Job summary

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and cheerful Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant to join their multidisciplinary team. The Homerton Hospital has an excellent reputation on social media with junior doctors attracting the highest calibre of trainee, and high-quality consultants.

This recruitment is part of the Trust’s planned expansion of the department. We are looking for forward-thinking individuals to help us continue to deliver a high standard service and develop it further. The role initially comprises of 10 programmed activities (PAs) consisting of outpatient duties. The postholder will be involved in the development of the service, and as a result their job plan, over time.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will provide specialist expertise in Endocrinology and Diabetes.

On taking up the post this consultant will take part in 5 or 6 outpatient clinics each week. Most clinic templates generally consist of 2 new patients and 8 followups. The trust sees the role developing over time to suit the special interests of the successful candidate.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard’s Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list

Date posted

03 January 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£88,364 to £119,133 a year Per Annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

293-Consultant-261

Job locations

Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton Row, London, E9 6SR

London

E9 6SR

Job description

Job responsibilities

A detailed job description is included in the attached documents.

Informal visits in advance of interviews are encouraged.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A detailed job description is included in the attached documents.

Informal visits in advance of interviews are encouraged.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • On GMC’s specialist register for Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine or a Specialist Registrar who is within 6 months of being admitted to the GMC’s specialist register by date of interview
  • MRCP (or equivalent)

Desirable

  • Higher degree relevant to Endocrinology, diabetes or General internal medicine

Relevant experience in speciality

Essential

  • Clinical training and extensive experience in Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Clinical training and extensive experience in General internal medicine

Leadership and professionalism

Essential

  • Ability to take responsibility, lead, make decisions and respond appropriately to service need

Desirable

  • Familiar with current structure of the health service and conversant with recent initiatives and changes

Teaching & training

Essential

  • Experience of undergraduate and post-graduate teaching

Desirable

  • Experience of educational supervision, teaching skills course/ qualification
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • On GMC’s specialist register for Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine or a Specialist Registrar who is within 6 months of being admitted to the GMC’s specialist register by date of interview
  • MRCP (or equivalent)

Desirable

  • Higher degree relevant to Endocrinology, diabetes or General internal medicine

Relevant experience in speciality

Essential

  • Clinical training and extensive experience in Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Clinical training and extensive experience in General internal medicine

Leadership and professionalism

Essential

  • Ability to take responsibility, lead, make decisions and respond appropriately to service need

Desirable

  • Familiar with current structure of the health service and conversant with recent initiatives and changes

Teaching & training

Essential

  • Experience of undergraduate and post-graduate teaching

Desirable

  • Experience of educational supervision, teaching skills course/ qualification

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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