Current Vacancies

Fixed Term Appointments (CT1-2 Level) in General Internal Medicine


Main area
General Medicine
Fixed Term
Full Time
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Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, SE Wales
£30,606 to £40,491 per annum
27/03/2018 23:59

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




Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible up until 31/07/2018

This is a new post offering applicants a unique opportunity to work at CT1-2 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

Information Sharing: Applicants for LAS or fixed term posts covering recognised training posts are consenting through application for this post to the sharing of their name, professional registration number, type and duration of contract with the Wales Deanery.

Course Funding: Please note that unless agreed by the Division in advance, course funding is not available for Clinical Fellow or fixed term cover for training grades.

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’.

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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 Dr Deborah Wales, Divisional Director Unscheduled Care, 01633 238002 or Dr Nimal Balaratnam, Deputy Divisional Director Unscheduled Care, 01633 238002.