Consultant Geriatrician with Specialist Interest in Intermediate Care/Orthogeriatrics

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If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

Consultant Geriatrician with an interest in Intermediate Care/ Orthogeriatrics

Based - Chepstow Community Hospital

 Full Time  - 10 Sessions

Start Date:  ASAP 

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on  26th October 2020

This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews, including a comprehensive reconfiguration of services for the elderly in Gwent. The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for the elderly, across the Health Board, encompassing:

  • Development of a comprehensive Care of the Elderly Service at Chepstow Community Hospital , Nevill Hall Hospital - Abergavenny & the Community of Monmouthshire
  • Development and delivery of a comprehensive 7-day INTERMEDIATE CARE, FRAILTY CARE & COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
  • Acute inpatient and community based assessment and treatment
  • Community-based rehabilitation (in a day unit and at home)
  • General and Specialist DGH and Community-based outpatient clinics
  • Support and Training for Primary and Social Care Teams
  • To provide effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit
  • To develop teaching and research within the organisation

The post has been established to support the implementation of GWENT FRAILTY PROGRAMME and “Care Closer to Home” Strategy, Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board’s key strategic plans, including the Health Social Care and Well-being Strategy, and the development of level 1 services in line with Clinical Future’s.

Although it is felt likely that the post holder will have had experience of, and be qualified in, general medicine/ geriatric medicine, alternative experiences such as those afforded by rehabilitation medicine and general practice will be considered in individual circumstances.

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Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Sharan Ramakrishna, Clinical DirectorIntermediate Care , Tel 01443 802246 or Dr Gagan Belludi, Clinical Director, Intermeduate Care Tel 01633 238003

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check without barred list information - an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMCCandidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON379-A                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th October 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:  30th September 2020

Published in BMJ: 10th October 2020

Interview Date:  24th November 2020

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