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Consultant in Geriatric Medicine - Golden Hello

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Geriatric medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

Consultant in Geriatric Medicine 3 x Posts at Ealing Hospital

We are looking for 3 new colleagues to join our friendly, supportive department. The posts will be based at Ealing Hospital.

This job involves day-to-day care of patients living with frailty on the Geriatric medicine wards, acute floors, Older Persons Rapid Access Clinic (OPRAC) and within other specialist roles such as dementia care, Parkinson's care or surgical liaison.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing department, as we undergo an exciting period of expansion and service development. Dynamic, enthusiastic and team-oriented candidates with a passion for our specialty, who are keen to take an active role in service development, are invited to apply for this position.

We are an enthusiastic and supportive team which is passionate about delivering high quality care to our patients, excellent educational opportunities for trainees, and in working collaboratively with the wider healthcare system.

This post attracts a 'Golden Hello' payment applicable to new applicants only taking a substantive post. Details are below:

  • £7,000 golden hello paymentfor new recruits to be paid in 12 equal instalments
  • £12k recruitment and retention fee year 1, 2 & 3(paid in equal monthly instalments) (new recruits)
  • Successful candidates will be also eligible for a relocation allowance of £12,000(if required)

JD Pending RCP Approval

Main duties of the job

Our department's aim is to enhance the health and wellbeing of our older population. We deliver a comprehensive range of services across intermediate and secondary care with particular focus on early comprehensive geriatric assessment in the acute setting. Our services include:

  • Specialist multidisciplinary care on our wards for older people.
  • Comprehensive orthogeriatric service
  • An Emergency Department Frailty Service
  • OPRAC/SDEC outpatient clinics
  • Surgical liaison service
  • Parkinson's service

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description
Job responsibilities

We would welcome other subspecialty interests that could enhance our service. We will work with successful candidates to incorporate these into their job plans alongside inpatient geriatric medicine.

We are a friendly department working within the Integrated Medicine Division. New Consultants will be supported to develop their own sub-specialty interest and mentoring will be provided. Consultants will be offered the opportunity to participate in the unselected medical take as part of their on-call duties to keep up GIM skills and accreditation.Applications are welcomed from Doctors within 6 months of their CCT, or CESR in Geriatric medicine, and existing consultants looking to relocate. The posts are full time, 10PA (7.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA) however applicants looking to work less than full time are also invited to apply.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MRCP
  • Experience in the management of older people

Desirable

  • MD, PhD or equivalent

Knowledge & Expertise
Essential

  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining (UK) CCST in General Medicine and Geriatric Medicine
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for the care of patients.
  • IT skills and computer literacy

Desirable

  • NHS experience within the last 3 years

Registration
Essential

  • Entry on Specialist Register in Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine via CCT (within 6 monts of interview), CESR or European Community Rights

Teaching
Essential

  • Experience of teaching and training undergraduates, postgraduates and junior medical staff

Desirable

  • MD or PhD
  • Evidence of ongoing interest and achievement in research

Management & Audit
Essential

  • Understanding the principles of clinical governance and its implications
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of finance/budgets
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to plan strategically and to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures
  • Ability to motivate and develop the MDT, balancing departmental and personal objectives

Desirable

  • Evidence of service audit or change management

Language
Essential

  • able to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements

Personal Skills
Essential

  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies

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Company


London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We also provide specialist care at Meadow House Hospice. We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

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