About this role

Applications are invited for a full-time, permanent position or a fixed term position. The successful candidate will join a friendly, enthusiastic and forward-thinking team.

The department of respiratory medicine has two full-time consultants. Appointment to this post will increase the total consultant time to 3.0 WTE. Each consultant is supported by a medical secretary. There is a very good complement of ten specialist respiratory nurses equivalent to seven WTE. They support both inpatient and outpatient services in a wide range of respiratory conditions including lung cancer, TB, COPD, asthma and sleep. The thoracic surgery support is provided by Bristol. Our clinical investigation department provides full lung function testing on-site and there is a well-equipped endoscopy suite where bronchoscopy sessions are conducted on a weekly basis.

You should be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights.

We would welcome hearing from applicants who are interested in any sub speciality of respiratory especially the development of the pleural service here at Yeovil Hospital or developing the Acute Respiratory Higher Care provision . This will be fully supported by the respiratory team and the Trust. Please state this clearly on your application form and CV.

For further job and person specification details, please  view this PDF.

About Yeovil District Hospital

We are a pioneering research active organisation and we are proud to be doing things differently; whether that be redefining the shape of the local health and care system through our innovative plans for integrated care, or developing new services such as our Frail Older Person’s Assessment Service and our Medically Fit for Discharge Ward.

As well as creating the future, we also know the importance of providing really good, safe, and caring services for our patients.  Our iCARE ethos sets out the principles which every member of our staff works to, ensuring good communication, attitude, respect and care for the hospital environment. Our patients tell us we’re getting this right, with our Friends and Family Test results consistently above 95 per cent (patients ‘extremely likely’ or ‘likely’ to recommend us to their friends and family).

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, you can do so here.
For more information about this role you can contact either:

Dr Claire Parker or Dr Phil Raines – Consultants in Respiratory Medicine
Telephone:  01935 384747

Closing date

The closing date for all applications is 25 August 2017.