Consultant Dermatologist

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The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service. Patent and staff experience is important to us and these are the behaviours we live by: Putting patients first Aiming to get it right Recognising that everybody counts Doing everything openly and honestly

This post will attract a reward payment of up to £40,000 for joining the Trust within this post

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Dermatology.

The post holder will have responsibility for providing a Dermatology service in conjunction with consultant colleagues. This is a permanent post 1.0 WTE covering 10 PA’s based at the James Paget University Hospital covering 5 days per week Monday to Friday. There will be no on-call commitments.

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) provides medical services for a population of approximately 230,000 living in South East Norfolk and North East Suffolk, plus a large number of visitors to the coast and Broads National Park during the summer months. In addition, it provides approximately a third of the secondary care teaching for the new UEA Medical School. The Trust has foundation status and is highly regarded within the region.

The JPUH have been given an overall rating of “Good,” following the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which took place in August 2019. This places us in the top 30% of acute trusts in the country. The Trust came out top in the East of England region on the 2016 GMC trainees’ survey results, reflecting our commitment to providing a high quality training environment and looking after our trainees as valued colleagues.

The Hospital is situated in a mainly rural area in one of the most open, picturesque, safe and unspoilt parts of the country, offering a range of inexpensive properties, good schools, easy access to the coast and an abundance of outdoor, sporting and recreational activities. The post will appeal to candidates who seek a high quality of life combined with a practical clinical role within a secure and well-run hospital distinguished by its supportive and friendly culture.

The position provides an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified specialist to actively contribute to the further development of a modern Dermatology service within this highly regarded Trust with its wide range of acute and community services, which will afford high professional visibility.

The Department of Dermatology is an integrated out patient, day-patient, unit with specialist dermatology nursing staff. It serves residents across Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney, as well as the many visitors who come to this part of East Anglia. The new department opened in January 2003. Our department consists of 4 consultation/examination rooms, 3 minor surgery rooms, and 2 nurse treatment rooms. A light treatment Unit and facilities for patch and skin prick testing.

Services provided:

Minor surgery

PUVA, TLO1 Therapy, Photodynamic Therapy

Patch and prick testing

Paediatric Clinics

General Dermatology clinics

Nurse led specialist clinics:


Leg ulcer


We have close links with other hospital specialities including Plastic surgery, Ophthalmology and Oculo-plastics, Paediatrics, Rheumatology and Genito-urinary medicine.

General dermatology outreach outpatient clinics are also held at Beccles Hospital.

We work closely with The NNUH in the management of Skin cancer via a weekly

SSMDT meeting.

We are supported by a small but very efficient Medical/Clinical photography team.

For an informal discussion or visit please contact: Dr Ingrid Salvary, Clinical Lead Consultant Dermatologist, 01493 452313 (direct line to secretary). For further information about the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust please view our web site - work for us.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKeely McMasterJob titleMedical Staffing OfficerEmail addresskeely.mcmaster@jpaget.nhs.ukTelephone number01493 453117Additional contact information

Candidates wishing for further information may contact Dr I Salvary, Lead Clinician, Dermatology on 01493 452613 (PA, direct line).

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognises the requirement to promote health and reduce ill-health. The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives through a number of initiatives such as job share, flexible working and the development of a culture of openness and transparency. The Trust is committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity, and religion or belief.

Tier 2 Sponsorship : We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. Applying for entry clearance into the UK, must provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification before making your application.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note all communication regarding your application will be made via email. You authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. In accordance with and to the extent permitted by Data Protection Legislation in order for the Trust to perform its obligations under this application. Personal data relating to you may be kept electronically or in hard copy format.

Should we experience a high level of interest in this post, the vacancy may be closed prior to the stated closing date.

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