Specialist Acute Medicine

  • £81,500 - £91,500
  • South East
  • Fixed

This is a new post that sits between Specialty Doctor grade and Consultant grade. It was created to give doctors an opportunity to focus on providing direct patient care at a Consultant level but less on the other clinical and non-clinical responsibilities required of a Consultant.

The Trust is able to offer a flexible job pattern around the candidates own personal circumstances. The team is committed to providing continuous service improvement with opportunities for everyone to become involved.

Specialists also have opportunities to access an increasing number of continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities through different national initiatives. They're regularly involved in teaching, leading service development, and research.

Main Duties:

  • Act as one of the responsible Consultants for the management of patients admitted to the Acute Medicine Unit.
  • Supervise and run the Ambulatory Care Unit.
  • Support the medical on-call team.
  • Provide senior clinical support to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT). Liaise closely with ED, medical and critical care, in-patient teams and primary and community services to ensure collaborative working arrangements are in place, which maximise benefits to patient care.
  • Support and teach junior medical staff.
  • Participate in clinical governance activities including clinical audits, incident reporting, risk management, complaint reviews, CPD. Each specialty has a Consultant Clinical Governance lead.
  • Promote a friendly and team-based working environment.
  • There are opportunities to undertake research. There are University and Trust research facilities available to use for interested doctors.

The Hospital:

The hospital is a medium-sized district general hospital with a CQC rating of ‘Good’. The hospital has a reputation for delivering high standards of care to the local population. The hospital offers a range of development opportunities for medical professionals including a tailored educational plan. The hospital has a good track record of helping doctors get their CCT through CESR and would be willing to offer the same dedicated support for the successful applicant.

The location:

You’ll be based on the southern coast of England just an hour’s train journey from London.

The area has a high standard of living and a range of attractive towns and villages to choose from. The county boasts some beautiful countryside, historic towns, and a range of cultural attractions, making it a great place to both work and live.

You’ll be based in a town that has excellent transport connections to London. This can make it easier for international doctors to travel around the UK and access other parts of the healthcare system.

The standard of local schooling local to the hospital is fantastic. It’s a safe, family-friendly area to live which benefits from a good mix of urban and rural style of living.


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

  • GMC registration complete or in process
  • Full MRCP
  • OET or IELTS
  • At least 12 years of clinical experience
  • Evidence of previous management/leadership responsibilities

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to apply@bdiresourcing.com 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. 


Tom Jowett Senior Recruitment Consultant

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