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Consultant in Medicine for Older People

Job Description

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Consultant in Medicine for Older People

North Bristol NHS Trust

Salary: £76,001 - £102,465

10 PAs

A special welcome package up to £15k, plus £400 pcm living allowance.

Following development of our frailty strategy, this is a very exciting time to be part of something special within the Medicine for Older People team at North Bristol, particularly if you wish to enhance and develop your skills and career.

With our move to the state-of-the-art new hospital Brunel building on the Southmead site and our community base at Cossham Community Hospital, we can support you if your interest lies in specialty liaison work such as working with vascular or surgical specialties, specialist clinics, admission avoidance, rehabilitation or other areas that you wish to progress. The post holder will work with ten other Medicine for Older People consultants in providing a range of services for older people with complex needs, and so you will have a supportive and friendly team around you, providing plenty of scope for you to showcase your skills and to learn more.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate extensive experience in Medicine for Older People and must be in possession of CCT in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

If you are interested please contact Dr Jarrod Richards, Specialty Lead in Medicine for Older People by calling  ( Phone number removed ) .

You can also submit your CV or obtain further details by contacting Carole Ferguson, Medical Personnel Officer  ( Phone number removed ) 

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel  ( Phone number removed ) .

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

In accordance with the Trust's Organisation Change policy, staff in a redeployment situation will be given prior consideration for any suitable vacancies advertised for this Trust

'Exceptional Healthcare, Personally Delivered'

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed

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.

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UK Registration

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