Consultant Geriatrician

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
£74,393 - £96,583 per anum (pro rata for part time)
09 Feb 2018
04 Apr 2018
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

Full Time (10 Sessions)
Consultant Physician Geriatrician 
Anticipated Start Date: Immediately
Base: Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the substantive position of Consultant Geriatrician. The successful applicant will work in a team of 8 consultant physicians with 4 consultants based at Nevill Hall Hospital. The team provides a comprehensive geriatrician service to a catchment population of over 550,000. 

The Directorate of Older Adult Medicine sits within the Unscheduled Care Division of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and is committed to delivering a modern, sustainable and patient-centered service. Geriatrician services at Nevill Hall Hospital are undertaken in the outpatients department. A dedicated tilt testing session is held in the Day Hospital. A clinical nurse specialist supports the Stroke service at the Nevill Hall Hospital site. The inpatients under the care of the Geriatrician services are based on ward 4/3, a 32 bedded ward (COTE/gen med) shared between two geriatricians. Participation in the medical on-call rota will be on a 1 in 13 basis. 

Abergavenny is located in South-East Wales, within an easy 40 minutes commute from Cardiff, Bristol and Bath. It has good train and road access (M4/ M50), and is located immediately adjacent to the Brecon Beacons National Park (awarded the prestigious International Dark Sky Reserve status) as well as offering extensive activities and amenities.

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

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 an adults 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 04th April 2018

Interview Date: 03rd May 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 

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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  • to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation;
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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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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