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Locum Consultant in Older People's Medicine

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
St James University Hospital
£84,559 to £114,003 pa (+OOH Enhancements)
Closing date
30 Aug 2022

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Hospital, Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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St James's Hospital

Ref: 298-MED-3269

We have 1 x Locum Consultant Geriatrician posts that will be available immediately for a period of 6 months to cover maternity leave. The inpatient work connected to the post will be based at St James's Hospital.

The post will be 10PAs with the option to work LTFT if preferred and will be focussed on managing Older People in patients and supporting the discharge process.

The successful applicants should hold MRCP (UK) accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent, and should be on the Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK, or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director.

The ideal applicants for these posts will be able to demonstrate the following attributes: strong knowledge and skills in elderly medicine, positive response to the challenges of service development, resilience and flexibility in the face of change, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They will be able to work cooperatively with colleagues both at consultant level and across the multidisciplinary team. They will have a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and an ability to demonstrate an understanding of the role of research in driving up clinical quality. Excellent communication and team working skills, a strong commitment to teaching and service development are essential.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:

Dr Gillian Fox, Lead Clinician in Leeds Centre for Older People's Medicine

Dr Elizabeth Garthwaite, Clinical Director for the Specialty and Integrated Medicine Clinical Service Unit

Iain MacBrairdy General Manager for the Specialty and Integrated Medicine Clinical Service Unit


BMJ Ref: BMJ-88750/298-MED-3269


Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the biggest NHS trusts in the country, offering a range of both general and specialist hospital services, with excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and academic training.

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