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Locum Consultant Cardiologist with GIM


Main area
Fixed Term - 6
Full Time 40 hours per week
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Southport, PR8 6PN
£77,913 - £105,042 pa
11/03/2019 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 Consultant Cardiologist

Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust


Fixed Term - 6 Months

Full-Time - 10 PAs per week plus 1.5 PAs on-call


£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.

Outpatient clinics are delivered at Southport District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The service has close links with Community Heart Failure teams across Southport and Formby and West Lancashire and regular MDTs are held.

This post will be required to deliver inpatient cardiology support at Southport District General Hospital (18 inpatient beds in addition to 4 Coronary Care beds).

The successful candidate can play a leading role in shaping the future of cardiology and improving further on care provided to our patients.

The postholder will hold MB ChB or evidence of equivalent qualification and have full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC), (or will be eligible for registration within six months of interview).

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development. The Trust is happy to reimburse any costs associated with relocation.

Date Advertised: 11/02/2019

Date Advert Closes: 11/03/2019

Date Shortlisting to commence: 12/03/2019

Date of Interviews: TBC

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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

Dr Ashar Ahmed, Clinical Director (01704) 547471

Dr David Snow, Associate Medical Director (01704) 547471

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