Specialist in Acute Medicine

  • £80,693 - £91,584 per annum
  • West Midlands
  • 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 which enables people to shape a pattern of working to suit their 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:

You’ll be based at one of the largest acute Trusts in the country which provides comprehensive medical services in a range of medical specialties.  The hospital was refurbished recently so comes with plenty of modern facilities and equipment.

There are excellent postgraduate facilities at this hospital, both of which include library services. Our Trust has a well-developed research and development unit and they encourage colleagues to take an active interest in medical research.

The location:

The West Midlands is one of the most sought-after locations in England. It includes Birmingham plus the surrounding cluster of smaller towns and cities around it including Coventry, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley. Combined, they make up the largest urban area in the country outside of London. Its an area very well known for its multiculturalism, with a large population that comes from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.

Compared to other regions in the UK, the West Midlands offers some very affordable housing options so it tends to be a suitable option if you have a large family to support.

Because you’re based in the heart of England here, you’re ideally located for transport connections. There are quick, direct rail links to major cities like London, Manchester and Bristol. Birmingham Airport is located close by which offers direct flights to various destinations in Asia, Africa and America.


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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