- Acute Medicine
- NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- 6 months fixed term pending appointment to permanent posts
- 10 PAs
- £77,913 - £105,042 per annum
- 04/03/2019 23:59
Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.
We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.
The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.
We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.
Locum Acute Physician
6 Month Fixed Term
£77,913 - £105,042
Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.
Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.
The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.
Acute Medicine at Southport is one of the region’s fastest expanding Acute Medical Units with a number of Acute Physicians having complementary sub-specialty interests. The Acute team has responsibility for the running of the Emergency Assessment Unit (22 beds), the purpose built Ambulatory Care Unit (including 'hot' clinics), and the management of 14 beds on the Short Stay Unit.
A successful business case has approved creating 5 additional consultant posts to join our dynamic and forward thinking team. The clinical team are supported by Nurse Consultants, junior medics, and is currently in the process of expanding with ANPs and nursing support team.
All clinical sessions will be worked on the Southport District General Hospital site. The Trust has been able to support candidates with a sub-specialty interest (including Rheumatology, Frailty and Diabetes).
Advert open: 04/02/2019
Advert closes: 04/03/2019
Shortlisting begins: 05/03/2019
Interviews held: TBC
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
Dr D Snow - Associate Medical Director, Medicine, Tel 01704 704123
Dr A Ahmed - Clinical Director Medicine/ Acute Physician, Tel 01704 704159
Dr H Gibson - Clinical Lead Acute Medicine Tel 01704 704159
If you have problems applying, contact