Specialty Doctor in General Medicine

  • £52,530 - £82,400
  • North East
  • Fixed

As a Specialty Doctor in General Medicine, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality senior level care to acutely unwell patients presenting to the General Internal Medicine department and the Short Stay Unit. This opportunity is suitable for those who are looking to work at a level between ST3 and Consultant, likely with the view to work towards CESR and step up to a Consultant position in the NHS. 

Main Duties:

  • You will be responsible for receiving and assessing patients, ordering diagnostics and managing further treatment for patients who present a range of medical conditions. 
  • You will be leading daily ward rounds as a Specialty Doctor, referring to Consultants when necessary. You will also be participating in Acute Medicine on-calls and getting involved in sub-specialty clinics. 
  • You will be required to attend Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings when required. 
  • You will be expected to actively participate in the teaching and training of junior doctors, nurses and AHPs. 
  • Continuous professional development (CPD) is important as a Specialty Doctor. You will be expected to keep your clinical skills up to date through regular CPD and make full use of your study leave. 
  • You will also be expected to involve yourself in any research projects concerning the Medicine directorate. 

 The Hospital: 

This opportunity is based at a 400-bedded hospital in the North East. It is a district general hospital with a wide range of clinical services, with large coverage across Internal Medicine specialties. The doctor team is comprised of a range of Foundation Doctors, Core Medical Trainees, Specialty Trainees, and Consultants. 

The General Medicine team put an emphasis on team work and are keen for all clinical staff to engage in their process of continuous learning and improvement.  The team are also committed to helping individuals through the CESR process. As a Specialty Doctor you will be assisting with training and teaching to junior doctors and other members of the team. 

The location:

The hospital is based in the North East of England, close to two major cities in Leeds and Sheffield. This is one of the most sought-after locations for doctors moving to the UK. Cost of living is low, so you have greater spending power with your take home salary. It’s an incredibly culturally diverse region with access to international markets, shops and restaurants. There is good access to an international airport for ease of visiting family and friends overseas. There are 10 schools locally that are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, and a further 50 rated ‘Good’.


As well as current NHS Specialty Doctors and Registrars, the team are open to discussions with doctors with overseas Registrar/Consultant experience and have helped many international doctors to settle into the NHS.  

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

  • MRCP Parts 1 and 2
  • Occupational English Test (OET) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • GMC Registration either waiting ID check or complete 


  • Acute Medicine SCE exam 
  • NHS experience 

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

If this opportunity looks like it might be of interest, please send your CV through to apply@bdiresourcing.com and it can be considered for the post. If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the opportunity feel free to send your queries through to the same email address and we can discuss it further.

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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