Online applications are invited for a full time post as a Locum Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease from August 20th. This post is fixed term for 6 months.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team of twelve congenital cardiologists in the highly rewarding specialty of congenital cardiology. The unit offers a supra-regional service for the management of adult congenital heart patients in the South of England and covers all relevant clinical sub-specialties including cardiac obstetric services, electrophysiology, devices, interventional catheter based procedures and a full ACHD surgical program. The postholder will work with the existing Southampton and Oxford consultants to deliver the regional service. In addition to doing Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinics at University Hospital Southampton, the appointee will also be expected to travel to regional district hospitals to do outreach clinics.
The successful applicant should possess Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health or equivalent post graduate qualification and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK.
Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to the application.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Unit and meet the Congenital Team by contacting, Dr Aisling Carroll, Tel: 023 8120 5942.
Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.
Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)
Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
We’ve worked hard as a Trust to improve the efficiency of our services and as a result, we are currently in financial surplus. We are one of England's largest acute teaching trusts and have recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked;
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.
The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
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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Dr Tony Salmon, Tel: 023 8120 6724, Dr Lindsay Smith, Tel: 023 8120 6055
Dr Elizabeth Orchard: Tel: 01865-223382 for further details of the post.