Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
The South West London Collaborative Bank
Kingston Hospital is a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!
Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance
-Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.
-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each other's contribution
- Inspiring - We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients
KINGSTON HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
10 PAs (part time/job share applications considered)
Locum Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Acute Medicine (12 months)
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified clinician, who shares our Trust’s values, to join an enthusiastic team to develop the provision of Diabetes and Endocrinology services at the CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ Kingston Hospital.
We are in the top 20% of all acute Trusts in the country for 16 key areas and the 3rd best score in London for overall staff engagement.
This is an exciting opportunity for you join this excellent workforce as part of a progressive and innovative Diabetes and Endocrinology and Acute Medical team.
You will join an existing team of five consultant diabetologists/ Endocrinologists and a well-established and independent team of diabetes Specialist Nurses, Dietitians, psychologist, podiatrist and administrators in our dedicated Diabetes Day Unit. Our diabetes team are very forward thinking and we have a high uptake of technology such as insulin pumps and flash technology. We run regular MDT clinics for our type 1 population and young people together with an established DAFNE programme.
Our 50 bed Acute Assessment Unit is managed by a team of Acute Care Physicians seeing all acute admissions to Medicine. We have an unselected take seeing pathologies across all medical specialties and have the support of an acute frailty service.
The successful candidate will provide Diabetes and Endocrine outpatient service and also work with an excellent team of acute physicians on the AAU and general medical on call.
Applicants must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register and Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT.
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.
Dr Tuan Ismail - Clinical Lead + Consultant in AAU 0208 546 3397