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4 Posts Consultants in Geriatric Medicine -Special Interests : Orthogeriatrics , Frailty and Movement Disorder

Consultant (82,669 - £109,849)
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde


4 Posts available
Older People Clyde ,Clyde Sector

Consultant in Geriatric Medicine - 4 posts

Older People and Stroke Services

Salary: £82,699 to £109,848

Hours: 40 hours (10 sessions)

Relocation Package available

Closing Date Monday 31st August 2020

Interviews (indicative) Friday 18th September 2020

· Post 1 Consultant in Geriatric Medicine with expertise in Orthogeriatrics - Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria, and West Dunbartonshire.

· Post 2 Consultant in Geriatric Medicine with expertise Frailty - Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, and Renfrewshire.

· Post 3 Consultant in Geriatric Medicine with expertise in Movement Disorder - Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock.

· Post 4 Consultant in Geriatric Medicine with expertise in Orthogeriatrics - Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) delivers secondary and tertiary care services from three Acute services sectors covering North Glasgow, South Glasgow and the Clyde sector along with three Directorates covering Women and Children's Services, Regional Services and Diagnostics and Imaging.

The Clyde sector delivers a full range of Older People and Stroke Services from Inverclyde Royal Infirmary (Greenock), Vale of Leven Hospital (Dunbartonshire) and the largest Clyde sector acute hospital - Royal Alexandra Hospital (Paisley).

The appointed candidates will join a well-established and friendly Clyde sector team of 12 consultants supported by a dedicated multidisciplinary team including junior medical grade staff, Advance Nurse Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals and support staff all committed to improving the patient pathway to promote and deliver high standards of patient care, outcomes, experience, safety and quality for elderly and frail people.

Job Plan :The posts are advertised on the basis of 10 Programmed Activities (full time) with an Indicative Split: 8.0 Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 2 Supporting Professional Activities (SPA). As a forward thinking close knit team we welcome the opportunity to negotiate job plans, where possible to accommodate sub speciality interests as well as also offering opportunities to pursue academic and clinical teaching interests.

We welcome applications for candidates looking to work less than full time hours and would actively encourage an application.

The Benefits: Salaries for a Consultant in Scotland start from £82,699 (GBP) to £109,848 (GBP) based on a 40 hour contract (10 sessions). Additional payments can be achieved for extra sessions and on-call commitments. Other benefits include up to 6 weeks holiday per year plus up to 10 public holidays (pro rata if applicable ) a NHS pension

scheme, 30 days of study leave entitlement in any three year period .Access to the NHS Scotland Discretionary Points financial award scheme in recognition of clinical excellence . A generous relocation package to support relocation into the area if necessary.

Candidates must have valid GMC (General Medical Council) Registration with a Licence to Practice (known as 'Full registration') and be included on the GMC Specialist Register in an appropriate speciality. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Geriatric Medicine or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from the date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration through Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration (CESR).

Applications from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates will be welcomed.

If you would like to find out more about this role before applying, please contact Dr Lucy McCracken, Clinical Director, Older People /Stroke on 0141 887 9111 or email: Lucy.McCracken@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for a confidential discussion.

Please feel free to contact Lynne Stockey, General Manager – Recruitment Services, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde to note your expression of interest in the post or to request a Candidate Information Pack on 0141 278 2623 / 07766441665 or email: Lynne.stockey@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

For further application details and access to a Candidate Information Pack for each please Click > Apply Now Button >Job Reference No: 27391

Employer details: If you experience any difficulties in completing the online application form or require a format compatible with accessibilty tools please email NHSGGCRecruitment@nhs.net.