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Consultant Geriatrician – Community Outreach

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Elderly Care
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week (12 PA's)
Job ref
253-0422-4128010
Site
Russells Hall Hospital
Town
Dudley
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
12/06/2022 23:59

Job overview

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.

Main duties of the job

This new post is part of a planned expansion and development of Older Peoples’ Services in Dudley. This new post is part of a planned expansion and development of Older Peoples’ Services throughout Dudley. 

The envisioned role for this post is to build on existing services to enhance the community geriatric service for older people in Dudley. 

Key features of the post are:

  • To collaborate with colleagues in the community and the Elderly Care team to develop community services for older people in Dudley.
  • To manage elderly patients in Care of the Elderly Ward or EAU
  • To collaborate with Elderly Care colleagues in the work of the Elderly Care department and contribute to developing the Elderly Care service.

Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Candidate must have full registration with the GMC and be on the Specialist Register with the GMC or within 6 months of Specialist Registration in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine on the date of interview

Relevant knowledge and experience requirements

Essential criteria
  • • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCST/CST
  • • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for the care of patients and offer expert clinical opinion in the specialty
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in Medical input at EAU and ED

Personal / Managment Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team. Flexible outlook on working hours
Desirable criteria
  • Previous leadership or management experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Armed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI Silver Standard 2021

Applicant requirements

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Shams Duja
Job title
Medical Service Head
Email address
shams.duja@nhs.net
Telephone number
01384456111
Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Shams ud Duja (Consultant Physician/Geriatrician, Head of Medical services) on 01384 244117 or email shams.duja@nhs.net.