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Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist


Main area
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Full time 10 PA's
Job ref
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
23/05/2019 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Trust, which is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the area. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal), Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

We are looking to recruit a new colleague to our department. The post in Internal Medicine, Diabetes & Endocrinology will be based in Lancaster with responsibility for inpatient and outpatient care at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) and endocrine outpatient care at Westmorland General Hospital (WGH).

You are required to have appropriate experience and interest in specialty. You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview

You will join two existing consultants and a locum colleague in providing a high quality service and will be encouraged and supported in the development of sub-specialty interests. The diabetes and endocrinology team relocated its clinics to a new diabetes centre at the RLI in July 2017 providing exciting options for new colleagues to participate in service re-design and development. 

The University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust provides undergraduate medical education for Lancaster University and is keen to develop its association with the university further, giving newly appointed consultants valuable opportunities to take an interest in undergraduate education, and or, research.

The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay are keen to attract enthusiastic committed individuals and in return, will offer an attractive relocation package and generous SPA allowance as part of the job plan for the right candidate.

We are keen to promote flexible working opportunities wherever possible to support the needs of the service.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.


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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

Paul Smith - Clinical Lead
Tel: 01524512482