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Consultant Geriatrician

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£82,096 to £110,683 a year per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2022

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Hospital, Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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An amazing opportunity has arisen for the right person to join our Trust within Medicine for Older People. If you feel inspired and motivated by our Job description and representation of our Trust and feel that you may be the person we are looking for then please feel free to apply and allow us the opportunity to read your application and invite you to a interview with our team. Our in-patent services are run across 3 sites by a dynamic team who are responsive and proactive to our speciality requirements. You will be employed by NWAFT and join our existing team of 8 Consultants who currently work across the three hospitals in the trust.

Main duties of the job

o Maintenance and development of Medicine for Older People services within the Trust to the highest standard.

o To share with multidisciplinary colleagues the responsibility of delivering high quality care in Geriatric Medicine in community and inpatient settings.

o Teaching and training of junior staff, medical students, nurses and other professionals allied to medicine.

o To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and Audit.

o To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME) and commitment to revalidation.

About us

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

With just over 6,000 staff and a 450-strong team of volunteers helping patients and visitors we are able to offer an exciting opportunities to new applicants.

As for living in the area, there is a wealth of choice with city living, small towns and villages all within reasonable commute to the hospitals. There are excellent schools and a wide variety of social and leisure activities to choose from.

So if you are looking to develop your career and want to do so in an environment which is challenging and growing we would encourage you to look further into a future with NWAngliaFT.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The appointment is for a total of 10 PAs. This includes 8.5 clinical programmed activities (CPA) and 1.5 SPA (supporting programmed activities) sessions. SPAs will include audit and clinical governance, teaching, appraisals, revalidation, CPD and research. Clinical sessions will be ward rounds, sub-specialty work and clinical admin plus communication with carers. A sample job plan is below. There is room for flexibility in how the successful candidate may want to work.

Person Specification
Qualifications GMC reg

  • Years Experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust




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