2 Whole Time Consultant Physicians in Geriatric Medicine with an interest in Acute Frailty

£76,761 to £103,490 pa
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for 2 Consultant posts in Geriatric Medicine.

The appointees will join a team of 7 other consultants in the Directorate of Medicine for the Elderly.

The development of a new consultant model of care for acute and elderly medicine has led to this exciting opportunity to appoint further consultant physicians in elderly medicine. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich forms the nucleus of a community project. As part of this, the hospital is moving to a separate take system for older people, with the development of an acute frailty hub at the hospital “front door”. This will interface with community services including intermediate care, discharge to assess teams, and the development of a community frailty hub within the local community hospital at Eltham.

The successful applicants will hold a CCT in General (Internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

A specialist interest in Elderly Medicine, to complement those of the other Elderly Medicine Consultants is encouraged. A commitment to education and training or other evidence of academic achievement will be an advantage.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was established in October 2013, following the integration of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. The Trust provides a comprehensive portfolio of high quality acute healthcare services to a critical mass of more than c.526,000 people living across the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and North Bexley together with a broad portfolio of community services, primarily, but not exclusively, for those living in Lewisham.

An attractive relocation package is available.

For further information please contact Dr David Sulch, Divisional Director of Medicine, david.sulch@nhs.net, tel 07889 525333, or Dr Elizabeth Aitken, Medical Director, elizabeth.aitken@nhs.net, tel 0208 333 6080.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practise and should have an appropriate CCT or equivalent or be within six months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.

For more information and to apply for this position, please click the Apply button 

Please ensure that you upload a copy of your recent CV to support your application, including the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer/clinical supervisor). If you are not on the specialist register please also ensure you enclose evidence/confirmation that you will be on the specialist register or have a CCT within 6 months of the interview date.

Closing Date: 3rd July 2017

Interview Date: 31st August 2017

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