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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

Clinical Fellow (ST3 Level) in Geriatric Medicine

Job Reference: 390-COR-MED-1148

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medicine for the Elderly
Location:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea
Salary:
£31,841 to £50,068 per annum

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Clinical Fellow (ST3 Level) in the department of Medicine for the Elderly at Southend University NHS Foundation Trust. This post is a fixed term contract to start at the earliest opportunity for a period of 6 months.

This is a highly progressive department and currently comprises 140 beds for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of acutely ill elderly people. The department deals with approximately 4,500 inpatient admissions per annum, 5,000 outpatients and 5,000 Medical Assessment Unit attendances. The average length of stay is 16 days approximately.

A major capital scheme (£30 million) enabled all services to be centralised on the Southend site by October 1995. Four wards provide acute care and rehabilitation services; neurological rehabilitation (all ages) and a stroke unit have been combined on one ward. A further ward provides Ortho-Geriatric services. A Medical Assessment Unit provides day case medical investigation and is also used for medical procedures - transfusion, percutaneous biopsies, etc.

The Trust has an excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Victoria Jooste
Resourcing Officer - Medicine
email: Victoria.jooste@southend.nhs.uk




The three NHS trusts within the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group (“the Group”) are planning to formally merge on 1st April 2020.

Whilst your application may be for a position at one of the three Trusts within the Group, in the event that the merger takes place and you are employed on or after 1st April 2020, your employment will transfer into the Group under the protection of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations also known as TUPE.

Your contractual employment rights will be unaffected by this transfer.


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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