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Locum Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Diabetes and Endocrinology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term for 6 months
10 PA's
Job ref
Eastbourne District General Hospital/Conquest Hospital
Eastbourne/St Leonards on Sea
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
27/02/2018 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


Locum Consultant Diabetes and Endocrinology - Working in Eastbourne and Conquest Hospitals

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated colleague to join our department as a full time locum consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology. This is an enthusiastic and dynamic department providing a range of secondary care diabetes and endocrine services including a range of sub-specialty clinics. The department is research active and the successful candidate would be expected to:

• participate in research and audit..
• provide leadership and development to the existing diabetes and endocrinology service and
• engage in Education and Training

The appointee will work with five consultant colleagues to provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services across two acute sites at the Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital

The post holder is required to hold full GMC Registration.

10 reasons why you should live and work in Sussex.

1. Its natural beauty Sussex has some fantastic natural features such as the medieval heathland and forests of the High Weald and the Seven Sisters National Park

2. Its beaches and harbours Hastings still boasts the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, as well as the UK’s steepest funicular. Camber Sands is a magnet for kitesurfers and windsurfers. Meanwhile, Eastbourne offers a traditional Victorian seafront combined with the Sovereign Harbour marina.

3. Places to stay There’s a rich array of accommodation options, ranging from the five star Grand Hotel on Eastbourne seafront to quaint B&Bs set amid beautiful Sussex countryside. There are doctors’ accommodations at the Eastbourne site.

4. Its weather Often referred to as ‘The Sunshine Coast’, both Eastbourne and Hastings regularly top the UK list for locations that enjoy the most hours of sunshine.

5. Birthplace of English History The legacy of the Battle of Hastings still colours 1066 country, and the remains of William the Conqueror’s first English castle still stand today.

6. Its travel connections London is just over one and a half hours away by car or train, whilst Gatwick Airport, Eurostar and regular ferry crossings allow easy access to mainland Europe.

7. Its White Cliffs coastline The stunning and world famous White Cliff coastline includes the iconic Beachy Head and The Seven Sisters, as well as Seaford Head and Hope Gap.

8. Its places of cultural interest East Sussex offers a rich array of culture, from the modernist De La Warr Pavillion in Bexhill, to the cosmopolitan, vibrant and colourful city of Brighton.

9. Its open spaces Explore the beautiful South Downs Way, 1066 Country Walk, The Weald Way and the picturesque villages of Alfriston, Lewes, Rye, Heathfield and Burwash.

10. Its festivals To name but a few, these include the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations, Hastings Pirate Day, Eastbourne’s Airbourne International Airshow and Brighton Pride.


Details regarding the specifics of the role can be found within the job description.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr David Till Consultant physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology 01323 417400 ext 4902
Prof Nik Patel, Deputy Chief Medicine ext 5777

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 (3825)