Consultant Geriatrician - Special Interest: Intermediate Care
Based: Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan, Ebbw Vale, South East Wales
Full Time (10 Sessions)
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Blaenau Gwent Community Resource Team in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board as a Consultant Geriatrician with an interest in Intermediate Care. This is a permanent position and will be community based.
As a key member of the Community Resource Team, the Consultant will be responsible for leading and developing our Rapid Response service and for ensuring that the highest standards of care are delivered to patients in their own homes.
The team has a positive reputation for providing responsive, high quality care and comprehensive geriatric assessments for older people, which are consultant led. We have outstanding services led by our Doctor, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Assistant Practitioners and Support Workers who constitute our rapid response, discharge to assess, falls and reablement teams.
This is an exciting post designed to improve patient experience through providing care locally as part of our Clinical Futures and Care Closer to Home Strategies. The post holder will be joining a passionate and dedicated team with a strong ethos for delivering community based care to frail elderly patients in partnership with Blaenau Gwent Local Authority Social Services, Primary Care Neighbourhood Care Networks, Community Hospital and other local organisations.
Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.
For further details / informal visits contact: - Sharan Ramakrishna, Clinical Director, Intermediate Care Services - 01443802246
This position involves Regulated Activity with children and/or adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
- Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults barred list check
Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC
Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.
Vacancy Ref: 040-CON472-A
Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 7th February 2022
Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 17th January 2022
Published in BMJ: 22nd January 2022
Interview Date: 8th March 2022