Respiratory Consultant

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • £93,666 - £126,281 Per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted March 18, 2024

Currently we have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a Respiratory Consultant to work for an NHS organisation in Yorkshire and Humber.

Salary: £93.666 – £126,281

Position: Respiratory Consultant

Hours: Full Time, Particpation on GIM on GIM on call rota is essential (1:16 weekday & 1:8 weekends)

Location: Yorkshire and Humber

For this role, you will be responsible for:

Diagnosing, treating and providing continuous care for adults of all ages with a wide range of respiratory and related conditions. It’s an exciting and diverse specialty that requires a grounding in general medicine and expert respiratory knowledge and interventional skills. It draws together elements of many other specialties including:

  • oncology
  • infectious diseases and public health
  • immunology
  • palliative care
  • intensive care

Assessing patients in outpatients’ clinics is an important part of your work. You’ll spend time in both general respiratory clinics and specialist clinics.

In a general respiratory clinic, you’ll see patients referred by their GP with symptoms such as breathlessness, cough or wheeze or who have an abnormal chest x-ray.

In a specialist respiratory clinic, you’ll deal with a range of problems including:

  • asthma
  • cancer
  • cystic fibrosis (an inherited condition that causes sticky secretions in multiple organ systems including the lungs)
  • interstitial lung disease (scarring of the lung tissue)
  • pulmonary vascular disorders (affecting the circulatory system of the lungs)
  • sleep related breathing disorders, for example obstructive sleep apnoea
  • tuberculosis or TB (a bacterial lung disease)

What benefits are on offer?

  • NHS Pension – As a permanent NHS employee, you will be entitled to the NHS Pension, which is an excellent and generous scheme that is recognised as the best in the world, both in the UK and globally.
  • NHS Discount – NHS employees can also take advantage of a fantastic range of discounts in shops, restaurants, hotels and other services.
  • Annual Leave – All permanent employees are entitled to annual leave, plus an additional 8 days of bank holidays. The amount of annual leave you will receive depends on your length of service.
  • Sick Leave Pay – As a permanent NHS employee, you will also be entitled to sick leave pay.
  • Maternity Pay – As a permanent NHS employee, you will benefit from maternity pay too if you are having a baby. This is given to both full-time and part-time employees and you also have the right to take paid time off for antenatal care.

For this role, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Able to successfully undergo an enhanced DBS check.
  • Able to demonstrate independent clinical experience knowledge and skill in Respiratory Medicine at consultant level

What can Athona offer you?

  • Experts in the Healthcare sector offering a professional and supportive service
  • Nationwide vacancies available in the NHS and private sector, many exclusive to Athona
  • Provide support from start to finish, including negotiations on terms and onboarding
  • Overseas support for candidates not familiar with the UK
  • A supportive team who truly care about your career, taking the time to understand your needs and help you achieve your aspirations
  • Support beyond placement, making sure you’re happy with your new job and it continues to fulfil your career goals.

Interested? Simply apply above today to enjoy these excellent career prospects and reap the rewards of making a real difference to others, every day.

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