Acute Medicine Consultant

  • £93,666 – £126,281
  • North East
  • Fixed

An exciting opportunity has come up in the northeast of England, for an ambitious doctor looking for an Acute Medicine Consultant role. The Trust are supportive and are interested in working with the right individual through the CESR process.

Main Duties:

  • As an Acute Medicine Consultant, you will be providing day cover to both the Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) unit and the Acute Medical Unit (AMU). You will cover one of these at a time, with the shift assigned.
  • The Acute Medicine team are based in the Urgent Care department, in close proximity to the Emergency Department and specific Radiology services.
  • The role is 10 PAs (40 hours) per week, including 1.5 SPAs.  
  • As a senior member of the team you are also expected to be involved in the teaching and training of junior doctors, nurses, undergraduate students, and other members of the team.

The Hospital:

The hospital has around 600 inpatient beds. The Acute department is located next to the Emergency Department, Urgent Treatment centre and specific Radiology services, as these teams work closely alongside each other. There is a full General Medicine on-call rota to cover the out of hours work. An on-call Stroke Service provided by the Hyper-Acute Stroke Unit at a neighbouring Trust. The Consultant Gastroenterology team work on a 24/7 GI bleed rota.

The acute department have medical students rotating through it allowing opportunities for undergraduate teaching. The hospital is a PACES centre and runs mock exams for Medicine doctors in the process of their MRCP. They also receive trainees rotating through from the Health Education England junior doctor training programme. The department is committed to quality improvement and continued professional development, e.g. regular clinical governance meetings and presentations, individual sub-speciality training, journal clubs, and audit guidance.  

The location:

The hospital is based on the outskirts of a large city in northeast England. This means that you get the best of both worlds, easy access to all the benefits of a large city, while also getting the slightly more relaxed lifestyle feel of living in the suburbs. This makes it a good place to raise a family, or simply relax! It has a very low cost of living compared with much of the rest of the UK so it is a very live-able location.


To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • Full MRCP or equivalent  

How BDI Resourcing can support:

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to Apply:

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.  

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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