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Clinical Lead - Renal Medicine


Main area
Fixed term: 3 years
Part time - 4 sessions per week
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£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Salary period
02/10/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.


Job overview

We are pleased to advertise the post of Clinical Lead of Renal Medicine at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, further details of the role can be found in the attached job description.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Lead will provide strategic and clinical leadership, alongside the Specialty Director and Triumvirate, leading on cross-county strategic development and operational delivery of the Renal Medicine Service. They will be responsible for the delivery of clinical services within the Trust’s financial, workforce, operational targets and strategic objectives and accountable for overseeing clinical governance and quality.

Establishing effective working relationships across clinical and professional groups will be key to the success of the role, including participation in decision-making, target setting, workforce and job planning, and appraisal and revalidation processes.

Working for our organisation

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK.  We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description for further information.

Please contact Abigail Tomlins for any informal enquiries or discussion via Laura Barratt on 0300 422 5173  or via email on

Shortlisted candidates will be notified after the closing date.

Person specification

Qualifications/Clinical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Senior clinician, demonstrating successful clinical practice and good reputation
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership/management qualification

Special Knowledge/Abilities and/or experience

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of leadership and people management
  • Service Improvement – (must include improved quality/safety)
  • Ability to liaise with wide range of partners, including patients and public
Desirable criteria
  • Financial and budgetary awareness
  • Experience of job planning and appraisal processes
  • Knowledge of broader ICS and national picture/ agenda
  • Experience in NHS line management and service delivery
  • Demonstrable track record of effective performance
  • Experience of managing change

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Abigail Tomlins
Job title
Chief of Service Medicine Division
Email address
Telephone number
0300 422 5173