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  • Advert number: 346943-0
  • Posted Date: 16/12/13
  • Closing Date: 06/01/14

Applications are invited for this full time, substantive (ten Programmed Activities) post for a Consultant in HIV and Sexual Health, which will be mainly based at the HIV (Alexis) Clinic at University Hospital Lewisham (UHL). The HIV Service at UHL has recently merged with the HIV/Sexual Health Service in Greenwich, and the postholder will be expected to work across this wider service.
 The post has been created to handle the increasing HIV Clinical workload at UHL. The postholder will have specific responsibility for Antenatal HIV Services and continue the development of Sexual Health and Contraception Services within the Department. They will attend to Unscheduled Emergency Attendees and provide cover for inpatients as required, and be part of the HIV on-call rota. They will enhance service development by developing Nurse-led Services, conducting and co-ordinating the Audit and Teaching Programme within the Department. The appointee will join one other Consultant in the Department of HIV and Sexual Health.
 The successful applicant will hold a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Genitourinary Medicine, or be included on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register. Those within six months of obtaining their CCT may also apply. They will have wide experience in managing HIV within the outpatient and inpatient settings as well as good experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health. The applicant will also demonstrate Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching experience
 Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was established in October 2013, following the integration of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust, and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. The Trust provides a comprehensive portfolio of high quality Acute Healthcare Services to a critical mass of more than c.526,000 people living across the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and North Bexley, together with a broad portfolio of Community Services, primarily, but not exclusively, for those living in Lewisham. We are responsible for NHS Services at University Hospital Lewisham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, and in a number of community settings throughout Lewisham. In addition, we provide some services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. The Trust employs more than 6,000 staff on both the Hospital and Community sites, which makes us one of the biggest employers in South East London.
 Please apply by completing an online application using the following link
 Please attach a copy of your recent curriculum vitae to support your application, ensuring that you include the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you are not on the Specialist Register please also enclose evidence/confirmation that you will be on the Specialist Register or have a CCT within six months of interview date.
 Interested candidates should contact Dr Charles Mazhude, Consultant Physician, telephone: 020 8333 3000 ext. 6861 or by email at: You may also telephone the Medical Personnel Department, on: 020 8333 3246. Additional documents can also be downloaded by visiting: Closing date: 6th January 2014. Interview date: 27th February 2014. (To be confirmed.)
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