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Locum Consultant Physician - Special Interest: Stroke Medicine and Acute

Locum Consultant

Main area
Care of the Elderly
Locum Consultant
Locum- upto 12 months
Full Time at 10 Sessions per week
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Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Caerphilly. SE Wales
£89,378 per annum/pro rata
02/02/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Locum Physician with an interest in Stroke Medicine and Acute medicine

Duration: up to 12 months

Based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Caerphilly

 Full Time (10 Sessions)


Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 02nd February 2020

This is the locum replacement post for one of the Geriatrician with interest in Stroke based in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The current consultant has retired and this locum replacement job has been advertised following a Health Board-wide service review including a comprehensive reconfiguration of service for the Acute Medicine and Stroke Medicine within the Unscheduled Care Division and specifically at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr (YYF). The post holder will also be part of acute stroke on call and TIA services on a sessional basis. The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for the Medical Directorate and as well as Stroke care for all age groups across the Health Board encompassing:


  • A comprehensive Acute Medicine Service for the Borough of Caerphilly
  • Development and clinical delivery of comprehensive Stroke services at YYF and RGH
  • Support the running of the Medical Assessment Unit and participate in the Adult Medicine take 7 days a week
  • Acute inpatient assessment and treatment
  • Hospital based Stroke care and rehabilitation services
  • General and specialist outpatient clinics
  • Support and training of medical staff, nurses and other members of the MDT
  • To provide effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members
  • To develop teaching and research with the organisation


The potential for Health Board Wide developments and a closer liaison with Intermediate Care and Frailty Services; Primary Care and Social Services is substantial and exciting. A major expansion in undergraduate medical student teaching is newly established.

The appointee will be based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr with visiting sessions to RGH as per job plan. Care of the elderly is part of the Unscheduled Care Division and currently provides acute medical care (within the hospital and in the community), rehabilitation assessment and treatment, intermediate care and stroke as well as running general and specialist clinics.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Inderpal Singh, Clinical Director YYF, Tel 01443-802234 or Dr Deborah Wales, Divisional Director, ABUHB, Tel 01633 238466

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.


Vacancy Ref: 040-LCON340-R          

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 02nd February 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:    06th February2020



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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

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Inderpal Singh, Clinical Director YYF, Tel 01443-802234 or Dr Deborah Wales, Divisional Director, ABUHB, Tel 01633 238466