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Consultant in Palliative Medicine Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Across Morecambe Bay
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
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Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Palliative Medicine. This is an additional appointment to join an established Palliative Medicine team, currently consisting of three Consultants. This is an integrated role across both community and acute hospital settings, whilst working collaboratively with two local hospices, St John’s (Lancaster) and St Mary’s (Ulverston).

There is a well-established Clinical Nurse Specialist team which includes Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Non-Medical Prescribers, and which covers both the acute and community settings. We are proud to work alongside our innovative bereavement team, and are fortunate to have excellent administrative support.

There is a strong ethos of multidisciplinary working within the Palliative Care team across the Bay and we work collaboratively with the psychology, chaplaincy and complimentary therapy teams; as well as pharmacy, social work and other allied health care professionals. Morecambe Bay has 9 integrated care communities and we work in partnership with our colleagues in Primary Care. There is a good relationship with the local anaesthetic pain specialists who provide an excellent pain assessment and anaesthetic intervention service.

Morecambe Bay forms part of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Palliative and End of Life Network, creating a strong alliance with neighbouring centres.

Lancaster University is the home of the International Observatory on End of Life Care. We continue to build strong relationships with the team there, creating a powerful voice for both clinical and academic palliative care in the area.

The Trust has a keen interest in medical education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire. The Palliative Care team is actively involved in undergraduate medical training, which includes placements in the 4th year, and support for Special Study Modules. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support the further development of Palliative Medicine education in this area.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust are keen to support enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, we offer excellent development and training support as well as a suitable bespoke relocation package and attractive SPA allowance tailored for the successful candidate. The base site for this post is flexible and would be agreed with the successful applicant. This is 1.0 WTE substantive consultant post, however applications for less than full time work would be welcomed.

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). Our hospital sites are close to the beautiful Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, with great educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond. By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

If you are a highly motivated Consultant, have an appetite for innovation and driving change, and are looking to work in a friendly, cohesive and enthusiastic team, then we welcome your enquiry & application.

You must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of attaining your CCT at the time of interview.

Interview expenses will be paid from the point on entry in the UK. Travel to and from the UK is at the candidates own expense.

We would encourage interested candidates to visit the department by arrangement.

   

 

 

 

 

Consultant Physician – Geriatric Medicine Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 10/11/2019
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Applications are invited for a full time Consultant Physicians with an Interest in Geriatric Medicine.

Tis is a new posts created to enhance the current establishment of our Care of the Elderly team and to support the introduction of a new Acute Frail Elderly service. The expansion to our current service will ensure that all our frail elderly patients will receive Geriatric assessment and support when they access our services.

The post is based at Furness General Hospital and are substantive appointment.

Our hospital has recently been given the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary areas in our catchment area.You should have appropriate experience and interest in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and we would be happy to support and facilitate special interests and professional development within the team and elsewhere within our specialty services.

At Furness General Hospital, we have a strong focus upon team working and the development of excellent working relationships across all our departments. We believe that we provide a friendly, supportive and effective working environment.

Our hospital was also awarded the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary areas in our catchment area and offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the services of the future for older people.

The Trust has a keen interest and deep involvement in medical and dental education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire following the Liverpool undergraduate medical curriculum. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements.

Cross Bay working with the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and links with Lancaster University are encouraged. Lancaster University has a rapidly developing medical school and academic opportunities are common.

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.

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

Full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
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Applications are invited for three Consultant Anaesthetist posts with an interest in ICU, based at Furness General Hospital. You will join an expanding department of 9 Consultants (inc these 3 posts), 12 Associate specialists, 2 Specialist doctors and 1 FY2 doctor (shared between ICU and surgery). You will participate in a 1 in 8 second call-rota for ICU. You are expected to cover theatre sessions at Furness General Hospital and sometimes Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal.

The Anaesthetic department supports all the general services of the hospital including a busy Accident and emergency department, maternity, gynaecology, orthopaedics and trauma, Eyes, ENT and general medicine.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the department at a time we are going through significant service transformation change as we expand the first call rota of associate specialists to allow two resident senior anaesthetists working in tandem doing 12 hour shifts supported by the non-resident ICU consultant(these posts). We are also starting a rolling Consultant of the week system in Intensive Care on prospective 1:8 rota from September 2019. We have recently opened the purpose built South Lakes Birthing Centre on site which is fully supported by a 24/7 epidural service. Furness General Hospital is a lovely, friendly small district general hospital on the south west coast of the Lake District. Westmorland General Hospital is located on the outskirts of the popular Lakeland town of Kendal. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust provides undergraduate medical training for Lancaster Medical School students, as well as academic/research links with Lancaster University.

Both hospitals are situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty, which offer superb outdoor and recreational activities close to the Lake District. There is access to the M6 motorway via A590 and a direct rail link to Manchester and its airport from both sites. There are good schools in the town and surrounding area.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation 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, North Western Deanery and Health Education 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.

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

You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on the Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

 

Registered Nurse – Dunmail Treatment Centre & Day Treatment Unit Nursing & Midwifery Registered

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Kendal
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
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An exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse exists on Dunmail Treatment Centre at Westmorland General Hospital.

We are a dedicated, friendly team who strive to provide safe, quality care for our patients.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust provides acute hospital care to the local population. We are located on the edge of the beautiful Lake District.

This post is offered on a permanent basis with a firm commitment to your development and career progression with an emphasis on lifelong learning. Delivering top-quality services depends on our ability to recruit and keep good staff. We are currently developing schemes to make the best use of the skills and knowledge of our existing staff, as well as attracting new talent. We are going from strength to strength to ensure our patients are cared for by compassionate, dedicated teams who offer safe, personalised care every time.

Full support will be given for you to achieve your developmental needs. We expect staff to work together as a team to achieve the best outcomes; you will be encouraged to work with your manager to identify an individual competency pack which will be relevant to the area in which you intend to work and to meet your learning needs.

Newly qualified Band 5 nurses are welcomed to apply; you can work towards Band 5 competencies & develop extended roles. Full support for Preceptorship given.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Registered Nurse – Ward 35/36 – Elective/Trauma Orthopaedic Unit Nursing & Midwifery Registered

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 14/10/2019
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We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated nurses to come and join our Orthopedic Trauma Ward or our Elective Orthopedic Ward.

You will be a motivated individual who want the various challenges we can offer, caring for complex patients within the orthopaedic specialty.

Ward 35 is a busy Orthopaedic Elective ward – undertaking all complex Surgery, including lower & upper limb specialty’s.

Ward 36 is a busy Orthopaedic Trauma ward – admitting Orthopaedic trauma 24 hours per day, including most trauma / fracture neck of femurs, fractures to lower & upper limbs.

Both ward managers, Sue Calvert (Ward 35) and Carol Farrar (Ward 36) are keen to expand their teams, educate staff in Orthopaedic care and really develop their services moving forward.

Both are busy wards, with exciting learning opportunities. Full Preceptorship in progress, with support.

Join us and make a real impact on the future of nursing within this Trust.

You will:
• Be able to work as an effective team member
• Have excellent clinical and managerial skills
• Demonstrate effective communication skills
• Be able to deliver high quality patient focused care
• Be motivated and dedicated to improving clinical practice
• Be committed to personal and staff development
• Have the ability to work flexibly.

Support will be given to develop you in the role.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage you will be invited to spend the afternoon with us on Friday, 25th October 2019 at Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The afternoon will begin with a presentation, after which there will be a drugs calculation test and a 1:1 interview followed by a tour of the hospital site where you will have the opportunity to talk to members of staff

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have

Consultant Haematologist Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow In Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £77,913 - £105,042 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Consultant Haematologist to join our team of 5 Consultants at University hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust. Our department seeks to provide a dynamic, friendly and clinically-led service across all three of our hospitals, Royal Lancaster Infirmary in Lancaster, Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal and Furness General Hospital in Barrow in Furness.  

The job plan is for 11PA’s although this can be flexible and successful candidates may have an opportunity to negotiate job plans. There is considerable opportunity for an appointee to develop sub-specialist services across the trust.

Lancaster University is a leading UK institution which now boasts its own independent medical school. Research and education opportunities are plentiful.

You must hold full GMC registration with a licence to practice and entry on the Specialist Register or within six months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview.

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

Working for UHMBFT

The Trust, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, operates across three Hospitals: Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital. 

The successful candidate will be based at the Furness General Hospital which is located within the beautiful Lake District, with easy access to the lakes particularly Lake Windermere.

There is flexibility however for any interested candidate to negotiate working preferentially at any of the other two sites.

 There is affordable housing and easy access by road and rail to London (approx. 2hour train journey to London Euston), Manchester, and Liverpool. There is excellent schooling, both state and private. The trust is flexible on distance between home and work in order for applicants to make the most of the surrounding areas of outstanding natural beauty. Indeed, ensuring you get a positive work life balance is important to us so whether it’s fell walking, running or cycling that floats your boat then this is one of the best places to be based! 

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, North Western Deanery and Health Education 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. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation for Lancaster Medical School and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements. Fifth year medical students from Lancaster Medical School spend two months on attachment to the department.

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

 

Consultant Gastroenterologist Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £79,860 to £107,668 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
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Do you want to be part of a Team with an appetite for innovation and driving change?

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a stunningly beautiful location with excellent transport links and within easy reach of Edinburgh, London (2 hour train journey), Manchester and Liverpool?

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). Our hospital sites are close to the beautiful Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, there is excellent schooling, both state and private. The trust is flexible on distance between home and work in order for you to make the most of the surrounding areas of outstanding natural beauty. Indeed, ensuring you get a positive work life balance is important to us so whether it’s fell walking, running or cycling that floats your boat then this is one of the best places to be based!

For those considering relocating, the area has many new housing developments, a bustling local business economy and a variety of dining, entertainment and leisure activities. As a Trust, we are keen to attract enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, can offer an attractive relocation package to the right candidates.

The Gastroenterology Team are looking to appoint two Consultant colleagues who are committed to delivering high-quality services across the breadth of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

The new post-holders will join a team of eight existing consultants supported by 1 SAS doctor, 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and 7 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Our department has a reputation for being friendly and supportive with particularly good working relationships and there is capacity for a wide variety of sub-specialty interests to be accommodated and developed. Specialty interests of current Gastroenterologists include Bowel Cancer Screening, IBD, Hepatology and ERCP / Therapeutic endoscopy.

The Trust operates a 7 day bleeding service and therefore the job plan for these posts include a 1 in 5 GI bleeding rota that incorporates a 24/7 bleed service at weekends whilst on-call. 

The posts will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary; however, travel to our other sites to carry out Endoscopy Sessions / Clinics will be required.

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.

Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview.

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

We are working with our Recruitment Partners, Global Exec. Solutions (GES)

 

 

Emergency Care Nurse – Emergency Department Nursing & Midwifery Registered

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: Today at 23:59
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Want a career in Emergency Medicine?

Do you enjoy the challenges an Emergency Department demands?

Would you like the opportunity to work in the Emergency Department at Furness General Hospital?

We are looking for qualified nurses to join our team.

The Emergency Department supports lifelong learning and development and is committed to the continuing development of our trained nurses and we are currently reviewing the portfolio of clinical skills required to work in the emergency departments

We have a vacancy in this area and we are looking for a suitably qualified nurse. Equally if you are a newly qualified nurse who would like a career in emergency nursing support would be available

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Consultant – Emergency Department Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
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Would you like to be part of a dynamic team delivering high quality Emergency Care?

We are offering an opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed ED Consultant to join a forward thinking team and be part of the redesign and remodeling of the workforce whilst also being able to enjoy a lifestyle which could be either city, coastal or rural based, depending on your personal taste. Areas of recognised natural beauty such as the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are both within easy commute of the historic city of Lancaster, which itself possesses two thriving universities with medical school, renowned secondary education at both the Lancaster Royal Grammar School and the Lancaster Girls Grammar School and a city with a vibrant, multi-cultural way of life. The local area offers choice and for those keen to maintain ties further afield, the city is just two and a half hours from London and Glasgow by direct rail transfer and just one hour’s drive from Manchester and Liverpool, with all these destinations offering international travel options.

This vacant Consultant post is based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, which is in the center of the City.

With approximately 60,000 attendances per year, our department has a workload to keep you interested and challenged, but still give you time to talk to your patients properly, and do the practical procedures that interest you as an Emergency Physician, whilst delivering excellent patient care We are also a Trauma Unit practicing ETC models of trauma care and take an active role in the Trauma Network. The department is staffed with a mixture of Consultants, SAS Doctors (24/7 middle grade rota in operation, with two MGs on nights) and juniors. In addition there is a strong nursing team including an evolving team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Associates.

These posts are available Full Time 10PA’s up to a maximum of 12PA’s, or Part Time. The consultant position attracts a Recruitment and Retention Premium of enhanced pay for out of hours PA’s (2 hours per PA for DCC). This is subject to annual review by the Trust.

In addition, The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) 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 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. We are the lead NHS organisation and take responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements and fifth year medical students from Lancaster Medical School spend two months on attachment to the Emergency Department.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support the further development of Emergency Medicine in this area.

We are open to accommodating individuals who may be interested in a dual post with another specialty, as we are a forward-thinking department that appreciates that there is much benefit from having clinicians with experience from outside of ED, so that clinical strengths are shared and there is cross-over of skills.

We will offer an attractive relocation package for the right candidate.

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

You must either be on the GMC Specialist Register with a license to practice in Emergency Medicine or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award (or equivalent) at the time of interview.

 

 

 

Phlebotomy Skills Assessor Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £18,813 - £20,795 Pro Rata Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: Today at 23:59
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Phlebotomy Skills Assessor to support the Clinical Skills Team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. The Clinical Skills Department provides education and training workshops for nursing, medical, allied health professional and clinical support staff.

The post holder will be a front line member of staff supporting training workshops in venepuncture and associated skills, as well as providing 1:1 training and assessment in both the simulated and clinical environment.

We are seeking someone who is highly focused, enthusiastic and motivated, and able to demonstrate appropriate skills for the role, including previous experience in venepuncture. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

The ability to work as part of a team and to work flexibly is essential. The main base is Furness General Hospital, but may require occasional travel to other trust sites due to service needs.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

 

 

 

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