Doctors - Consultant Cardiologist

  • Job Type Unscheduled Care Group
  • Salary £76,761 - £103,490 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 27/09/2018
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC410
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Consultant Cardiologist to help develop the cardiology services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. There has recently been allocation from the Department of Health and Social Care of £312 million to improve the healthcare infrastructure within Shropshire. As part of this funding there are plans for major developments to the Cardiology Services available in the County. Accordingly we are open to candidates who offer a variety of skills that would support and advance our existing services. Bespoke assistance will be given to the successful candidate in the development of their interests as appropriate.

Candidates for this role must have GMC registration and is desirable that you have recent experience within the NHS.

The Department

You will be part of a team of nine Consultant Cardiologists serving a 560,000 population across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid-Wales. The post will have a cross County commitment, with sessions at both the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury. You will also be an active member of the General Cardiology service provided by the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and will have a 1:7 on call commitment for Cardiology. There is no General Medical commitment associated with this post.

Our Hospitals

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.


Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

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