Locum Diabetes Consultant

Job Ref: MH Diab HQ02TZYQ
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Diabetes
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 21 November 2022
  • Dudley, West Midlands, UK DY1 2HQ Dudley West Midlands GBR DY1 2HQ
  • Andrea Stead
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Client Name:The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Locum Diabetes Consultant

Rates: £100 - £120 per hour

Shifts: Duties to include: Ward cover- monthly rota between 6 consultants (to include weekends).

Location: Dudley


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As a locum consultant in Diabetes, your skills, knowledge, and experience are critical to the provision of Endocrinology and Diabetes services throughout the hospital, particularly diagnostic, investigative, and holistic treatment.

Working flexible shifts at Russells Hall Hospital, you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow healthcare professionals as you work to ensure the highest standards of care are provided to patients of all ages while being a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior Endocrinologists and Diabetologists.

The Russells Hall Hospital takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously. While diabetes is predominantly an outpatient specialty, a number of patients require hospital admission for complex investigations or the management of complications. As a result, to ensure you have the ability to do your best work, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical equipment in the country and unparalleled opportunities for specialism, research and academia throughout your consultancy.

As a locum Diabetes Consultant, you will be dedicated to imparting complex knowledge and championing skill enhancement throughout the hospital. Leading by example, you will encourage uptake for the wide range of development and support packages available, supporting and mentoring your fellow healthcare professionals in their continuous professional development.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Diabetes Consultant, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • A pro-active approach to research and academia
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a locum Diabetes Consultant with The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust you will:

  • Provide diagnosis, screening, treatment, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patient care.
  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
  • Coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment.
  • Provide constant monitoring and care for patients.
  • Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
  • Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
  • Conduct research to help develop and test surgical techniques and equipment that can improve operating procedures and outcomes
  • Help teach and train other junior doctors and medical students and other members of the multidisciplinary team.



  • MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or equivalent.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to practice
  • Valid RTW in the UK

If you are looking for a locum consultancy role within a Trust that continuously strives to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and be a part of something unique with Medacs.

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