Locum Consultant Geriatrician
Locum Consultant Geriatrician – Acute Medicine
BHRUT is one of the largest acute trusts in the UK serving a population of 750,000 from a wide range of social and ethnic groups, The trust provides specialist trauma, oncology, neurosciences, hyper acute, stroke and critical care services. We are also currently developing our capacity to act as the main tertiary referral centre for North East London & Essex.
Queen’s Hospital has an excellent academic centre with a vibrant educational programme.
The Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East. As well as all the advantages of being close to the City, the Trust has on-site nursery facilities at Queen’s and King George Hospital sites with excellent transport links into Romford from Central London, North and South Essex.
Applicants are invited to apply for this exciting Locum Consultant Geriatrician post at Barking, Havering University Trust Hospitals NHS Trust. This is a fixed term contract for one year.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative professional to join a growing team of Geriatricians with varying interests and skills to enhance and develop our current service provision. The Department currently provides specialist services for acute frailty, falls, dementia, orthogeriatrics, surgical liaison, Parkinson’s disease. The Trust is keen to develop an outstanding geriatric service and is looking for a highly motivated and innovative physician to supplement the present team.
As a Locum Consultant joining BHRUT you will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the department which consists of the Elders Receiving Unit, Short Stay ward and 5 Acute Elderly Wards. Teaching and development of medical students and trainees is an integral part of the role as well as participation in research and audit activities in the department. Duties may also include teaching, lectures or workshops for other departments, nurses, GPs and others.
We are looking for consultant a who have our PRIDE values (Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment). The successful candidate will join a team that strives for high performance and quality of care, while working collaboratively with colleagues and providing clinical leadership.
We are extremely proud that we have recently secured a place on the ground breaking scheme to transform the care we provide for patients- the Virginia Mason Institute Development Programme. We are only one of five trusts in the UK to take part. We are also one of eight new, national Vanguard sites which will help spearhead transformational change in urgent care.
Applications are open for a unique opportunity to join our vibrant, innovative and expanding Elderly Care Department.
Prospective candidates are invited to visit the Trust by arrangement.
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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Khalid Haque, Clinical Lead for Elderly Care, via Secretary Lorraine Basham on 0208 970 8402 or email: [email protected]
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