Consultant Physician Geriatric Medicine

Location
Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary
£77,913- £105,042
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
MR1256
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS organisations in the region, employing over 10,000 staff and serving a population of almost 800,000 residents. By merging Colchester and Ipswich hospitals in July 2018, we can provide the latest treatments locally, and be in a stronger position to save, grow and strengthen the many hospital and community services our residents rely on.

We are an ambitious trust with a simple vision, to provide the communities we serve with excellent healthcare and build a better future for the people of east Suffolk and North Essex. To help us do this, we will work closely with our local partners to deliver more of the joined-up services and care our residents need.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.

For our staff and our patients, we have the same philosophy: time matters. This new way of working will remove unnecessary stress and frustration caused by the systems we use and the way we work. We will concentrate on removing or improving the things we do that don't work for our patients. For our staff, this means more time to care for patients and greater opportunities to develop skills and experience.

To be the best, we need to attract and keep the best staff. Our size puts us in a strong position to grow, providing more of the latest services. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training. Support from technology and logistics will help us see patients at the right time.

So, if your ambition matches ours, it’s time to work together.

Applications are invited for the posts of Consultant in Older Peoples Services at Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals. You’ll be joining a team of consultants in elderly medicine who provide a comprehensive service for residents of North East Essex and East Suffolk as part of ESNEFT (East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust).  Two posts are being sought; a Geriatrician with an interest in Ortho-Geriatrics in Colchester and a Geriatrician with an interest in Movement Disorder in Ipswich.

This is an exciting time to be joining us. ESNEFT was formed on 1 July 2018 from a merger of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.

Our larger scale will provide you with opportunities to develop skills and experience, and our time matters philosophy will help us to see patients at the right time, attract and retain the best people and provide the latest treatments locally.  We are also developing close links with the academic institutions within our region which would enable us to offer research opportunities in the future if this is something the successful applicants would be interested in developing.

Colchester: Applications are invited for enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our friendly and dynamic team within Older People’s Services at Colchester Hospital. It is expected that the new appointee will participate in further development of an established Ortho-Geriatrics service for elderly patients in Northeast Essex. Other subspecialty interests are also be considered. The key elements of the role include inpatient care, Ortho-Geriatrics as well as teaching and training junior medical staff.

Ipswich: Applications are invited for enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our friendly and dynamic team within Older People’s Services at Ipswich Hospital and community services. This is a replacement post following the retirement of one of our colleagues and the opportunity to join an energetic team of professionals providing general geriatric and specialist Movement Disorder services for patients in East Suffolk.

Our vision for the future is simple: to provide the communities we serve with excellent healthcare and build a better future for east Suffolk and North Essex. We look forward to you joining us and being part of this vision.

To apply, please click the Apply button.

Closing date: 22 August 2019.

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