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Consultant Acute Care Physician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Acute Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Part time: 10 Sessions
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Nevill Hall Hospital
Abergavenny, SE Wales
£77,779 - £100,977 per annum/pro rata
01/06/2020 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 and Dental Recruitment

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Consultant Acute Care Physician

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

 Based at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, SE Wales

Closing Date for Applications:  1st June 2020

There has never been a more exciting time to join the acute medical team as we pioneer new ways of delivering health services in line with our unique and exciting clinical futures model. An exciting opportunity has arisen in Nevill Hall hospital, located in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. You could be joining an enthusiastic, vibrant team during an ambitious reconfiguration of acute medical services, taking account of the new state of the art The Grange University Hospital, which will be situated in an attractive, accessible location.

The new hospital is crucial to the Clinical Futures programme and will care for the most critically ill patients and therefore the division is seeking to increase the consultant workforce across the Health Board. We welcome applicants with a specialty interest and a desire to work flexibly to maintain work-life balance.

The successful applicant will join an established team of 6 physicians working in acute medicine who work flexibly to include both specialist interests and a work-life balance. We aim for a team of dedicated and enthusiastic physicians to manage medical patients at the front door 7 days per week, supported by a team of 16 other physicians.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

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

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Llifon Edwards, Clinical Director Acute Medicine, 01633 238041

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and/or 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 full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.


Job Description is pending RCP approval and reviewed JD will be sent to applicants.


 Vacancy Ref: 040-CON412-CF                           

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 1st June 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:  11th May 2020

Published in BMJ: 16th June 2020

Interview Date: 30th June 2020


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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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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  Dr Llifon Edwards 01633 238041 or Dr Sarah Woollard 01873 733174