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Consultant with an interest in Geriatric Medicine

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, Geriatric medicine
Contract Type
Full Time

Application for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview.

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious, dynamic individual to join our committed and well integrated multidisciplinary team, providing high standard care to the local community. This will be a full-time, substantive post (10 Programmed Activities).

The CotE team at FGH consists of 3 substantive CotE/Stroke physicians who are based on the 36 bedded elderly care/general medicine /stroke ward and who also in reach to the ED for front door Frailty and stroke assessments, orthopaedics and the 20 bedded community ward.

Consultants are supported by 3 ACP's in Frailty, Nurse Consultant and 5 ACP's in stroke, front door and stroke therapy support also.

Those with sub-specialty training in stroke medicine will be encouraged to apply.

Applicants are encouraged to clearly exhibit how they meet our criteria in their applications.

The trust is committed to negotiating a suitable relocation package and we can discuss your individual needs on application.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic physician to join the Care of the Elderly Team at Furness General Hospital.

The post holder would be expected to share in the duties above to allow for expansion of services including Virtual ward to support the increasing number of elderly patients attending FGH.

There is an active Day Hospital at FGH where daily clinics including Falls/TIA/General medicine are carried out.

This is a full time (10PA) post incorporating on call and personal SPA time.

About us

The Hospitals are situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty offering superb outdoor and recreational activities, related to the sea, lakes, fells and countryside.

UHMBhas a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.We work in partnership with Health Education EnglandNorth West(HEENW), the General Medical Council (GMC) and our local medical schools,to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust's high standards of patient care.UHMBT provide clinical placements for Medical Students fromLancaster Medical School and Medical Students and StudentPhysician Associates from the University of Central Lancashire. We also provide training for ourdoctors in training, specialty doctors and GP trainees as well as supporting the development of our consultant educators.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website

Application for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview.

Interview date: TBC

Person Specification

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council MRCP or equivalent
  • Certificate of completion in specialist training (CCT) in general internal medicine (GIM) and geriatric medicine or within 6 months of completion of training at the time of interview


  • MD or PhD degree


  • Broad exposure to medical diseases and the management of these
  • Comprehensive patient management, ability to train/supervise junior medical staff and medical students




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