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  • Advert number: 303692-0
  • Posted Date: 24/05/12
  • Closing Date: 27/06/12


Directorate of Emergency Care/Acute Medicine and Communicable Diseases
Northern General Hospital


with subspecialty interest in Infectious Diseases

Reference: NGH/12/26

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Acute Medicine with a subspecialty interest in Infectious Diseases. The successful applicant will join a team of Consultants providing clinical leadership and supervision to junior medical staff in Acute Medicine, ensuring that all patients receive high quality care in a timely fashion. This post has a potential for a suitably qualified candidate to provide specialist cover to the Infectious Diseases Team. The appointee will be expected to take part in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching and training, and ensure the effective delivery of the specialty specific medical take working as a conductor of a highly performing orchestra. These are exciting times for the development of Acute Medicine in Sheffield. The successful candidate will join 5.6 whole time equivalent Consultants in Acute Medicine in continuing to deliver a vision for the people of Sheffield. This post offers the chance to join a highly successful Foundation Trust, recently voted Hospital of the Year (North) for the third time in five years. The successful candidate must have completed Specialist Training and be entered on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (GMC), or have a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) date in Acute Medicine or General Internal Medicine within six months of the date of interview. Applicants with a CCT date in General Internal Medicine should have a minimum of 12 months’ recent experience in Acute Medicine. A clear interest and experience of Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) working and management is essential. You will also be required to hold a valid licence to practise in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16th November 2009. For further information please visit: and click on the Registration and Licensing link. Applications from those unable, for personal reasons, to work on a whole time basis or job share basis will be considered. Non-UK/EEA applicants should ensure they are aware of the recent changes to the Immigration rules. For further information on how this may affect your application, visit: or contact the UK Border Agency by telephone on: 0870 606 7766 or by email:

Informal visits are encouraged, and should be arranged through Dr Alan Fletcher, Clinical Lead in Acute Medicine, Northern General Hospital, telephone: 0114 271 5769. This post will be offered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Service (England) for the new Consultant Contract.

To download an application pack, please see our advertisement on: Applicants are requested to return one copy of all forms in hard copy, not by email, to the Medical Personnel Department, Ground Floor, Clock Tower Building, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU. Applicants experiencing problems downloading the application pack, please send in an A5 self addressed envelope to the address above quoting reference NGH/12/26. For enquiries only, please telephone: 0114 226 6883 (during office hours).

Closing date: 27th June 2012. Interview date: Weeks commencing 16th/23rd July 2012.

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Associated documents

  • 68837.DOC - 303692-0 Eq Ops Mon Form_COPY
  • 68836.DOC - 303692-0 App Form 7 page_COPY
  • 68835.DOC - 303692-0 Advert - Consultant in Acute Medicine
  • 68840.DOC - 303692-0 Person Spec - Consultant in Acute Medicine
  • 68839.DOC - 303692-0 Job Description - Consultant in Acute medicine
  • 68834.PDF - 303692-0 Appendix 1_COPY
  • 68841.DOC - 303692-0 Profile-Mar12
  • 68838.DOC - 303692-0 Immigration Form Appendix 2_COPY