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Care of the Elderly Consultant needed!

Are you a Doctor looking for a new challenge in the UK?

HCL Permanent is currently recruiting to fill a Consultant role that has become available in elderly medicine in a hospital on the west coast in the North of England.

This is a new post, currently occupied by a locum consultant.

The hospital is seeking to appoint a motivated consultant physician in Care of the Elderly Medicine.

This post will have responsibility for the Integrated Assessment Team and acute Care of the Elderly beds.

The hospital serves a resident population of approximately 300,000.  There are large seasonal fluctuations in population with the surrounding areas as the area attracts many tourists.

Daily duties of the post:

- Responsible for inpatient acute hospital care, outpatient clinics and on-call for general medicine. 

- Advise colleagues on measures to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital.

- Inform colleagues of clinical measures to facilitate timely and appropriate discharges from secondary care. 

- The post holder will have inpatient beds at the hospital, medical support is provided by a middle grade doctor and one junior (FY1 or 2) doctor.

- Continued responsibility for patients and for the proper functioning of the service.

The successful candidate will also undertake the administrative duties associated with care of patients and the running of the clinical department. 

- Participate with colleagues in an on-call rota - one day in fourteen weekdays and one in seven weekends.  When both new posts are filled on-call frequency will reduce to one in sixteen weekdays and one in eight weekends.

The role is available to overseas candidates who have the following criteria:

- GMC Registration

- PLAB or MRCP qualification

- Fluent in the English Language

- Tier 2 Visa

The salary for this role is within the NHS pay scale starting at £76,001 - £102,465 and will increase each year dependent on experience.

This post will suit anyone who has a real passion to help people and develop in their field, as well as live in a renowned seaside town away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

For more information please call  +44 (0) 113 233 8200 or send your CV by clicking ‘APPLY’ to this ad. 


  • Start: 11/08/2016
  • Duration: n/a
  • Rate: £76001 to £102465 Per: annum
  • Location: Lancashire,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: HCL Permanent
  • Contact: Stephanie Taylor
  • Tel: 08450 063 701
  • Fax: 0870 762 7968
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ST-COE-MB
  • Posted: 2016-08-11 11:08:04 -

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