Locum Consultant - Medicine (Acute Medicine / General Medicine)

Locum Consultant - Medicine (Acute Medicine / General Medicine)
  • £95 - £120 per Hour
  • Locum
  • Kent, United Kingdom TN24 0LZ kent Kent GBR TN24 0LZ
Job Ref: VAC-157198
Sector: Medicine
Sub-sector: Consultant
Date Added: 30 May 2023

Client Name: East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Locum Consultant - Acute Medicine / General Medicine Doctor

Rates: £95-120

Shifts: Flexible and full-time

Location: Southeast England


  • Long term jobs and short shifts available
  • First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant
  • Free CPD courses and career support
  • Hundreds of new shifts available every day
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • 24/7/365 service, we're available when you need us

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Are you a registered doctor who wants to work in General Medicine? If you are passionate about providing the best general medical care and advice to entire communities, we would like to hear from you.

As a General Medicine Doctor at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, you will be responsible for patients of all ages and genders. You may have a specialism, however in this role, you will diagnose and treat a whole range of common diseases, injuries, and conditions. You will carry out tests and be able to interpret test results, offer preventative care, and make recommendations to patients that encourage a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing best practice. Dealing with both acute and long-term issues you will also make referrals to hospital consultants or other medical specialists as required.

A business with a future

Although life-saving treatment will be rarely required in the post of a General Medicine Doctor, you should have the skills and confidence to administer emergency procedures should they be needed. By choosing to build a strong and rewarding career at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust you will become a key element within their vision and display values of 'People feel cared for as individuals, People feel safe, reassured and involved, People feel teamwork, trust and respect sit at the heart of everything we do, & People feel confident we are making a difference.'

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as General Medicine Doctor, you will have:

  • Previous General Medicine experience would be beneficial but other specialist areas will be considered
  • First class communication skills with different groups - ages, abilities, levels of seniority
  • A good bedside manner, empathy, and the ability to listen carefully to patients
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Strong organisation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure, to time constraints and in medical emergencies
  • Ability to display resilience and stamina
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to take ownership for decisions

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a General Medicine Doctor with East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, you will:

  • Be a source of medical and emotional support to patients
  • Have the ability and knowledge to assess patients and provide accurate diagnoses
  • Deliver bespoke, effective treatment plans
  • Forge excellent relationships with team members (admin staff, support staff and medical colleagues)
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and patients
  • Complete all aspects of administration associated with your role
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also seeking second opinions/advice from peers when required
  • Escalate any major physical, mental, or social concerns you may have about patients to the relevant establishment/authority
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your practice
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines



  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Previous General Medicine experience would be beneficial but other specialist areas will be considered
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

If you are looking for a General Medicine role that continuously strives to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and work in an environment where everyone is inspired and empowered to be the best they can be.

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25/07/2023 07:35:14
GBP 95 120 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Amun Luther

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