The current Elderly Care Service in Dudley comprises inpatient beds (just over 100 beds) for acute medical care and inpatient rehabilitation, an ortho-geriatric service and outpatient clinics. There are a number of specialist clinics. A frail elderly short stay unit has been successfully piloted and is being developed. There is an outpatient rehabilitation service at the Corbett Rehabilitation Centre and community step-down rehabilitation beds in various care homes.
This new post is part of a planned expansion and development of Older Peoples’ Services in Dudley.
It is envisioned that this post will enhance the acute care of frail elderly patients in the acute medical admissions unit and in the Frail Elderly Short Stay Unit, where the post-holder will share consultant responsibility for 8 beds in Acute unit and 8 beds in short stay unit with an existing consultant.
Key features of the post are:
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.
This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.
We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.
At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Shams ud Duja (Consultant Physician/Geriatrician, Head of Medical services) on 01384 244117 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.