UK-based acute medicine consultants, with or without specialist registration in General Internal Medicine or Acute Medicine, are urged to apply for this wonderful role in the city of Bristol. CESR candidates can be supported through their application process with direct input from the supportive and willing department.
Based in the city of Bristol, this hospital provides a wide range of acute hospital services as well as some health services in South Bristol. The trust provides a full range of acute clinical services to three populations. Acute and emergency services are provided to the local population in South and central Bristol. Specialist regional services from Cornwall to Gloucestershire such as children's services, cardiac and cancer services, as well as specialist services across the whole of the South West, South Wales and beyond. The trust is divided into five clinical divisions: Women’s & Children’s, Medicine (including adults urgent and emergency care), Surgery, Specialised Services and Diagnostic & Therapies.
The trust are looking to appoint a Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine with Specialty Interests. This is an opportunity to join a Trust which is CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ and strongly committed to providing high quality safe care.
Benefits to this role
Apart from getting work within a talented acute team in a beautiful part of the country, there are many benefits financial and career-motivated to anyone looking at taking a role with BRI:
- Recruitment and Retention Premium up to £15k negotiable
- Relocation and pastoral support
- Job plans negotiable to include sessions in a relevant specialist interest, e.g. nephrology and respiratory medicine
- Additional PAs negotiable
To underline the Trust’s commitment to developing its acute medical services, it is has made major investments and changes to its model of care recently. There is a three year commitment to further expansion and investment in acute services. The Trust has recently piloted a Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) service, run jointly with the ED, which offers exciting opportunities in service growth and development for the successful candidate. You will have a rare opportunity to influence and shape future services and models of care.
Life in Bristol
Bristol itself is a beautiful and vibrant city bursting with entertainment, arts, culture, food and diversity. It offers a very high standard of living with excellent schools and housing. It has good transport links with easy access to London, the wider South West, the Midlands and Wales. Outside the city there are fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuits on the coast of Devon, Cornwall and Wales and the Brecon Mountains and the Cotswolds.
There are many wonderful schools, universities, day-care centres and family day activities for any family with children of all ages. Take a read through our promotional pack - Life in Bristol - to help you visualise what life in the city of Bristol might look like for you.