Full time Consultant Geriatrician

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£79,860 to £107,668 pa
27 Sep 2019
04 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to join our dynamic team of Geriatricians and to work in a supported team of professionals to develop your career?

We are seeking to appoint 1.00 WTE Consultant Physician with an interest in Geriatrics Medicine to join our expanding team and department. We invite candidates who have a passion for leadership and want to be part of a dynamic team and are willing to work in a fast paced and busy department. You will join a thriving Geriatric Department with physicians who have special interest in falls, Parkinson’s disease, frailty and syncope, continence, and research (with links to the University of Sheffield). We have Specialist nurses in Continence promotion and Falls and are developing a frailty service for Barnsley.

You will receive mentoring and support for this role and it is envisaged there will be regular feedback meetings. The successful applicant will participate in the unselected medical take with a frequency of approximately 1:4 weeks (midweek) and 1:8 weeks (weekends) with a mandatory rest day for weekend working (on the Monday immediately post on call weekend). Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching will be expected, the College Tutor is a member of the CSU and the Trust has a good record in getting candidates through PACES.

The Trust is in the early stages of developing a quality Improvement hub with the aim to help build the capacity and capability for improvement across the Trust providing advice and support on how to use quality improvement approaches and methodologies.

All applicants should be fully registered with the General Medical Council, hold a Licence to Practise and be on the Specialist Register or within six months of CCT at the date of interview. This is a full time, permanent post

To find out more or to arrange informal visits please contact Dr Rob Atkinson,

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Director of Medicine & Urgent Care

Telephone: 01226 730000 or Dr B Madi, Consultant in Elderly Medicine, Clinical Lead & Honorary Senior Lecturer of Sheffield University. Telephone: 01226 730000. To apply, please click the apply button. If you have any queries regarding the application form, please contact the Medical Staffing Department on 01226 432131. Closing date: 4 November 2019. Interview date: 22 November 2019. Further information regarding the Trust can be obtained from our website www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk