Consultant Geriatrician - Special interest: Acute medicine

Caerphilly, Caerphilly (Caerffili)
£74,393 to £96,583 per annum/pro rata
02 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Plus 1 Additional Temporary Sessions

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Caerphilly, SE Wales

This is a great opportunity for a consultant geriatrician to join our close team at Ysybty Ystrad Fawr. The post provides a varied role with sessions in our Medical Assessment Unit and ward cover. Working at the new Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr site we have on average about 20 acute admissions per day through the MAU. The acute medical unit is comprised of 58 beds, which are split over 2 wards. We provide excellent teaching and training opportunities to our junior staff and trainees and a current on call of 1:9. There is an active postgraduate teaching programme and clinical audit is a priority for the department. The medical unit comprises of 8 consultant physicians based at YYF. Visiting Consultants provide, Acute medicine, Respiratory, Cardiology, Rheumatology and Dermatology cover. The medical teams comprise of SpR’s and junior doctors. The hospital is busy with both an acute and emergency workload, which is managed by the consultants and their respective teams. The consultants provide a daily on-call system. The appointee will be a valuable member and senior member of the acute medical directorate.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Inder Singh, Clinical Lead, 01443 802234. Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer: • Enhanced check with barred list information, including aadults barred list check Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice. Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview. This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 18th March 2018

Interview Date: 19th April 2018

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

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Yn dod i rym o’r 1af o Ebrill 2017, bydd pwyntiau 1, 2, 3, 4 a 5 ar AdN Band Cyflog  1 a Band Cyflog 2 yn cael ei addasu i £16,523 er mwyn adlewyrchu corffori’r cyflog byw o £8.45 yr awr.  

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage £8.45 per hour.

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