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Consultant Geriatrician

Job Reference: 177-MDEMER-1513871-A

Employer:
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Geriatric Medicine
Location:
James Paget Hospital NHS Trust, Great Yarmouth
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service.
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James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1x Consultant Geriatrician posts (Full time or 50:50 with Specialty)

 

Come and join our successful team, located on the Norfolk coast, within walking distance of long sandy beaches and close to the beautiful Norfolk Broads. The James Paget Hospital has been consistently ranked among the top 100 “Best NHS Providers to work for” in the Health Service Journal, due to its supportive atmosphere and positive management culture. CQC inspection in 2015 and 2016 rated the hospital “Good” overall, with outstanding leadership in urgent and emergency care.

 

To expand the consultant workforce in medicine, we are looking to appoint1 Geriatricians to manage both our Geriatric inpatient ward as well as develop our front door multidisciplinary frailty service. We would welcome subspecialty interests in Parkinson’s Disease, Community Geriatrics, Acute Frailty or Ortho-Geriatrics. We would also welcome candidates who wish to work across two specialities e.g. Geriatrics and Stroke Medicine. The successful candidates would work alongside our current consultant and build on the progress we have made within this specialty over the past two years. We have a highly motivated, friendly multidisciplinary team in Geriatric Medicine who have established a fit-for-purpose frailty and geriatric service at this trust. We now want to build and expand on this success by assessing and managing more frail patients at the front door, thus improving patient outcomes.

The James Paget University Hospital is affiliated with Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia and so there is therefore ample opportunity to get involved in teaching.

Prospective candidates should be within 6 months of obtaining a CCT, or be listed on or eligible for the UK Specialist Register at the date of interview.

Whether you aspire to have a boat on the broads or play with your children on the beautiful beaches, the good local schools and competitive house prices allow you to maximise your NHS salary to get an excellent standard of living. The historic city of Norwich is only 30 minutes away and has an international airport; there are excellent rail links to London and easy access to the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich for access to Europe.

Interview DateW/C2nd December2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Paul Banim, Assistant Medical Director on 01493 452766, paul.banim@jpaget.nhs.uk or Dr Mazhar Zaidi, Clinical Lead for Geriatrics 01493 453632, mazhar.zaidi@jpaget.nhs.uk




The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognises the requirement to promote health and reduce ill-health. The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives through a number of initiatives such as job share, flexible working and the development of a culture of openness and transparency. The Trust is committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity, and religion or belief.

Tier 2 Sponsorship : We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. Applying for entry clearance into the UK, must provide 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.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification before making your application.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of 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. Please note all communication regarding your application will be made via email. You authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. In accordance with and to the extent permitted by Data Protection Legislation in order for the Trust to perform its obligations under this application. Personal data relating to you may be kept electronically or in hard copy format.

Should we experience a high level of interest in this post, the vacancy may be closed prior to the stated closing date.


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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