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Fixed Term Consultant Rheumatologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
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Southmead Hospital and satelite clinics
£77,913 - £105,042
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Fixed Term Consultant in Rheumatology

(Full Time – Mat Leave Cover 6 Months)

Ref – 339-MPJMG536

North Bristol NHS Trust is looking for a full time Fixed Term Consultant Rheumatologist for 6 Months. The role will primarily be based at our main base at Southmead Hospital; sessions are also planned at satellite sites, which include Cossham Hospital and Yate Health Centre. The role commences on 01st April 2019. You will be required to run out-patient clinics, cover ward referrals and take part in the weekend on-call rota. The post is for 10 PAs (+1% on-call supplement).

You will be working alongside seven Consultant Rheumatologists, medical specialty trainees and our team of rheumatology allied health professionals. We offer general rheumatology services as well as specialist services for people with osteoporosis, connective tissue diseases and vasculitis, ankylosing spondylitis and transition clinics. The Trust provides a wide range of services to a population of more than 500,000 people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

To apply for this role you will need:

  • Full GMC Registration – with specialist registration or within 6 months of CCT date
  • Recent UK experience or equivalent
  • To be able to travel to locations above

If you are shortlisted, we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore, it is important that you check your online account regularly.

For further information and to discuss the post, contact:

Dr Harsha Gunawardena (Consultant in Rheumatology, Autoimmune CTD & Vasculitis): Please contact his secretary Pamela Stone – 0117 414 2851.

Closing date: 18.02.2019

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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 Harsha Gunawardena (Consultant in Rheumatology, Autoimmune CTD & Vasculitis and Clinical Lead)

Please contact his secretary Pamela Stone – 0117 414 2851 or email:

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