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Trust Doctor SHO ( CMT1-2) in Geriatric Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£25,494 to £28,676 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Apr 2023

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Hospital, Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Trust Doctor SHO ( CMT1-2) in Geriatric Medicine

Fixed Term 6 months to 12 months

Our OPS (Older People's Services) team is growing, and we would like you to be a part of our fantastic workforce. We are advertising for a 1-year fixed-term clinical fellow (CMT1-2 equivalent) posts.This post will sit within the department of Older People's Services but can include General Medicine on-call work if the successful applicant so desires.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be able to develop individualised educational goals including a focus within the specialty of your choice.This post presents excellent opportunities to develop clinical skills and has a high level of consultant supervision. This provides a good educational opportunity and if the postholder is interested they will be able to gain audit, research or teaching experience.Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and we ensure our teams are well-rewarded for their contribution.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and have experience across a broad range of Medical Subspecialties.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Whipps Cross Hospital serves a local population with a high degree of frailty and within the Barts Health Group is being re-developed to be a centre of excellence for Geriatric Medicine.The department provides for a broad spectrum of sub-specialtyareas including Frailty, Acute Geriatrics, Ortho-Geriatrics, Surgical Liaison, Psychiatry Liaison, outpatients and Comprehensive GeriatricAssessment Clinics.The department regularly sees a rich mixture of pathology and complex psycho-social issues. The local population contains a significant level of frailty with high rates of dementia and associated delirium

Person Specification

  • Progression towards MRCP or Equivalent Specialist qualification
  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice


  • Evidence of participation in research (peer reviewed publications etc.)


  • Broad experience in G(I)M
  • Current ALS certificate


  • Experience in Geriatrics


  • Detailed knowledge of Geriatrics and G(I)M and of the specialist skills required for this post
  • Knowledge of multidisciplinary clinical audit and demonstrable commitment to improving quality of care to patients
  • Understanding of modern medical curricula and commitment to life-long learning 

BMJRef: BMJ-116073/259-MED0508WXH



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