Job summary

Fixed Term Trust Locum Consultant Care of the Elderly Physician

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Are you within 6 months of submitting your CESR application and seeking a long term career opportunity with the ultimate goal of a permanent consultant position within the NHS?

Come and talk to us about how we can meet your needs to support the final elements of your CESR process and offer you the security of a 24 month Locum consultant contract during this time. We will also cover the cost of your CESR application subject to your commencement with us in a permanent post.

We have the opportunity to recruit a new Care of the Elderly Consultant and we look forward to welcoming you to our friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic team of geriatricians based at Scarborough Hospital.

Main duties of the job

We have the opportunity to recruit a new Care of the Elderly Consultant and we look forward to welcoming you to our friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic team of geriatricians based at Scarborough Hospital.

The appointee will work closely with the existing Consultant team in providing a full range of geriatric services. We are implementing a dedicated 1 in 8 Care of the Elderly rota to provide a frailty service seven days per week, which will include a requirement to support the GIM on call one day per week. There are plans to create a frailty assessment unit in 2022.

About us

The Trust is committed to offering you:-

  • A job plan that provides a healthy work/life balance & flexibility
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing Service
  • NHS Discount/Staff Benefits Scheme
  • Relocation package up to £18,000
  • Relocation support & pastoral care provided by a dedicated team for international recruits
  • Consultant Development Programme
  • Opportunities for teaching & research

This post could provide you with a better work/life balance and would be ideal for someone who wishes to live and work by the sea & moors in an area of outstanding beauty with an easy commute to work. Check out the area at https://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/

Housing in the area represents great value for money – if you’re seeking your very own escape to the country check out properties on https://www.rightmove.co.uk/that are within a 10 mile radius of Scarborough…

If you’re interested in this lifestyle/career change and joining a team committed to the delivery of high quality healthcare we would welcome an initial informal discussion with you, please contact Georgina Michulitis on 07815 010 579

Date posted

06 January 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

Depending on experience £88364 to £119133

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

419-4682036-LC-CG2-A

Job locations

Scarborough Hospital

Woodlands Drive

Scarborough

YO12 6QL

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE – Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

Disability Confident and Mindful Employer

The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE – Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

Disability Confident and Mindful Employer

The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Hold a medical qualification
  • Registered with and holds a license to practice with the General Medical Council
  • CESR submission for Geriatric medicine to be made within 6 months of appointment (details of how this will be achieved must be evidenced in the application)

Desirable

  • Entry on specialist Register in geriatric Medicine & GIM expected within 6 months of the interview date

Mentoring and Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of teaching undergraduate and post graduate trainees
  • Experience of undertaking audits and presenting their findings

Clinical practice/ competence

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate clinical experience and skill required for gaining UK CCT in Geriatric +/- General Medicine
  • Demonstrates a sound knowledge of clinical governance practice

Desirable

  • Specialist interest in Orthogeriatric Medicine
  • Experience of delivering community based geriatric services
  • Experience of delivering frailty service within an acute setting
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Hold a medical qualification
  • Registered with and holds a license to practice with the General Medical Council
  • CESR submission for Geriatric medicine to be made within 6 months of appointment (details of how this will be achieved must be evidenced in the application)

Desirable

  • Entry on specialist Register in geriatric Medicine & GIM expected within 6 months of the interview date

Mentoring and Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of teaching undergraduate and post graduate trainees
  • Experience of undertaking audits and presenting their findings

Clinical practice/ competence

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate clinical experience and skill required for gaining UK CCT in Geriatric +/- General Medicine
  • Demonstrates a sound knowledge of clinical governance practice

Desirable

  • Specialist interest in Orthogeriatric Medicine
  • Experience of delivering community based geriatric services
  • Experience of delivering frailty service within an acute setting

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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