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Doctors - Consultant Acute Physician

  • Department Acute
  • Salary £79,860 - £107,668 (based on 10pa)
  • Closing Date 16/04/2020
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223 - MC426F
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 hours
  • Contact Dr Ian Tanswell, Consultant Physician
  • Email
  • Telephone 01952 641222 ext 4088/4849


We are seeking to appoint 2 full time Acute/General Physicians to join our current team of seven Acute Physicians across both hospital sites. The successful candidates will help us to continue to develop acute medical services within the Trust which includes responsibility for not only the acute medical units but also ambulatory emergency care and a short stay ward. These are 10 PA posts with 7.5 DCC and 2.5 SPAs which includes a requirement to join the out of hours general medical on-call rota.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to have a central role in the development of Acute Medical Services whilst living in a beautiful part of the Country.

You must possess full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to Practice and have completed Higher Training and be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview, CESR or European Community Rights.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust serve the total population of Shropshire and Powys, which numbers approximately 600,000. This appointment is integral to the Trust’s and Local Health Economy’s plans to rapidly develop a better quality and sustainable Acute Medical Service.

The Trust has Associate Teaching School status and has Medical Students attending from Keele University. A commitment to education and training will be an advantage.

The Trust is proud to have been selected through a highly competitive national process to partner with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, widely regarded as one of the safest Hospitals in the World. This partnership will see Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working together with colleagues from Virginia Mason and across the Country to transform Healthcare at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and share our learning across the Country.

Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast.  Housing standards are high in the county both in town and country with good local state and private schools.  The M54 motorway provides quick access to the national motorway network.

Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Ian Tanswell, Consultant Physician, 01952 641222 ext 4088/4849

Dr Arne Rose, Medical Director on 01743261000 ext 2250

Juliet Eveson HR Business Partner 01952 641222 ext 4578

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In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.
Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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