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Fixed Term Appointment (ST3-7 Level) in Medicine


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Fixed term: 6 Months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, SE Wales
£31,998 to £50,314 per annum/ pro rata
26/02/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Medical & Dental Recruitment

Full Time

Fixed Term Appointment (ST3-7 Level) in General Internal Medicine

Duration: 6 Months

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Based Royal Gwent Hospital

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th February 2020

This is a new post offering applicants a unique opportunity to work at ST3-7 level across several sub specialities in Medicine. Successful applicants will also be required to participate in the general on-call rota. The on call rota is a fully compliant European Working Time Directive rota. In addition to day on call commitments it involves blocks of 4 week-nights and 3 weekend nights during a 14-week cycle.

General Internal Medicine at the Royal Gwent Hospital includes the following sub specialities:

  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Neurology
  • Respiratory Medicine

The Royal Gwent Hospital is the busiest District General Hospital in Wales with approximately 800 beds, of which about 300 are medical. Patients are admitted via an unselected medical intake with cardiac emergencies taken over by the cardiology teams the following day. There is a modern Medical Assessment Unit with 15 trolleys and 24 beds.  

Educational opportunities are excellent. There is a state of the art library and newly refurbished postgraduate centre. There is a weekly medical meeting on Wednesday lunchtime followed by protected teaching time for doctors in medicine. The hospital runs a nationally renowned MRCP PACES course three times per year.


This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including  
  • - an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.


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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

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact contact Dr Deborah Wales, Divisional Director Unscheduled Care, 01633 238002 or Dr Nimal Balaratnam, Deputy Divisional Director Unscheduled Care, 01633 238002.