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Substantive Consultant Dermatologist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Substantive Consultant Dermatologist to work in a district general hospital based in the Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is a district general hospital which specialises in Frailty, Dementia Care and Complex Discharge Planning to its patients


*You must possess MRCP qualification or equivalent, be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practice



As a Substantive Consultant Dermatologist your key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake new and follow up consultations for adults and children including a full assessment of the medical condition, the patient's concerns, and expectations.

    The post holder will enter full details of history, examination findings, diagnosis, and treatment plan in the case record

  • Dermatological diagnostic and surgical procedures as well as autonomous prescribing for patients

  • Manage and monitor patients on the 2 weeks wait pathway

  • Deputise at the MDT for the Clinical Lead

  • Follow care pathways for the common skin problems as recommend by national guidance

  • Prescribe treatment only for the presenting complaint and in accordance with the dermatology formulary and prescribing restrictions

  • Ensure that patient or carers are informed fully about the condition, answer any questions, supply written information if available and involve them in decisions about the treatment

  • Dictate a letter to the patient's GP at the time of the consultation for every patient and arrange to review the letters and amend as necessary to an appropriate timescale.

  • Undertake dermatological surgical procedures only with evidence of appropriate training.

  • Participate in Audit and evaluation

  • Undergo annual appraisal and participate in clinical governance meetings

  • Report incidents and complaints and cooperate with investigations

  • Undertake all required Postgraduate training and development to maintain skills

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel

  • You will need to be able demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in the management of all aspects of Dermatological conditions

The successful Substantive Consultant Dermatologist will receive an excellent salary up to £150,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance

  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality

  • Access to our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms, and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways

  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters

  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them.

    No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.

  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression

  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development

  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work.

    You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users

  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives

Reference ID: 5045

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV