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GP with Extended Roles in Geriatric Medicine/Frailty

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£68,975 to £104,085 a year NA
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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The postholder will provide senior clinical support for the service at Ascot House which is a Discharge to Assess and Intermediate Care which Wythenshawe Hospital are commissioned to provide medical input to. This is a unit where older/frail patients are transferred following an acute illness for rehabilitation and reablement. The GP will provide medical management of patients and medical leadership of the team in conjunction with a Consultant Geriatrician.

The postholder will also have the opportunity to contribute to outpatient clinic activity and / or Hospital at Home work

Main duties of the job

Main duties include:

  • Board round
  • Admissions, discharges,
  • Unwell pts
  • Speaking to families
  • Advance care planning
  • Respect discussions
  • Ongoing management of clinical issues following hospital discharge, as in the community,
  • Bloods/investigations as appropriate
  • Other ongoing referrals as required.
  • CGA
  • GP needs to have seen all the patients - (in case of death and paperwork)

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you'll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that you're even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you'll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you'll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification
Professional qualifications
Essential

  • Recognised Medical degree
  • MRCGP or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration and License to Practice
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in General Practice
  • Inclusion or eligibility for inclusion on the Manchester Performers List

Desirable

  • Relevant Higher Degree or management qualification/training

Experience
Essential

  • Broad experience in primary care and management of frailty / older people and / or with multi- morbidity including mental illness
  • Able to use EMIS systems

Desirable

  • Leading of a multi- disciplinary team.
  • Primary and secondary care interface experience relevant to the patient cohort, e.g. GPwSI role

Skills
Essential

  • Commitment to and experience of undergraduate and postgraduate learning and teaching
  • Experience of involvement in a research project and publication or published audit project
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the service
  • Ability to take the role of team leader

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-WTWA-6039315*

 

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