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Consultant Physician with an interest in Orthogeriatrics

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 Sessions plus 1 additional)
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Grange University Hospital
Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran, SE Wales
£79,957 - £103,806
Salary period
21/04/2021 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.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Consultant Physician with special interest in Orthogeriatrics

Based at Grange University Hospital, Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran, SE Wales

 Full Time (10 Sessions)

Plus 1 Additional Temporary Sessions

 Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 21st April 2021

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, Consultant’s and to join the team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. This is a new post to develop the innovative and exciting service of Orthogeriatrics at all ABUHB Hospitals, within the orthopaedic department and will be the key to the development of the new innovative physician led hip fracture care pathway designed within the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

The post holder should have a broad experience in Geriatric medicine will play a key role in the peri-operative acute medical care of elderly patients with hip fracture. The appointed Consultant is expected to lead a multidisciplinary hip fracture rehabilitation team for prompt patient centred rehabilitation and safe discharge planning.

The orthopaedic department at Royal Gwent Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital work closely. There are bimonthly directorate meeting where colleagues work towards developing and improving the care of hip fracture patients.’

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

A Relocation Package is available, if more information is required please contact the department.

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

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 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-CON418-CF-D      

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 21st April 2021

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:   30th March 2021

Published in BMJ:      10th April 2021

Interview Date:         20th May 2021

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Muhammad Usman
Email address
Telephone number
01873 733121