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Locum Consultant - Care of the Elderly

Job Reference: 230-22205632-MED-A

Employer:
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Elderly Care
Location:
13328 Care of the Elderly, Nuneaton
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Please note:

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC where all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails/messages sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.


Locum Consultant – Care of theElderly

The medical directorate at the George Eliot Hospital is delighted to present an opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual to contribute to the development and significant expansion of its high performing service within Elderly Care and Stroke. The successful applicant will join an enthusiastic team of Consultants providing Frailty, Stroke and Orthogeriatric expertise; as well as supporting a dedicated elderly care ward which prides itself on providing high quality care for patients, relatives and carers, front door ED assessment for frailty and AMU support for frailty.

The post holder will join an elderly care team offering acute medical services to a catchment population of approximately 250,000. The successful candidate will be well supported working in a friendly, modern and well equipped unit and will be joining a trust with excellent professional and academic facilities. George Eliot Hospital is affiliated with the University Of Warwick Medical School. In addition on the main hospital site there is also a first class modern education and conference facility in the George Eliot Training and Education Centre (GETEC), housing an excellent library and state of the art learning support facilities.

There is excellent accommodation nearby with ample leisure facilities and outstanding schools within the area. Birmingham International airport is close by as are the Birmingham and Coventry cities with their excellent shopping and cultural facilities.

Applicants should hold full GMC Registration and a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General (internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine or be eligible for entry to the Specialist Register within six months of the AAC date. A commitment to education and training or other evidence of academic achievement will be an advantage. We are also willing to be flexible and will look at options for potential applicants to work full times hours over less than five days.

Our plans are ambitious and we are undergoing an exciting period of transformation in order to achieve our stated aim of excelling at patient care and providing services which make our local communities proud.

We are committed to achieving Equal Opportunities and operate a No Smoking Policy

For further details / informal visits contact:

Should you require any further information or wish to arrange an informal visit please contact: Dr Winston Crasto (Clinical Director) on 02476 865329 Dr James Egbuji, Consultant Geriatrician on 02476 865628.




How we process your data:

By applying for this post you are consenting to the Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, TRAC. In this connection your submitted application form will remain in the Trac system for 400 days after which time it will be automatically deleted.

The Equality and Diversity data you provide as part of your application is used for monitoring and reporting purposes only and is not available to recruiting managers at any stage of the process.

The Job application data you provide will be used to assess your application for employment at GEH, to verify your information and conduct reference checks, and to communicate with you. If you accept employment with GEH, the information collected will become part of your employment record and will be used for employment purposes and transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to complete a DBS application. Positive disclosures will be handled in accordance with the Trust DBS Policy.

All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.

Other:

In response to NICE guidance and to support the reduction of health harm from tobacco, the Trust has a smoke-free site policy which applies to anyone on Trust sites. Staff who smoke will be supported to quit or not smoke whilst on Trust sites.

The Trust is part of a 'Foundation Group' through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. This Partnership is a great sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.


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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