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Consultant Geriatrician with Specialist Interest in Intermediate Care/Orthogeriatrics


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Intermediate care/Orthogeriatrics
Part time: 10 Sessions + 1 addition session
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Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital
Ebbw Vale
06/04/2020 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


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Consultant Geriatrician with an interest in Intermediate Care/ Orthogeriatrics

Based - Ysbyty Hospital, Ebbw Vale Base, Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital

 Full Time  - 10 SessionsStart Date: ASAP 

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 6th April 2020

This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews, including a comprehensive reconfiguration of services for the elderly in Gwent. The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for the elderly, across the Health Board, encompassing:

  • Development of a comprehensive Care of the Elderly Service at Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital- Ebbw Vale, Nevill Hall Hospital - Abergavenny & the Community of Blaenau Gwent
  • Development and delivery of a comprehensive 7-day INTERMEDIATE CARE, FRAILTY CARE & COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
  • Acute inpatient and community based assessment and treatment
  • Community-based rehabilitation (in a day unit and at home)
  • General and Specialist DGH and Community-based outpatient clinics
  • Support and Training for Primary and Social Care Teams
  • To provide effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit
  • To develop teaching and research within the organisation

The post has been established to support the implementation of GWENT FRAILTY PROGRAMME and “Care Closer to Home” Strategy, Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board’s key strategic plans, including the Health Social Care and Well-being Strategy, and the development of level 1 services in line with Clinical Future’s.

Although it is felt likely that the post holder will have had experience of, and be qualified in, general medicine/ geriatric medicine, alternative experiences such as those afforded by rehabilitation medicine and general practice will be considered in individual circumstances.

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 Sharan Ramakrishna, Clinical DirectorIntermediate Care , Tel 01443 802246

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 without barred list information - an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMCCandidates 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-CON379-N                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 6th April 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 9th March 2020 

Published in BMJ: 14th March 2020

Interview Date: 5th May 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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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 Sharan Ramakrishna, Clinical Director, Intermedicate Care  01443 802246