24 Sep

Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton

Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton urgently required following position for Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease. 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.

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Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton Jobs Details:

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Adult Congenital Cardiology Grade
Consultant Contract
Permanent Hours
10 PA's Job ref

Southampton General Hospital Town
Southampton Salary
£76,761 - £103,490 pa Closing
04/10/2017 23:59



FULL TIME Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Applications are invited for a consultant post on the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Team at University Hospital Southampton.

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. This is a replacement post where 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.

Informal enquiries are also welcome by contacting - Dr. Tony Salmon, Tel: 023 8120 6724, Dr Samantha Fitzsimmons, Tel: 023 8120 6055, Dr Lindsay Smith, Tel: 023 8120 6055 or Dr Elizabeth Orchard: Tel: 01865-223382 for further details of the post.

All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.

Job Reference: MT679 - This vacancy closes on or before – 4th October 2017

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

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Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited. UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients' ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

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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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