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Specialty Doctor Care of the Elderly

Job Reference: 347-1739923-A

Employer:
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
General Medicine
Location:
SDGH / ODGH, Southport
Salary:
MC46 (£39,060 - £72,840)

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.


Specialty Doctor

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust

Care of the Elderly

Permanent

Full-Time

MC46 (£39,060 - £72,840)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

The Trust is looking to appoint a permanent Specialty Doctor on for Care of the Elderly medicine.

This is an ideal post for someone planning a career in general medicine and wanting to progress their career as a Specialty Doctor.

The post holder will participate in a 1 in 16 rota. You will work alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking team. The successful candidates will undertake specialty outpatient clinics, carry out inpatient ward rounds, participate in the medical on-call rota, and review specialty ward referrals with Consultant supervision. They will also get the chance to provide training and supervision to Junior Doctors, and will participate in a rolling teaching programme. This post will require cross site working at both Southport and Ormskirk.

The Trust encourages and supports continual professional development, and there is a Postgraduate Medical Education Centre on the Hospital sites with library and study facilities. Study leave will be provided to support and develop the post holder’s interests.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to these values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Advertising Date: 10th September 2019

Closing Date: 25th September 2019

Shortlisting Date: 26th / 27th September 2019

Interviews: 3rd October 2019

 

For further details / informal visits contact:For an informal visit please contact Dr A Ahmed, Clinical Director via Switchboard on 01704 547471

Please note such visits do not form part of the interview process.




Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.


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.


UK Registration

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



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