Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Locum Consultant


Main area
Emergency Medicine
Fixed Term
10 PA's
Job ref
University Hospital Lewisham
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
24/01/2019 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was formed on 1st October 2013, following the merger of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich. The Trust is seeking to appoint a part time Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine based at University Hospital Lewisham (UHL) site. This appointment is pending substantive appointment and represents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic ED team within a new organisation and as such be involved in the development of this vibrant emergency department and innovative Trust.

At Lewisham Hospital we see around 120,000 emergency patients a year with a diverse range of pathology and trauma. As a Trust we are a committed, multi-professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services as one organisation.

We offer medical, surgical and emergency services to local residents, and also provide a range of specialist services for South East London and beyond. Our community health professionals work closely with the hospital and GPs to provide support to adults and children in their own homes and across a range of health centres and clinics.

The Emergency Department has considerable educational expertise with instructors in ALS, ATLS and APLS courses as well as examiners in MCEM and FCEM. The successful candidates would be encouraged to develop an area of expertise or sub-specialisation within Emergency Medicine.

Further information can be obtained from Dr Elaine Harding, Emergency Medicine Consultant & Clinical Director, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LH, tel: 0208 333 3000 ext 3058.

You may contact the Medical Staffing Department on 020 3192 6449

Closing Date: 17th January 2019

Interview date:  TBC


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Elaine Harding, email