Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • £88,364 - £119,133
  • North East
  • Permanent

The Diabetes and Endocrinology team are looking for experienced individuals to contribute towards senior clinical decision making within the department. You will be leading a team of junior doctors, Registrars and Specialty Doctors in delivery high quality Endocrinology and General Medical care.

This is an exciting opportunity as Diabetes and Endocrinology roles can be quite competitive. This is an excellent chance for a doctor with experience in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine experience to utilise their skills in an exciting new role.

Main Duties:

  • As a Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant you will be responsible for embodying senior clinical leadership. You will be heavily involved in making discharge decisions to ensure patients are able to leave the wards in a timely manner, while arranging any necessary ongoing care.
  • This is a 10 PA (40 hour) role. You will be expected to work a 1:5 oncall rota (exact frequency and rota will be known upon beginning in the Trust). This is largely based during weekdays, weekends, and some evening shifts.
  • Your time will be split between working on the Endocrinology wards, and attending specialist Diabetes and Endocrinology clinics, and attending oncall duties in the Acute Medical Unit.
  • You will be expected to participate in teaching and training of junior doctors in Endocrinology as well as General Medicine.

The Department & Hospital:

The Trust delivers care to over half a million people every year and manages care across inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic and maternity services. You will largely be receiving patients from ED, Acute Medicine and community services. This is a multidisciplinary role where you will work closely with colleagues including diabetologists, specialist diabetes nurses, specialist endocrine nurses, dieticians, psychologists and podiatrists.

The teams across the different Medical teams also work closely together, including the Geriatric, Acute Medicine, General Medicine, Cardiology, Respiratory, Stroke, Neurology and Emergency Medicine departments.

The team delivers a range of specialist Diabetes and Endocrinology clinics, including Diabetic Foot Disease, Diabetes and Endocrine Pregnancy Disorders, Young Adult and Transitional clinics in diabetes, Insulin Pump Clinics, Thyroid & Parathyroid Clinic, Weight Management Clinic and of course general Diabetes and Endocrine Clinics.

Support and CPD

If this will be your first role in the NHS, then the first 6-12 months will involve an extensive induction period where you will be fully supported in settling into the new healthcare system. If you have UK experience, this induction period will be shorter, per your requirements. Once ready, work towards the Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) pathway can begin, gathering evidence to get onto the specialist register and become a substantive Consultant. The Trust will be working with senior doctors to gather this evidence and are driven to help as many people as possible complete CESR.

The location:

The hospital is based in a small city in Yorkshire, within 40 minutes of two of the largest cities in the north of England. This gives the opportunity to either live in the smaller city for a peaceful way of life, or to live in the larger cities for a more bustling environment and commuting into work. You can shape your experience around the needs of yourself and any family you’ll be bringing with you. There are 39 schools rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ in the 3 miles surrounding the hospital.


The team are open to applicants from the UK or from overseas and will support you in settling into the new role.

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

  • Ideally full MRCP, but just parts 1 and 2 can be considered alongside good Medicine experience
  • GMC Registration either waiting ID check or Complete
  • OET or IELTS
  • 5+ years of clinical experience
  • Senior clinical experience, either Consultant or Senior Registrar/Specialty Doctor/Specialist and looking to step up.

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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