-medicine
– Support to develop in a special interest such as neonatal, cardiology or respiratory

Our team is what makes the Trust a great place to work. Our strongly structured team means you will manage and supervise a group of engaged trainee doctors who repeatedly feedback positive experiences of their time in training at the Trust – just fewer than 90% of our FY1’s at Barrow have decided to stay with the Trust for their second year.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

If you would like to be part of an innovative service at a Trust which is now receiving much-deserved recognition, why not come and visit us? We will arrange your travel and accommodation.

Not only will you be working at a Trust recognised for its transformational work, but one which supports you through any development and education you wish to undertake.

The Lake District national park is outstandingly beautiful Lake District National Park – Home and we have a generous relocation package to support you should you need to move.

In working with us, you will be rewarded with an interesting and stimulating job, and also the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom. Come and join the team!

You must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

We look forward to meeting you
Come and make a #Freshstart with us

For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact:
Dr Ashutosh Kale
Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead
Furness General Hospital on 01229 491123

Consultant Ophthalmologist – Ophthalmology Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31/07/2017
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Consultant Ophthalmologist (10PA)

Would you like to be part of a Vanguard unit which is reviewing clinical pathways for healthcare of the future? Then this exciting opportunity could be what you are looking for by working as part of a dedicated team at Westmorland General Hospital delivering high quality ophthalmic care to the population of the Morecambe Bay Area.

The development of Better Care Together, a partnership approach between the Trust, Clinical Commissioning Groups and local health and care providers to review how patient services are delivered in the hospital and community. Together we have created a vision and strategic plan for the future.
The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBFT) comprise of three main hospital sites, Westmorland General in Kendal, Furness General in Barrow in Furness and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. The successful applicant will be based at Lancaster Royal Infirmary / Westmorland General Hospital.

The Lake District is quite probably the most beautiful region in England and not surprisingly the National Park is the most visited in the country. Holiday makers are attracted here by the stunning scenery, the wealth of leisure activities and the multitude of good places to eat and drink. But why holiday here when you could be living and working here?

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

The successful applicant will be contracted for 10 programmed activities per week and will include 2 theatre sessions and a minimum of 4 clinics as part of this job plan. There is an on call element to the role and this is currently 1/9 delivered Across Bay. The on call rota is currently under review.

Job plans for all Consultants are under review. This will be discussed with the successful applicant and will form part of their contract of employment.

The Department of Ophthalmology across the three main sites presently consists of 9 Consultants and 9 Associate Specialists.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

All applicants must hold full GMC with a licence to practice

Interview date: Wednesday, 9th August 2017

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity or visit the department then please contact:

Mr G Ozuzu, Clinical Lead, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
Tel: 01524 519472
E-mail gilbert.ozuzu@mbht.nhs.uk

Consultant in Emergency Medicine Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31/07/2017
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Would you like to be part of a team delivering high quality Emergency Care, and relocate to live in or near the Lake District or Yorkshire Dales National Parks? Our department has a workload to keep you interested and challenged, but still give you time to talk to your patients properly, and do the practical procedures that interest you as an Emergency Physician: for example procedural sedation with ketamine, or Bier’s block for Colles’ fracture. If Medical Education is your thing, then we do simulation training in the resuscitation room using tablets and screens to mimic real-life scenarios, and actively use video and other media to enhance the learning experience for our doctors and nurses. We are a Trauma Unit practicing ETC models of trauma care.

There are opportunities to get involved in education at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, and the Trust has a flexible approach and, can fund Masters’ level study in relevant areas. The University of Lancaster Medical School supports dedicated time in consultant job plans for teaching, and for formal roles within the University.

Other consultant interests in the department are Teaching, Simulation, Ultrasound, Critical Care and Medical Law. The department’s Clinical Lead Dr Colin Read has a flexible approach to keeping the consultant team fulfilled professionally, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Supporting Activity time can be worked flexibly in terms of where and when it is done.

If you would be interested in a dual post with another specialty this can be accommodated, as we are a forward-thinking department that appreciates that there is much benefit from having clinicians with experience from outside of ED, so that clinical strengths are shared and there is cross-over of skills.

As Emergency Departments become busier and busier, life outside of work is increasingly important to prevent burn-out. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are close by, and it is possible to live in these areas and work in Lancaster: if running, cycling and the outdoors are your thing, then this is one of the best places in the country to be based.

Lancaster schools are well known for their excellence and the City of Lancaster and the town of Kendal known for being ‘the gateway’ to the Lake District, offer excellent primary and secondary schools.
The department sees 53,000 new patients a year which, whilst still a busy unit, enables the opportunity to provide good quality care. The department is staffed with Consultants, SAS Doctors (24/7 middle grade rota in operation, with two MGs on nights) and juniors. In addition there is a strong nursing team including an evolving team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Associates.

These posts are available Full Time 10PA’s up to a maximum of 12PA’s, or Part Time. The consultant position attracts a Recruitment and Retention Premium of enhanced pay for out of hours PA’s (2 hours per PA for DCC).

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements. Fifth year medical students from Lancaster Medical School spend two months on attachment to the department. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support the further development of Emergency Medicine in this area.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay are keen to attract enthusiastic committed individuals and in return, will offer attractive relocation package and generous SPA allowance as part of the job plan for the right candidate.

The post is based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, which is in the attractive historic City of Lancaster; there is a vibrant cultural life, in part the result of being a University City. There are increasing academic links between the Trust and the University. Lancaster is near the Lake District National Park, an area well known nationally for outstanding beauty and outdoor pursuits.

Road and rail communications to the rest of England, Scotland and Wales are good. Manchester is one hour’s drive away and London two and a half hours by train. Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Lancaster Girls Grammar School contribute to the area’s academic excellence.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

You must either be on the GMC Specialist Register with a licence to practice in Emergency Medicine or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award (or equivalent) at the time of interview.

For further information please contact our Lead Clinician Dr Colin Read Tel: 07921545600 or email Colin.Read@mbht.nhs.uk. To hear the perspective of our newest consultant recruit, please speak to Dr Caroline Coapes Tel: 07879 637 481 to see what drew her to Lancaster.

For further information on dual role opportunities, links to Lancaster University for educational role opportunities, or a relocation package please contact Katy Stretch, Workforce Business Partner on 07760172039

Consultant Physician – Geriatric Medicine Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,001 - £102,456 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 06/08/2017
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Applications are invited for 3 full time Consultant Physicians with an Interest in Geriatric Medicine.

These are new posts created to enhance the current establishment of our Care of the Elderly team and to support the introduction of a new Acute Frail Elderly service. The expansion to our current service will ensure that all our frail elderly patients will receive Geriatric assessment and support when they access our services.

These posts are based at Furness General Hospital and are substantive appointment. Our hospital has recently been given the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary areas in our catchment area.You should have appropriate experience and interest in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and we would be happy to support and facilitate special interests and professional development within the team and elsewhere within our specialty services.

At Furness General Hospital, we have a strong focus upon team working and the development of excellent working relationships across all our departments. We believe that we provide a friendly, supportive and effective working environment.

Our hospitals have recently been rated as GOOD overall with our care being rated as OUTSTANDING by the CQC. Our hospital was also awarded the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary areas in our catchment area and offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the services of the future for older people.

The Trust has a keen interest and deep involvement in medical and dental education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire following the Liverpool undergraduate medical curriculum. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements.

Cross Bay working with the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and links with Lancaster University are encouraged. Lancaster University has a rapidly developing medical school and academic opportunities are common.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay are keen to attract enthusiastic committed individuals and in return, will offer an attractive relocation package of £30,000 and generous SPA allowance as part of the job plan for the right candidate.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK

Full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

LAS Junior Doctor Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Across Morecambe Bay
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £30,805 - £46,208
  • Type: Fixed term
  • Closing Date: 06/08/2017
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These full-time posts are an exciting opportunity for doctors to join our department in the provision of general medical services, rotating through four specialties and participating in a 1:12 rota.

The posts are based at Furness General Hospital & Royal Lancaster Infirmary which is one of the sites within University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust (UHMB). The Trust provides an extensive range of acute, emergency and continuing care to a population of 350,000 in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary is a modern District General Hospital located in the City of Lancaster. It serves the population of North Lancashire and the surrounding part of South Cumbria.

You will have the opportunity of working closely with senior colleagues to gain training and experience.

You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice

Consultant Rheumatologist Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Across Morecambe Bay
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 to £103,490 pro rata pa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23/08/2017
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Opportunities for Consultant Rheumatologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us at The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMB), in the historic city of Lancaster and close to the beautiful Lake District, with great educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

The Rheumatology service have started a programme of transformation within the last 12 months, with virtual clinics and patient initiated follow up being just two of the many initiatives. We are seeking a highly motivated Rheumatologist with an appetite for change to join the team and help us drive forward the changes required to ensure the speciality and Trust are viewed as “a great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

You must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice and be on the GMC Specialist Register in Rheumatology or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award within 6 months of interview.

A bespoke relocation package may be considered. We are keen to promote flexible working opportunities wherever possible to support the needs of the service. Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and operate a No Smoking Policy.

Interview Expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.