Consultant Physician with an interest in palliative care and frailty

Consultant Physician with an interest in palliative care and frailty

  • Full time - 10 PAs

  • East Surrey Hospital

At Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust we believe in a one team approach to all that we do and as a result of this have an opportunity for the right person to join the medicine for the elderly team.

This exciting role will help provide leadership for our advance care planning approaches in the trust and will work closely with the palliative care and frailty services to provide outstanding medical care to these patients. This role will develop over time and will involve close liaison between the elderly medicine and palliative care departments. Job description and person specification can be found on this page.

Based within East Surrey Hospital, the post-holder will be a key member of the Medical Division with a clear role in ensuring comprehensive care for geriatric patients.

The successful candidate will lead a team of multi-disciplinary staff in providing comprehensive geriatric care for patients who present to geriatric medicine, clinic patients and emergency admissions over the age of 80. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be committed to delivering clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with the clinical teams and commissioners. 

This post will suit an enthusiastic Consultant who wants to deliver excellent integrated care and pioneer new services.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Iain Wilkinson, Clinical Lead for Elderly Medicine 01737 768 511 ext. 6762

Interview date: 16th October 2020, East Surrey Hospital

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