Consultant in Elderly Medicine

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
Posted
02 Nov 2018
Closes
19 Nov 2018
Ref
361-R2R1374-B
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant in Elderly Medicine with an interest in POPS (Perioperative Care for older people having surgery)

A financial incentive of a £10k Golden Hello Payment will be offered to the successful  applicant.

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Elderly Medicine. This is a substantive appointment and is a new post, based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and an on-call commitment.

This post is an exciting development for the Elderly Care department and further expands a team of 8 Substantive consultants to continue providing excellent care for older patients in the hospital. The Trust recognises that effective ways of caring for older patients throughout the hospital are required to provide excellent quality of care and for sustainability of the organisation.

There is a full junior team already in place and proposal to enhance the team further with specialist nurses. The department has a close working relationship with the trust management and CCG who have made significant investments over the past few years. Newly appointed consultants will be supported by a mentor and have opportunities to develop skills within management and education.

The Lister Hospital is located in Hertfordshire approximately 25 miles from North London. It has excellent access via the A1M and good rail links as well as being surrounded by many towns and villages with good access to schooling.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr C Rippingale, Consultant Physician and CD for Elderly Medicine/Dr E Lines Consultant Physician and Deputy Divisional Chair for Medicine or Dr S Mathavakkannan Divisional Chair for Medicine on 01438 314333 ext 4007.

For a full advert, job description and to apply and also submit a copy of your CV, please click the apply button.

Please ensure that you provide the names and addresses of 3 referees (covering the last 3 years), one of whom should be your current employer.

Comprehensive information regarding the Trust and its services can be found at www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk.

Closing date for completed applications will be 19th November 2018.