Consultant Rheumatology

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust would like to invite applications for a full-time Consultant Rheumatologist. This is a replacement post to join the existing team of three full-time Consultant Rheumatologists, 1 Specialist Registrar (East Midlands deanery), 1 GP trainee/SHO grade, 1 Foundation Year one (shared 50% with Dermatology) & 4 Rheumatology Nurse Specialists (2 FTE).

The department is based at Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust and sees approximately 7,000 patients annually. This is split by approximately 1,500 new patients and 5,500 follow ups.

Applicants should be MB, ChB, MRCP (or equivalent), and preferably be on the GMC Specialist Register for Rheumatology or be eligible for entry within 6 months.

Applications from candidates interested in working flexibly or part-time are welcome. An ability to work independently, and more importantly as a team, whilst working calmly under pressure is essential.

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is an acute district hospital serving a population of 360,000 in North Northamptonshire. The central location allows 75% of the country to be reached within 2 hours by road and is within easy reach of 5 international airports. By rail, London is less than 1 hour and Kettering to Paris via Eurostar is 3 hours. The area offers everything from traditional market towns to charming villages and picturesque countryside and has excellent educational facilities, both state and public.

Trainees from the East Midlands Deanery rotate to Kettering as part of schemes for Foundation Year training, GP VTS, and Core Medical Training.

This job advert may close before the closing date if sufficient applications have been received. If interested, please apply for this post as soon as possible.


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