Care of the Elderly (Geriatric) Consultant

Barnstaple, Devon
£82,096 to £110,683 pa
12 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Career Level
Full Time

We are looking for care of the elderly consultants to join our team at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

We are innovative, use cutting-edge technology and make things happen quickly enabling you to make a real difference in your speciality. We have a new dementia friendly ward, specialist dementia nurse, MDT support for frailty and run joint health and social care teams. These highly trained multi-disciplinary teams will support you to develop our care of the elderly services even further.

Successful candidates will be given a high degree of autonomy and time to undertake supporting professional activities including training and teaching or to pursue sub-speciality interests either in North Devon or via our close partnership with the RD&E in Exeter. This post is being offered as NDHT and the RD&E continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation. Working together means we can offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

NDHT is consistently ranked top in the South West for staff satisfaction and is based in Devon, a county rated as one of the best places in Britain to live. We support flexible working and timetables which allow you to enjoy all that our unique location offers from surfing or sailing on pristine beaches to hiking or riding on beautiful moorland.

Our medical staffing team will help you get settled, providing financial relocation support, registration for children at one of the excellent local schools and support for partners seeking employment.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Mike Jeffreys at or associate medical directors, Dr George Hands or Dr Karen Davies, on 01271 370202 for an informal chat ahead of interview.

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Closing date – 25 March 2021
AAC date – 22 April 2021 (pm)