14 Sep

Consultant Occupational Physician Jobs Vacancy at East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust Canterbury

Position
Consultant Occupational Physician
Company
East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust
Location
Canterbury ENG
Opening
14 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust Canterbury urgently required following position for Consultant Occupational Physician. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Consultant Occupational Physician Jobs Vacancy at East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust Canterbury Jobs Details:

East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust is rated as “Good” by the CQC and continues its improvement journey towards “Excellent”. Our strategy is to become the NHS employer of choice through attracting, retaining, engaging and developing our people through a career path here at East Kent Hospitals. Our vision is to deliver great healthcare’ by having high performing staff, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time and we recognise the invaluable role of our Occupational health and wellbeing service in supporting those staff.

A vacancy has arisen for a Consultant Occupational Health Physician to work within our team and become part of partnership opportunities for Kent Wide working and the development of new business. The post is based at the Kent and Canterbury hospital in the historic city of Canterbury set in the garden of England. It will involve cross site travel to our other sites at Margate and Ashford. This job role offers a great opportunity for a leadership role to influence strategy and service development, as well as providing clinical and operational leadership as part of our senior leadership team.

The multi-disciplinary department is committed to achieving and sustaining high quality services, and has been SEQOHS accredited since 2013. It is innovative in developing the service delivery model, and dedicated to staff training and development. Records, both clinical and administrative, have been fully computerised since 2012.The post offers excellent experience in providing occupational health & wellbeing services to NHS staff, and external clients including educational, local authority and small & medium sized enterprises.

The successful applicant/s will have up to date knowledge of best practice in occupational medicine and health and safety legislation, promote the highest clinical standards, be involved with design and delivery of health promotion programmes and provide advice on reducing risks at work that lead to ill-health, absence and accidents. Providing a lead in teaching and clinical supervision is required and there will be the opportunity to develop research interests. You will be expected to participate in continuing professional development. Study leave and facilities to enable you to do this, up to the standard required by the Royal College of Physicians, will be provided.

Applicants should have established skills in Occupational Medicine and should possess MFOM/FFOM (or equivalent) and be included on the Specialist Register.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

For more information and/ or to arrange an informal visit please contact Lorraine Crawley, General Manager Occupational Health on 01227 868707 or via lorrainecrawley@nhs.net

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles within East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

We will close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications. This can happen quickly and may be before the advertised closing date, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

We only accept online applications for our vacancies. If you have difficulties with this, please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who will be happy to help you.

For further information about the Trust, please visit our website under "further links".

Most positions with the Trust require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship will be considered alongside all other applications providing the post and your application meets the UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage all employees to consider other travel options, like car sharing or public transport. For information about parking and/or how to get to any of the Trust sites, please visit our website.

We positively promote flexible working practices, and to ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

We care about the health and well-being of our staff and patients. Therefore, we operate a no-smoking policy and smoking is strictly forbidden on all of its sites and grounds.

We offer a variety of benefits for employees including discounts at a range of national shops, local offers and buying and selling annual leave. We also offer a Relocation Policy for any eligible candidates.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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