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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/09/2022.

Consultant in Geriatrics

Job Reference: 153-M3101

Employer:
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medicine
Location:
Bournemouth
Salary:
84,559 - 114,003

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.


UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL DORSET NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

 

 

COULD YOU HELP US CONTINUE TO LEAD THE WAY IN OLDER PERSONS MEDICINE?

 

 

CONSULTANT IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE

 

THIS POST IS A FEBRUARY 2023 START

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 17th October 2022

Join us at this very exciting time - it is nearly 2 years since Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch sites merged to become University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Our ambitious plans to develop our sites are well underway, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

Working across both sites, we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and team-oriented candidates with a passion for our specialty, to join our highly rated, innovative and forward thinking team of specialists. We have an established Frailty pathway, where our patients are either pulled from the Emergency Department directly to our Older Person’s Assessment Unit or admitted directly from GP calls so that specialist Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments can be undertaken as quickly as possible.




We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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