Consultant Geriatrician | Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £93,666 - £126,281 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Newport, PO30 5TG
Company: Isle of Wight NHS
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6243919/470-24-0006-GP

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We are recruiting aConsultant Geriatricianwho wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards “great people, great place”.

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values areCompassion,Accountable,Respect andEveryone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust’s beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

The appointments will allow annualised / blocks of GIM, both ward in-patient working and a weekly outpatient clinic (potentially moving towards a rapid access clinic). It is envisaged that all new appointments will work 2 x blocks of 7 weeks on the wards, but services and individuals may choose to work variations on this theme, depending on other specialist commitments.

The general medical emergency on-call rota – Frequency will be reduced to 1:11 weekdays. The on-call Consultant must be available between 2200-0800 for advice and to come in if required. The evening and morning weekday ward rounds are undertaken by the Acute Physicians. Acute and GIM weekend rounds – please see job plan for details.
• Provision of a comprehensive inpatient medical service.
• Responsibility for diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients.
• Undertake a weekly outpatient clinic
• To participate in the 1:11 Consultant on-call rota as agreed with appointee.
• Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.

This advert closes on Friday 14 Jun 2024

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