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Consultant in Geriatric Medicine (x2)

Job Reference: 415-MP413-19

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
415 Med Staff General Medicine : 00301
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Consultant in Geriatric Medicine (x2)

We are looking for care of the elderly consultants to join our physicians team at Northern Devon Healthcare Trust. We are innovative, use cutting-edge technology and make things happen quickly enabling you to make a real difference in your speciality. We operate a strong non-medical model using highly trained multi-disciplinary teams that will support you to work at the top of your registration.

Successful candidates will be given a high degree of autonomy, opportunities to develop the service and time to undertake supporting professional activities including training and teaching. We have a new dementia friendly ward, specialist dementia nurse, MDT support for frailty and run joint health and social care teams. We need you to help to develop our care of the elderly services even further.

NDHT is one of the top-performing NHS Trusts in the country with an enviable patient satisfaction record. We are ranked top in the South West for staff satisfaction and are based in Devon, a county that is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Britain to live.

Applicants are encouraged to come and visit the department prior to interview – please contact Dr Theron on 01271 313943.




Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

According to many clinical targets, we rate as one of the best performing non-foundation trusts in England, because we treat patients in line with national waiting time standards, have very few hospital-acquired infections and meet our four-hour waiting times for urgent care. We have a huge range of clinical expertise that we share across professional spheres to ensure people get world-class care when they need it.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

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. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.



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