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Consultant in Geriatrics


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Full time 10 PA's per week
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King's Mill Hospital
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
06/03/2018 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) is an award winning, modern and friendly trust, dedicated to providing outstanding care.  We are an improving organisation with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future.  Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure the patient is at the heart of everything we do.  

At SFH we value our staff.  We know that happy, highly motivated, engaged staff are key to providing the highest quality care for our patients. We offer a range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment.  We’re committed to enabling colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

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

What our staff say about us from our recent anonymous Staff Survey: 

'The organisation is a good place to work with strong values and a clear commitment to quality of care and patient experience.'


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
* Neurology
* Acute/Front door Geriatrics
* Community Geriatrics

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 or Dr Anne-Louise Schokker, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Director for Medicine on 01623 622515 ext. 6050

If you have problems applying, contact

01623 622515 ext 4171