Specialty Doctor - Rheumatology
At Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Applications are invited for the post of Specialty Doctor in Rheumatology to join a progressive and innovative department comprising five consultants supported by junior medical, nursing staff, specialist rheumatology pharmacist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, and podiatrist.
Please note this post will based at Wythenshawe and Withington Hospitals.
The department has an established early inflammatory arthritis clinic, high cost drugs clinics, DMARD counselling clinics and vasculitis/CTD clinic. We work closely with renal and respiratory medicine (combined clinics), paediatrics (combined clinic) and foot surgery (combined clinic). There are regular respiratory and radiology MDTs.
The department is very committed to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and is fully integrated with the orthopaedics department in delivering locomotor system teaching to 4th year Manchester University medical students. We have close links with the internationally renowned Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit at Manchester University. There is an established research team undertaking clinical trials and academic clinical studies.
Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
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. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.
Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital. These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester. That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group.
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) have joined together to create a new Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). As a result, it’s an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth of opportunity. Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester, where these changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the communities we serve.