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Consultant in Geriatrics

Consultant

Main area
Geriatrics
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 10 PAs per week
Job ref
214-MED19-06-01
Site
King's Mill Hospital
Town
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
Closing
30/06/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018 the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


 

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who are committed to excellence in Geriatrics to join a pro-active team with an excellent clinical reputation in providing a range of services within the hospital and the community. The consultant team delivers a high quality needs related service to frail and older patients wherever they are. The team uses their knowledge and experience to lead and influence the development of services for the frail elderly both within the acute Trust and in the community.

We are looking for applicants with interests in any of the following sub specialties;

* Dementia
* Falls 
* Ortho Geriatrics 
* Acute/Front door Geriatrics
* Medical Education

Applicants with other sub-specialty areas of interest may also be considered.

We are also able to offer an attractive recruitment package to include:

* An attractive recruitment and retention premia.
* Relocation budget of up to £5,000
* Named Mentor for the first year of employment to facilitate settling in to the new working environment
* Additional allocation of SPA time within the job plan for the first 2 years in order to allow time for service development (typically 7.5:2.5 split between DCC and SPA time)
* Access to additional study leave funding for the first 2 years of employment

You will join the department at a time of rapid growth and Geriatrics service development across the whole local health system including primary care, secondary care and community care. You will have an opportunity to gain valuable experience of service transformation and development. 

Full registration with Specialist Registration and a license to practice with the GMC is essential. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is also essential.

As a Trust we provides care across three hospital sites - King’s Mill Hospital, Newark Hospital and Mansfield Community Hospital. We are the main acute hospital trust for the local area, proudly providing high quality healthcare for 420,000 people across north Nottinghamshire, as well as parts of Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital and community services, including planned and emergency surgery, children’s services, obstetric and gynaecological care.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Steve Rutter, Head of Service for Geriatrics 01623 622515 ext. 6050