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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/06/2019.

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Clinical Fellow Geriatrics/Medicine

Job Reference: 259-MED0064WXH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Elderly Medical Team
Whipps Cross Hospital, London
£31,217 to £49,086 per annum

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.

Our OPS team is growing and we would like you to be a part of our fantastic team. We have a variety of 1 year fixed term clinical fellow (CMT1-2 equivalent) posts. These posts will sit within the department of Older People’s Services but may include General Medicine, Acute Medicine & Ambulatory Care, Respiratory Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine with precise rotations agreed between the post-holder and the Trust.


Many of these posts will be un-banded (no out of hours commitment) and may be ideal for those studying for exams.


Successful applicants will be able to develop individualised educational goals including a focus within the specialty of your choice. This post presents excellent opportunities to develop clinical skills and has very high level of consultant supervision. This provides a good educational opportunity and if the post holder is interested they will be able to gain audit, research or teaching experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our teams are well rewarded for their contribution.


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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal discussions are encouraged and you are invited to 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.

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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.

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

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