Consultant in Geriatrics

Location
Cornwall
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
156-MS-2024 and 156-MS-2023
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for the posts of Consultant in Geriatrics, working for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Cornwall.

The RCH team of Older People Services has recently been described by the National Frailty Network as ‘a great group of geriatricians who are making important steps towards improving an already first rate frailty service.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who will enjoy helping us to grow and develop the Frailty Service, in particular the Older Persons Assessment and Liaison Unit (OPAL) and the Front-door Frailty Service in the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

We are seeking colleagues from a range of backgrounds – geriatrics, stroke, neuro-rehabilitation and neurology.  Dual accreditation will be considered.  We are also keen to receive applications from GP’s who are looking to further develop their acute or geriatric skills through additional sessions in the acute hospital or at one of the community sites.

There are opportunities to work in the acute and community hospitals, as well as a wide range of outpatient clinics, teaching and research. The posts can be tailored to your skills and interests.

To apply for this role or view further information and the job description please click the apply button and enter reference number 156-MS-2023

We also have a post for Consultant in Stroke please click the apply button and enter reference number 156-MS-2024 for further information

Informal enquiries regarding this post should be addressed to Dr. Laura Wesson, Specialty Lead, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, (laurawesson@nhs.net 01872 252447) or Naomi Wakeley, Directorate Manager, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, (Naomi.wakeley@nhs.net, 01872 252019).

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date: 2nd June 2019

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