Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Consultant Dermatologist


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Full Time
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Dermatology Services QEH
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
31/01/2019 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.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust requires a dynamic and forward thinking Consultant to join the Dermatology team predominantly at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich (QEH) site. The Consultant will work closely with the 6 existing substantive Consultants within the Dermatology services at the QEH site. The vacancy is for a full time Consultant, but applications from those wishing to work less than full time are welcome.

At QEH, including this vacancy there are 7 substantive consultants, a CESR Fellow, 3 Trust Doctors, a GP StR and an F1, well supported by Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialists and secretaries.

The department is modern and well equipped, with a dedicated outpatient theatre suite, as well as phototherapy. The department is supported by a visiting Plastic Surgeon from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, who also carries out complex surgery requiring general anaesthetic in main theatres.  The unit is actively involved with undergraduate education with medical students from King’s College London throughout the year.

All candidates should be on the Specialist Register with the GMC or be within 6 months of obtaining their CCT.

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was created in 2013 from a merger of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with University Hospital Lewisham, as part of a reconfiguration of services in South East London recommended by the Health Secretary. The hospitals cover the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and parts of Bexley, with a combined population of more than 500,000 people.

The trust is located in a pleasant part of South East London, with easy access to central London and the Kent countryside. There is a wide range of residential areas with excellent local amenities and schools.

To apply for this post, please complete the online application form, ensuring you attach a copy of your current CV to support your application, please include the names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer) along with your Certificate of Completion of Training or evidence that you will have a CCT within 6 months of the interview date.


Closing date: 31st January 2019

Proposed interview date: 28th March 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome – please contact Dr Anna Chapman, Lead Dermatology Consultant on 020 8836 6000,

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