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Locum Consultant Geriatrician

Job Reference: 200-CFS1913831-MA--D

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
St George’s Hospital, London
£76.761 - £103.490

Consultant in Senior Health - 1 Year Fixed Term, Maternity Cover.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Consultant to join our team and further evolve our geriatrics service. This is a 1 year fixed term Maternity Cover and will facilitate expansion of the service to cover all older patients admitted acutely to medicine and providing liaison working within the community.

Geriatric Medicine services at St George’s have undergone a major reconfiguration. There has already been significant investment in order to create a comprehensive service for older people. This has included opening a dedicated acute senior health unit, the development of an in-reach and liaison service within both medicine and surgery.

The applicant must have MRCP or equivalent, valid ALS certification or equivalent, and demonstrate a suitable background and experience in managing patients in Geriatric Medicine and/or Acute Medicine, evidenced by CCT in G(I)M and/or Acute Medicine and Geriatric Medicine (or within six months of CCT).


The current job plan is 10 PAs within Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Senior Health. The post is fulltime, but we welcome applications from those wishing to work part time and/or job share.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit for informal discussion, contact details below:

Dr Jo Preston, Senior Health Care Group Lead and Consultant Geriatrician.


Tel (020) 8266 3503


For further details / informal visits contact:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit for informal discussion, contact details below:

Dr Jo Preston, Senior Health Care Group Lead and Consultant Geriatrician.


Tel (020) 8266 3503


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

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- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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.

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