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ST7+ Post CCT NHS Consultant Medicine - Dermatology Dermatologist Oxfordshire United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term/ permanent basis.

***CESR / CCT or Post CCT (within 6 months of job offer) or equivalent overseas qualification. 
*** GMC Registration Required (General Medical Council) Essential
*** Specialist Register entry on the GMC Register
***Location: Oxfordshire United Kingdom
***Speciality: Medicine – Dermatology Dermatologist
*** Role: Consultant / ST 7+ / Post CCT / CESR
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent (NOT Locum Basis)
***Pay rate: £NEGOTIABLE (dependent on experience £82,096 - £110,683 a year)
***Start date: ASAP
*** Exact location details provided upon receipt of application / CV

Overview

Our NHS client prides itself on being a friendly and caring place to work where the aim to combine our patient first approach with innovative and creativity against a backdrop of holistic team working, as encapsulated in their vision and values.

Could this be you? The individual to complement our client’s existing team of highly skilled dermatology professionals?

We are looking for a Consultant Dermatologist to work across both sites with the teams of our client in-order to support the redesign and transformation of the dermatology service to ensure an integrated community service across Oxfordshire.

We are keen to attract people who are interested in developing and supporting other staff through the Specialist Doctor Development Programme and the Nurse Practitioner Trainees as well as developing General Practitioners to undertake hospital/community sessions.

Oxfordshire a landlocked county in South East England. The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.

The county has major education and tourist industries and is noted for concentrations of performance motorsport, car manufacturing and technology companies. Oxford University Press is the largest firm among a concentration of print and publishing firms; the University of Oxford is also linked to the concentration of local biotechnology companies.

As well as the city of Oxford, other centres of population are Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington and Chipping Norton to the north of Oxford; Carterton and Witney to the west; Thame and Chinnor to the east; and Abingdon-on-Thames, Wantage, Didcot, Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames to the south.

Oxfordshire includes parts of three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In the north-west lie the Cotswolds, to the south and south-east are the open chalk hills of the North Wessex Downs and wooded hills of the Chilterns. The north of the county contains the ironstone of the Cherwell uplands. Long-distance walks within the county include the Ridgeway National Trail, Macmillan Way, Oxfordshire Way and the D’Arcy Dalton Way.

Oxfordshire has a completely comprehensive education system with 23 independent schools, including the notable Radley College, and 35 state secondary schools. Only eight schools do not have a sixth form; these are mostly in South Oxfordshire and Cherwell districts.

The county has two universities: the ancient University of Oxford and the modern Oxford Brookes University, which are both located in Oxford. In addition, Wroxton College, located in Banbury, is affiliated with Fairleigh Dickinson University of New Jersey.

In 2019, there were 692k residents in Oxfordshire county with an average age of 40.2 years. Population density was 266 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 13.5% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.2 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.52 residents per household in 2011.

Department

Following recent staffing changes across the hospital site and a successful tender- the Dermatology Department of the trust is in the exciting position of redesigning services.  They are looking for a suitable candidate to be a part of this service redesign.

The dermatology department across the trust has an exceptional team who are keen to develop services under the leadership of consultant staff members. 

On the hospital site the Dermatology Service is delivered from a stand-alone department with 8 clinic rooms, 2 minor operating theatres and consultant office space.  The unit has its own dedicated administrative and medical nursing staff along with a separate outpatient’s waiting area.  The service further benefits from running plastic surgery clinics alongside the dermatology service offering an improved pathway to our patients.

In addition to the above the service benefits from additional area for patch testing phototherapy and PDT all co-located within the dermatology department.

Following successful tender of the Service they are redesigning service location across the region to run dermatology services within the newly developed Primary Care Centre, the service will offer dedicated clinic rooms along with minor operating facilities. 

The department currently has establishment for 5 full time consultants, 4 clinical assistants, GPwSI and 8 Nurse Practitioners with their own service.

They work closely with the plastic surgery department on both sites. The Dermatology service have the benefit of an extremely skilled and experienced nursing team who have their own general nurse-led clinics across both sites.

Specific nurse-led clinics are also in place for acne and renal transplant screening as well as skin biopsy procedures. There are plans for dedicated nurse-led biologics clinic and we welcome the support of consultant staff to further develop the nursing posts.

The service has two established clinical nurse specialist in skin cancer, one on each site.

The local General Practitioners are very supportive of the department and the hospital and are continuing to develop closer ties following our successful bid to provide an integrated dermatology model in primary care settings.

General Duties- guideline only

Key tasks:

·       Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in medical and surgical dermatology

·       Provision of out-patient services in dermatology in the hospital

·       Sharing with colleagues the provision of dermatology advice to medical and surgical inpatients

·       Working with colleagues, both medical and nursing, to improve and advance the dermatology service

·       Sharing with colleagues the responsibility for the management of the Dermatology Department.

·       Teaching and training of dermatology trainees, junior medical staff, nursing staff, primary care colleagues and medical students

·       Actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning clinical governance and audit

·       Having responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing professional development (CPD).

 

Clinical:

The appointee will be expected to:

 

  • Take and share the consultant clinical responsibilities within the department. The precise allocation of session time will be agreed with consultant colleagues, but it is envisaged that there will be 1 OPD operating procedure sessions and 4 OPD sessions per week
  • Share in the rota of consultant cover for emergency work (in working hours only for ward emergency reviews), and provide cover for colleagues during leave and other authorised absences
  • Supervise nurse-led clinics within the department
  • Providing management advice for GPs where appropriate

 The consultant job plan will be based on a 10 PA contract. This will be built with 8.0 DCC and 2.0 SPA.  Within this, 5 PA out of the 8 PA are spent doing procedure or clinic sessions, 0.5 PA MDT and 2 PA doing DCC (clinical admin work, ward rounds and supervising others doing work).  Options for part time work are available and will be discussed on an individual basis

 

Job Plan

Regular job planning meetings will be undertaken with the post holder to ensure that the appointee is remunerated for any additional activities undertaken and that the job plan accurately reflects the overall workload undertaken by the post holder.


The supporting professional activities (SPAs) allocation within the provisional job plan is an 
illustrative guide and will be finalised following individual agreement with successful candidates. Further discussion on supporting professional activities will depend on the Trust's requirements and the individual's particular expertise.


A draft job plan is provided below. The job Plan will be reviewed and agreed with the post-holder at appointment.

 

Monday

a.m.

DCC OPD Clinic

p.m.

 

Tuesday

a.m.

DCC OPD clinic

LSMDT is 1230 and 1400 hrs

p.m.

DCC admin and ward rounds

Wednesday 

am

DCC OPD surgical session

p.m.

SPA

Thursday 

a.m.

DCC OPD clinic

p.m.

SPA including research time

Friday 

a.m.

DCC OPD clinic 

p.m.

Admin

DCC

 6

 

Clinical Admin

 2

 

SPA

 2

 

On call

 0

 

 

 

 TOTAL 10

Salary

 

This is as described in the Medical and Dental Terms and Conditions, in line with the Consultant Contract (2003). The current full time salary scale (as of July 2020) ranges from £82,096 - £110,683a year with eight thresholds.


The on call supplement is Category A and attracts a supplement of 5% of basic salary.

Office Accommodation

Office accommodation will be provided for the appointee with secretarial support.

Management Responsibility

All Consultants are required to attend the monthly Directorate Meetings. Post holders will be expected to share in administrative duties allocated by mutual agreement within the Directorate. As part of the Consultant Team, the consultant  will offer mentoring support and lead the existing clinical team through, one-to-one support, individual case management and complex cases, identifying development needs and suggesting CPD (Continuous Professional Development) opportunities and responding to clinical enquiries via e-mail and telephone.

Teaching/Research

The consultant will be required to participate in programmes for teaching clinical students, training junior doctors and in clinical examinations. The post-holder’s contribution to teaching, training and research will be included in the regular job plan review. Teaching will take place during programmed activities and flexibly at other times.

·       To provide conditions for improved training opportunities in line with national and local recommendations arising out of GMC and related requirements

·       To supervise and manage the work of his/her junior medical staff and participate in the training and development of these staff to the standards required by the Royal Colleges.

Clinical Governance & Audit

The consultant will participate in clinical governance activities, including clinical audit, clinical effectiveness, risk management, quality improvement activities as required by the Trust, and external accrediting bodies. There are 6 half day clinical governance meetings per annum which substitute regular fixed sessions. There is a weekly consultant meeting before MDT on Friday to discuss any issues during the week and to plan for next week.

Personal & Professional Development

The post-holder will be required to keep himself/herself fully up-to-date with their relevant area of practice and be able to demonstrate this to the satisfaction of the Trust.

The Trust supports the requirements for continuing professional development as laid down by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

Medical revalidation is the process by which the General Medical Council (GMC) confirms the continuation of a doctor’s licence to practise in the UK, provides greater assurance to patients, the public, employers and other healthcare professionals that licensed doctors are up-to-date and fit to practise. It is a key component of a range of measures designed to improve the quality of care for patients. 

The Trust supports Royal College guidance on provision of mentors for new consultants in line with GMC recommendations. All newly appointed consultant staff are provided with a list of locally trained mentors who are available for ongoing support as required.

Personal Responsibilities 

Confidentiality

All confidential information, including patient records, individual staff records, details of contract prices and terms and any other confidential information, must under no circumstances be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or persons. The penalty for breach of confidentiality will normally be summary dismissal.

Workplace Doctors are looking for medical professionals with UK & Overseas experience: that possesses the following qualities:

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

*** Ability to act as part of a team
*** Ability to cope with a varying work load
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***
Specialist Register entry on the GMC Register
***Post CESR or CCT obtained (CCT - Certificate of Completion of Training) or (CESR- Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration)
****IELTS and PLAB Exam Part 1 & 2 (IELTS, overall score 7.5) – overseas doctors
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Note: The Trust operates a policy whereby all employment for staff that have access to children/vulnerable adults will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure (Disclosure and Barring Service) The Criminal Records Bureau ( CRB ) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority ( ISA ) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ). CRB checks are now called DBS checks. Overseas candidates will require an international police check or character reference.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

At Workplace Doctors we welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion.  Candidates will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. 

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Call us today on +44 (0) 1234 889213 to discuss this vacancy or email your CV along with your GMC Registration to info@workplacedoctors.co.uk  You are able to also apply online (see below)

Please note that should we experience a high level of interest in the post, the vacancy will be expired early. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible after the closing date.