Trust Grade Doctor in Respiratory Medicine (ST1/2)

Main area
12 months fixed Term
40 Hours per Week
Job ref
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
21/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Applications are invited to the post of Trust Grade Speciality Doctor (SHO grade) in Respiratory Medicine at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. The post is for duration of one year (extendable) starting from August 2018. On calls are not included in the post, but can be considered depending on the needs of the applicant.


The Respiratory Department sits within the Cardio-Thoracic Group, which includes the Departments of Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and Infectious Diseases. The Respiratory Unit has 88 beds, including 4 negative pressure rooms and ward-based NIV. Sub-specialty out-patient clinics exist for airways disease, sleep medicine and ventilation, lung cancer, interstitial lung disease and TB, and there is a Respiratory on-call rota with ‘in-reach’ into Acute Medicine. There would be opportunity to get experience and training in these specialist areas and also in bronchoscopy and pleural procedures.


The University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire is one of England’s largest teaching hospitals and offers one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe. We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby, plus specialist services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. Our mission to ‘Care, Achieve and Innovate’ is demonstrated by our performance in high quality patient care, teaching and research


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.

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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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