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Trust Grade Doctor (ST1/2) Gerontology

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Trust Grade Doctor (ST1/2) Gerontology

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationCoventry, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 28 Oct, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 48,123.0 per year
Employer:University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS TrustDepartment:GerontologyLocation:University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, CoventrySalary:£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and well-motivated individual to fill a Trust Grade Doctor (ST1/2 level) post within our Gerontology Department. The post is for a fixed term period of 12 months, to be reviewed and extended, with an immediate start.
The new appointees will join a busy, supportive and approachable team with a strong commitment and a proven track record in providing high standards of patient care. You will become part of new developments in the provision of care for older people in Coventry and Warwickshire. This is an exciting time particularly as you will play an active role in providing a dedicated seven day specialist input into the Integrated Frailty Service, which is staffed by a comprehensive multidisciplinary team of hospital and community staff and the voluntary sector.
The geriatric medical team manages a substantive bed base of 108 at the Coventry site, as well as general rehab beds at the Rugby St Cross site. The department is run by 10 consultants who are supported by 5 specialist Registrars in Gerontology and 10 junior trainees (F2, CMT, GPVTS). There is a Consultant Nurse and 14 Advanced Nurse Practitioners in elderly care. There is also a specialist nurse team leading on Dementia, 2 clinical education leads and 2 modern matrons. Although this post is not recognised for training, the post-holder will benefit from all the terms and conditions of a Senior House Officer post and would be an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to take their career forward within Gerontology and to gain further Acute Medical exposure.
All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders.
If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.
Recruiting to Values:
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Nick Balcombe Clinical Director (Andrea Lovell : (02476 964953) Dr Pijush Ray Clinical Lead (Medical Secretary Andrea Lovell Telephone ( 02476 964953).
Job Type:Fixed termWorking pattern:10 Programmed ActivitiesPay Scheme:OtherStaff Group:Medical & DentalSpecialty/Function:Gerontology

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