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Specialty Doctor Care of the Elderly

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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General Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
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MC46 (£39,060 - £72,840)
26/07/2019 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.



Specialty Doctor

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust

Care of the Elderly



MC46 (£39,060 - £72,840)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. 

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

The Trust is looking to appoint a permanent Specialty Doctor on for Care of the Elderly medicine.

This is an ideal post for someone planning a career in general medicine and wanting to progress their career as a Specialty Doctor.

The post holder will participate in a 1 in 16 rota. You will work alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking team. The successful candidates will undertake specialty outpatient clinics, carry out inpatient ward rounds, participate in the medical on-call rota, and review specialty ward referrals with Consultant supervision. They will also get the chance to provide training and supervision to Junior Doctors, and will participate in a rolling teaching programme.  This post will require cross site working at both Southport and Ormskirk.

The Trust encourages and supports continual professional development, and there is a Postgraduate Medical Education Centre on the Hospital sites with library and study facilities. Study leave will be provided to support and develop the post holder’s interests.

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

Advertising Date: 28 June 2019

Closing Date: 26 July 2019

Shortlisting Date: 29th July 2019

Interviews: 15 August 2019


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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 an informal visit please contact Dr A Ahmed, Clinical Director via Switchboard on 01704 547471

Please note such visits do not form part of the interview process.

If you have problems applying, contact

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust
Town Lane
01695 656583