Consultant Physician with an interest in 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Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process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 Physician with special interest in Orthogeriatrics

Based at Grange University Hospital, Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran, SE Wales

 Full Time (10 Sessions)

Plus 1 Additional Temporary Sessions

 Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 22nd December 2020

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, Consultant’s and to join the team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. This is a new post to develop the innovative and exciting service of Orthogeriatrics at all ABUHB Hospitals, within the orthopaedic department and will be the key to the development of the new innovative physician led hip fracture care pathway designed within the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The post holder should have a broad experience in Geriatric medicine will play a key role in the peri-operative acute medical care of elderly patients with hip fracture. The appointed Consultant is expected to lead a multidisciplinary hip fracture rehabilitation team for prompt patient centred rehabilitation and safe discharge planning. The orthopaedic department at Royal Gwent Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital work closely. There are bimonthly directorate meeting where colleagues work towards developing and improving the care of hip fracture patients.’

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

A Relocation Package is available, if more information is required please contact the department.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

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 with barred list information, including    
  • - an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates 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.

Job Description has been reviewed and approved by the RCP.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON418-CF-B                         

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 22nd December 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:   12th November 2020

Published in BMJ:      21st November 2020

Interview Date:          26th January 2021

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.


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