Consultant in General and Respiratory Medicine with Relocation Assistance Package


26 Jul 2021 Permanent



The Position

Principal Job Purpose

To provide, in conjunction with consultant colleagues, the Trust’s Respiratory Service.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop any particular interest she or he has and a timetable will be agreed in advance, to reflect the particular interests of the applicant, the specialist interests of the existing Consultants, and the needs of the Trust.

This job description may change in the future to take account of further changes in light of Service Development and the consultant contract.

Other Duties: Flexible Commitments

The remainder of the appointee’s professional time will be deployed flexibly on other clinical duties, administration, teaching, research, clinical audit and continuing medical education. The Trust supports the requirements for continuing professional development as laid down by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

Out of Hours Responsibilities including on-call commitments

The Consultant will participate in the Consultant on-call rota, which attracts an availability supplement. Medical admissions to the unit range from 15 to 25 in a 24 hour period. The on-call consultant is supported by the medical registrar, GP trainee and advanced clinical practitioners / physician associates.

On-call support from cardiology (for PCI, pacing and emergencies), renal (for renal replacement emergencies) and intensive care consultants is available 24hours per day 7 days per week. A stroke consultant is on-call via tele-medicine for stroke thrombolysis. There is an endoscopist on-call for emergencies including upper gastro-intestinal bleeds.

The Location

North West England 

Essential Criteria

Successful applicants must have full registration with the GMC.

Please note: You must be on the Specialist Register in order to be eligible for appointment to this level of post,

The Package

£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 may be available for successful applicants moving to the region.

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