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10 PAs per week
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University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
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£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
03/04/2018 23:59
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Consultant in Rheumatology and Acute Medicine

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

An opportunity has arisen for a consultant to work with an expanding Rheumatology department and our Acute Medicine group, covering a 50:50 role across the week.

The successful candidate will be required to work with colleagues to develop and deliver Rheumatology and Acute Internal Medicine within University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

They will provide a consultation and advisory service to other clinical colleagues in other specialties within the Trust and Primary Care and participate in the further developments to Rheumatology and also to Ambulatory Care pathways in Acute Internal Medicine.

As part of the role the post holder will lead and manage the team through adaptable, visible and modest leadership to ensure a committed approach is achieved whilst ensuring the best possible patient care.


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.


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If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Kaushik Chaudhuri - Clinical Lead for Rheumatology
Helen Pickard - Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine