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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine posted by Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

Job Reference: 438-MS2305

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Emergency Medicine

Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

£39,060 to £72,840 per an

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We are looking to recruit dynamic and focused applicants to the exciting post of Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine. Several posts are available and will be based predominantly on the Chorley and South Ribble Hospital site, with some shifts at the Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department which is the Major Trauma Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is renowned for our teaching, training and support with modern educational facilities and simulation suites. Within the department there is a current FCEM examiner as well as consultants with special interests such as simulation or ultrasound. There will be a designated Consultant supervisor for the duration of the rotation.

The post of Specialty Doctor is full time (although applications from part-time candidates are welcome) and full participation in the 1:6 shift pattern rota with your middle-grade colleagues is required. All shifts are full shifts on site and there is no on-call cover. The appointee will be joining our team of 17 (13 whole time equivalent) Consultants, 14 Middle Grades, 21 Junior Doctors (F2-ST2 grades) and 3 FY1 doctors who work across the 2 sites at Preston and Chorley.

You will have completed at least four years' full time postgraduate training or part-time/flexible equivalent, at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty, or as a fixed term specialty trainee, or you will be able to demonstrate equivalent training and competencies from your previous employment.

We are offering a Recruitment and Retention Premia with this post and in addition those wishing to relocate to the area a relocation package is also available.Full job description including details of the post available is attached.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Graham Ellis, Consultant and Directorate Training Lead in Emergency Medicine - telephone Apply Now >>, email Apply Now >>

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.


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 Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

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Job Type:
Fixed term (3 years)

Working pattern:
Full time, 10+2 PA's

Pay Scheme:
Hospital Medical and Dental Staff

Pay Band:
Specialty Doctor

Staff Group:
Medical & Dental

Emergency Medicine

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Dr Graham Ellis, Consultant and Directorate Training Lead in Emergency Medicine

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Additional documentation

* DBS (Disclosure and Barring) Code of Practice
* Guidance notes for applicants - pre employment checks 2017
* NHS Constitution Handbook
* Patient Experience & Involvement Strategy Apply Now >>
* Trust Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders Jan 2013
* Trust Values

Further links

* Health Academy page
* Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Job Facebook page
* Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Job Twitter
* Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust website
* LTHTR Social Club
* Medical Staffing recruitment video
* Medicine Division brochure
* NHS Values and Pledges - Constitution
* Trust board information
* Trust wide video

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