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Clinical Fellow ST3+ Geriatric Medicine

Job Description

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute hospital services and community health services across Wiltshire. We have approximately 5,200 staff who pride themselves in delivering an outstanding service to patients and users.

Clinical Fellow ST3+ Level – Geriatric Medicine

Great Western Hospital, Swindon

This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Fellow ST3+ level doctor to join the Geriatric Medicine Team at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. The appointee will take part in caring for the patients on the ward and depending on experience may also be able to partake in clinics.

This post is available ASAP until 28th February 2016.

Full GMC registration and MRCP with PACES is essential.

If you have an interest in Leadership and Management and would like to do a formal qualification there may be an opportunity to do this whilst undertaking this role. The Trust supports the Health, Economics, Leadership Management Programme (HELM) and is committed to supporting those Doctors who are keen to learn more about NHS Management.

The Department of Geriatric Medicine (also known as DOME) provides acute inpatient services for older people at the Great Western Hospital; inpatient rehabilitation services both at the GWH and Savernake Hospitals and also provides input into Intermediate Care schemes (working closely with primary care) in and around Swindon and Marlborough.

The Great Western Hospital is an attractive new building set on the outskirts of the busy and popular town of Swindon. The hospital has excellent travel links: 5 minutes by car to Junction 15 of the M4. The town is on the main rail line between Bristol and London Paddington with travel times of less than one hour to either.

To discuss the post and arrange an informal visit please contact Latoya Hulcoop, Medical Workforce Assistant Advisor on  ( Phone number removed ) , email ( Email address removed )

Please note that the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust does not pay travel expenses for interviews.

Please note this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if interested. We will endeavour to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period. The probationary period works alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment that allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role within a reasonable and realistic timescale.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates that are offered a position after the 1st July 2016 will be required to pay for their own DBS checks if one is required for the post they are offered. For standard DBS checks the cost is £26 and will recovered from the first months pay; for enhanced DBS checks the cost is £44 and will be split over the first 2 months pay. (£22 each month)

If you are offered a bank post that requires a DBS you will need to pay for this prior to commencing.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The organization is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.

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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