Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine

  • Permanent – full-time
  • Watford

Website WestHertsNHS West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Job summary

We are seeking two enthusiastic Consultant Endocrinologists to join our Diabetes and Endocrinology Team. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates wishing to pursue a career in Endocrinology. The successful candidate will join an innovative established team of Consultants, Junior Doctors, Dietitians and Specialist Nurses providing outpatient and inpatient care.

The post-holder will work with colleagues to support and develop Diabetes and Endocrinology services for the local population. Although the position is mainly based at Watford General Hospital, the successful candidate will be expected to work across our sites including St Albans City Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital. There will be opportunities to develop new services or grow existing services in weight management, renal diabetes, diabetes technology and lipid services. There is also opportunity to support education of Medical students from Brunel University.

Applicants must have full GMC registration. MRCP (UK) is desirable.

Interview date: 12th April 2024

For suitable candidates, the Trust have agreed a proposal for up to 1PA of SPA time/week to be worked flexibly.

This change in in line with the Trusts’ flexible working agenda and recognition of the enormous contribution that this group of staff continue to provide to our staff and patients

  • Successful candidates will be also eligible for a relocation allowance in excess of £12,000(if required)

Main duties of the job

This post is for two whole time equivalent substantive Consultants in Diabetes and Endocrinology based at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The successful candidates will be expected to work across our three sites, Watford General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital. As we are lead provider for Diabetes within Herts Valley area, the postholder may also need to carry out Diabetes clinics at one of our community sites across the area.

Duties include about 5 outpatient clinics per week; intermittent inpatient care for GIM patients, support inpatient diabetes team, electronic triaging, and advice & guidance.

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