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Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly

Specialty Doctor

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Care of the Elderly
Specialty Doctor
10 Sessions per week
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St Woolos, Newport
St Woolos, Newport
£37,923 - £70,719 per annum/pro rata
26/04/2018 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.

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



Full Time (10 Sessions) plus 2 additional sessions

Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly

Anticipated Start Date: Immediate

 Based at St Woolos Hospital, Newport


 An exciting opportunity has arisen in a team of 3 SAS Doctors within the COTE Directorate based at St Woolos hospital but with integrated connections at other Community Hospitals and Royal Gwent Hospital within Aneurin Bevan Health Board. The main responsibility includes - Care of The Elderly and Rehabilitation. There is also an opportunity to develop clinics in the successful applicants chosen special interest i.e. Spasticity, Parkinsons, etc. Aneurin Bevan Health Board is an integrated organisation providing acute, community and mental health services across 5 unitary authorities. It serves a population in excess of 550,000, with additional services delivered to the neighbouring county of Powys. Professional development of our medical staff is a priority for the Health Board and there is a well developed teaching programme for medical staff across the acute and community divisions. The close working between general and mental health services for the elderly is encouraged within the Health Board and these services are co-located on the Chepstow Community Hospital site.


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 Syed Alam, Consultant Physician, 01633 238323


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 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.


This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.



Vacancy Ref: 040-SD151-R   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26/04/2018

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:    13/04/2018       

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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 Syed Alam, Consultant Physician, 01633 238323