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Consultant Orthogeriatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PAs
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£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
09/11/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.



Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 

Consultant Geriatrician


1 Post - 10 PA's

£76,761 - £103,490

Applications are invited for a Consultant post in Orthogeriatric Medicine at the Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, based mainly at the Southport site, but travel to our Ormskirk site may be required.

This is a new post established to continue the development of Orthogeriatric and Elderly Care Services at Southport.

You will be joining a skilled and motivated Elderly Care department based at Southport Hospital with a commitment to provide a truly integrated high quality service to our frail elderly population.  The postholder will participate in the educational supervision and training of training grade doctors in Orthopaedics and Medicine and will take the clinical lead for the medical care of older Orthopaedic and Trauma patients.

The postholder will participate in the development of the service with the possibility of developing a specialty clinic.

Applicants must already be on the GMC specialist register or within 6 months of the interview date and have a certificate of completion of specialist training.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced DBS will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit.


Closing Date - 9th November  2019

Shortlisting Date- 11th November 2019

Interview Date - To Be Confirmed



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact.

Dr Ashar Ahmed, Clinical Director - Tel: 01704 704159

Any such visit will not form part of the selection process.