Consultant Geriatrician

London (Central), London (Greater)
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
23 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate

  • Responsive

  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty

  • E quality

  • A ccountability

  • R espect

  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is seeking to appoint Consultants in The Department of Elderly Care primarily based at Northwick Park Hospital. Our department is undergoing an exciting period of expansion and service development. Dynamic, enthusiastic and team-oriented candidates with a passion for our specialty, who are keen to take an active role in service development are invited to apply for these positions.

Our department's aim is to deliver a comprehensive range of services across primary, intermediate and secondary care, and to improve access to specialist health care for older people, and in particular to develop and support:

  • The management of older people in the acute setting and development of acute services specifically aimed at early intervention, admission avoidance and reduction in length of stay. This includes an ED frailty service, an OPSSU (older person’s short stay unit) and rapid access ambulatory care for older people
  • Specialist multidisciplinary care on our acute wards for older people at Northwick Park Hospital
  • Links with STARRS and Harrow Rapid Response focusing on prevention of hospital admission, ambulatory care, acute medicine, A&E and outpatient services for older people.
  • Inpatient rehabilitation at Willesden Community Hospital

We are a friendly cohesive department working within the Integrated Medicine Division. New consultants will be supported to develop their own special interest and mentoring will be provided. Consultants will be offered the opportunity to participate in medical on call duties to keep up their GIM skills. Applications are welcomed from Doctors within 6 months of their CCT, or CESR in Geriatric medicine, and existing consultants looking to relocate. The posts are full time, 10PA (7.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA) however applicants looking to work less than full time are also invited to apply.

We welcome informal visits and enquires. For more information please contact Dr Premila Fade Clinical Lead 07796705678.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Premila Fade, Consultant & Clinical Lead,

Jamie Zanardo. General Manager.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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