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  • Advert number: 306358-0
  • Posted Date: 25/06/12
  • Closing Date: 28/07/12

Wansbeck General Hospital
Reference: 319-12-349JB
Business Unit: Medicine and Emergency Care
Salary: £74,504-£100,446 per annum
Hours: Full time and part time hours considered
Contract type: Permanent
Reference: 319-12-349JB
Applications are invited for this post to build upon the existing complement of Rheumatologists within the Trust. The successful candidate will join a team of Physicians across Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust has a consistent record of developing innovative, high quality services while delivering highly rated teaching and training. Subspecialist skills to complement our current services will be welcomed.
 The essential requirements for this post are: Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required to gain entry to the UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). Clinical experience in Rheumatology. Full accreditation with the appropriate Royal College. To be eligible for consideration for a Consultant appointment by an Appointments Committee, candidates must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council’s (GMC) Specialist Register. Specialist Registrars may apply if within six months of achieving the CCT at date of interview; The appointee will be required to maintain full GMC registration and revalidation and should follow the GMC’s Code of Good Medical Practice. MBBS Certificate.
 In order for your application to be successfully processed, we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately, giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous Line Manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed. The post will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure.
 The post will be based at Wansbeck General Hospital but the postholder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust. Recruitment for this post will be via an Assessment Centre over two days.
 Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the highest standards of recruitment to ensure we attract and employ the very best of candidates. To meet this standard, we have developed a detailed and thorough selection event for our shortlisted candidates.
 The recruitment process for the vacancy you have applied for is based upon the following key elements: A competency based recruitment interview; The completion of two behavioural/thinking style Psychometric tests which will be validated as part of the recruitment interview; A Clinical Assessment which will be validated with you at the recruitment interview; An opportunity for you to meet the team and visit the Department.
 The post is subject to the Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service.
 You can apply online by visiting: and search for the vacancy using the relevant reference number. If you have any queries regarding your online application, please contact the Human Resources Department, telephone: 0191 203 1416/1412.
 Closing date: 28th July 2012. Reference: 319-12-349JB. We firmly believe in equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community wishing to work in a smoke free environment.