Consultant in Elderly Medicine

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Elderly Medicine

St James University Hospital

Closing Date: 3 December 2020

Ref: 298-CON-638

We are looking for an individual to fill this new post within the Elderly Department at St James’s University Hospital.

Successful applicantswould be required to deliver care to patients with Elderly care needs in a variety of settings including Community, Frailty Unit, Emergency Department and the Older people’s admission wards. They would link with Consultant colleagues in other relevant site specialist teams across the Trust. They would work with colleagues within the Emergency and Specialty Medicine CSU to deliver acute on call (currently 1:23.5). This includes both out of hours cover in addition to acute ward rounds during normal working hours. They would also contribute to research, teaching and new developments within Elderly Medicine.

The successful applicant should possess MRCP (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in Elderly Medicine and its related specialties. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact one of the following:

* Graham Sutton grahamsutton@nhs.net 0113 2066829

* Sarah Davey sarah.davey3@nhs.net 0113 2064943

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM: Tuesday 15 December 2020

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: LynnLindley@nhs.net

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.


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