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Trust Registrar (Geriatrics) Acute Frailty/Interface Geriatrics ST3+

Job Reference: 259-MED0061WXH

Employer:
Barts Health NHS Trust
Department:
Geriatrics
Location:
Whipps Cross University Hospital, London
Salary:
£31,217 to £49,086 pa

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.


Exciting times in our OPS department and we have fantastic opportunities you to join us. We are looking for fixed term Trust Registrars (Higher trainee equivalent) to join us. The posts offer an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing team and to develop new models of working with our Interface Geriatrics and the Admissions Avoidance in the Emergency Department (ED) and Frailty Assessment Unit (FAU). The posts are designed to capitalise on recent changes in pathways within the ED which will enable earlier identification of frail patients and earlier commencement of a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Working under the supervision of a Consultant you will work closely with Therapies colleagues in the ED to assess frail patients early in their journey and to commence relevant treatments and working with the Admissions Avoidance Team admit patients to the FAU or discharge as appropriate.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and have significant experience across a broad range of Geriatric Subspecialties.

Whipps Cross Hospital serves a local population with a high degree of frailty and within the Barts Health Group is being developed to be a centre of excellence for Geriatric medicine. The department provides for a broad spectrum of sub-specialist areas including: frailty, acute geriatrics, orthogeriatrics, surgical liaison, psychiatry liaison, outpatients and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Clinics. The department regularly sees a rich mixture of pathology and complex psycho social issues. The local population contains a significant level of frailty with high rates of dementia and associated delirium.

 

The Care Quality Commission has recognised the significant improvements made at Whipps Cross in their latest visit and the 2018 Staff Survey results showed staff have seen many improvements in their working lives. With our passionate staff and commitment to safe and compassionate care, we know Whipps Cross will keep getting better and better. We’d love you to join us on our journey to good and outstanding. Come and be part of the Whipps Cross family where you can make a difference.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Simon Green, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Director on 0208 5356525.




We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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