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Trust Doctor (ST3+) - Respiratory Medicine

Specialist Trainee

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Grade
Specialist Trainee
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
356-19-2066813
Site
HRI and CHH
Town
Hull
Salary
£48,075
Closing
04/12/2019 23:59

This post is vacant from 5th December 2019 until 5th August 2020

Applicants are invited to apply for a post based at both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. The role will be within Respiratory Medicine and will join 6 other respiratory registrars. Duties will involve covering respiratory wards, seeing referrals from other specialities, lung function reporting and bronchoscopy. You will also cover respiratory clinics. The post may involve a secondment period in intensive care.

Applicants must have achieved level of competency at ST3 equivalent in order to undertake a middle grade role. The post-holder will be required to supervise junior doctors within Acute Medicine. MRCP Part 1 (UK) or equivalent/MRCP Part 2 (written) desirable Successful candidates will be allocated an educational supervisor to help guide their career aspirations, access to study leave and training funds, and access to an e-portfolio.

The two hospitals in the Trust are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and serve a population of more than one million for certain services such as Radiotherapy, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Renal Dialysis. All acute orthopaedic and trauma admissions go to Hull Royal Infirmary, which is a designated Major Trauma Centre; Castle Hill Hospital is the elective site.

The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has an annual budget of circa £481 million, employs over 8,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.2 million. The Hospital is a Teaching Hospital linked to Hull York Medical School

The Trust has been the base for the Postgraduate Medical School since 1994 with extensive opportunity for research. It accepted its first intake of undergraduate medical students into the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in September 2003. Post-holders would be encouraged to use the facilities on offer to improve their portfolios with a view to applying for a training post.

Candidates should have achieved F1 competencies or equivalent certification. ALS certification is desirable, but training will be available if required. Candidates should have a licence to practice from the General Medical Council. It is desirable that applicants have some experience of working in the UK but previous applicants have used this as their first UK post. Communication skills (in English) are an essential part of the job.

 The Trust is situated in an area of the country where the cost of living is very reasonable. It has excellent access to other parts of the UK and overseas, including quiet roads, direct rail links to London (2 ½ hours), Manchester (2 hours), ferry services to the continent, and flights to the international hub of Schiphol from Humberside airport.

Hull has been selected as the UK City of Culture 2017 and is undergoing a massive transformation with many exciting events happening and planned. It is a thriving university city with excellent shopping and leisure facilities including concert halls, theatres and the largest aquarium in Europe. It is surrounded by attractive villages and countryside with the Minster town of Beverley only 8 miles from HRI and 4 miles from CHH. It is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Moors and Dales and the East Coast.

Please note this post will include out of hours on call commitments and will attract enhancement payments as per 2016 T&C.

As a Trust Doctor working with Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, you will be entitled to receive the following:

  • A named Educational Supervisor
  • Access to an e-portfolio
  • An assigned Appraiser and access to Multi-Source Feedback 360° (if required) and an Appraisal System
  • 10 Study Leave days per annum
  • £500 of Study Leave allowance per annum

This job would be particularly suitable for doctors wishing to progress towards an FY2 training post. The department has an excellent record of previous trust doctor post-holders successfully doing so. This post is available for 12 months initially from 2nd August 2018.

The 2 main hospitals in the Trust, Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital serve an extended population 1.2 million. The Trust is a Cancer Centre and also a tertiary referral centre for a population of more than one million for certain services such as Radiotherapy, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Renal Dialysis.

The Trust has been the base for the Postgraduate Medical School since 1994 with extensive opportunity for research. It accepted its first intake of undergraduate medical students into the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in September 2003.

Hull is a thriving university city with excellent shopping and leisure facilities including concert halls, theatres and the largest aquarium in Europe. It is surrounded by attractive villages and countryside with the Minster town of Beverley only 8 miles from HRI and 4 miles from CHH. It is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Moors and Dales and the East Coast. It has excellent road and rail links with the rest of Britain, as well as ferry and air links to Europe.

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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 Sega Pathmanathan or Dr Anoop Prakash, Consultant Physicians in Respiratory Medicine on 01482 875875.