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Trust Dr ST3+ in Acute/ General Medicine/ Ambulatory Care

Specialty Trainee MN37

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Acute Medicine
Specialty Trainee MN37
40 hours per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£31,217 - £49,086 + 1A banding
04/09/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

This is not an approved training position, however you will receive the following;
- Named educational supervisor
- Induction and bespoke new starter induction pack outlining internal training courses/opportunities available to doctors in these non-approved training positions
- Individual training plan
- NHS e-portfolio (Division will fund but needs to be in contract that it will be recovered if leave before agreed end of contract)
- Appraisal at 6 months and individual access to e-appraisal system
- Support towards obtaining Alternative Certificate confirming achievement of foundation competencies to aid those who want to access a recognised training position in the future.

We are actively looking for a Trust ST3+ Doctor to join our Acute/General Medicine/Ambulatory Care team at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant will be expected to have significant previous experience in general medicine and be registered and licensed with the General Medical Council.

Trust Doctors are not formally approved training posts, but the post holder will have Consultant-led education and supervision and will be supported in their professional development.

Please note, working hours for this post will be based on a rota with 1 A banding added to the salary

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Venu Kollipara

Head of Department for Acute Medicine

01253 300000 bleep 681