Trust Doctor at Registrar Level (Ability to join Gen Med on call rota)

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 to £52,090 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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The Trust Doctor will provide clinical expertise, expert advice and leadership to patients, carers and Trust staff with a particular focus on people living with frailty and the development of services for acutely unwell patients and in the outpatient settings.

We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking Doctor at registrar level in geriatric medicine to join a team including medical and nurse consultants covering North Cumbria.

This post is based in the Elderly Care Department at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle (CIC)with opportunities to work across site at the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven (WCH).The successful candidate will be encouraged to work as part of an established multi-disciplinary team inputting and helping to develop new models of care within an acute frailty pathway. This is an opportunity to join an organisation in which clinicians are at the forefront of management and service development.

It is expected that the appointee will contribute equally to the out-of-hours-work and on-call rota.

Main duties of the job

Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work full or part time in CotE . In the course of his/her work the job holder liaises with nursing, professional and technical, social work and administrative staff.

Appraisal and Job Planning is carried out at regular intervals, and forwarded to the specialty lead.
  • The post holder will fulfil a clear strategic clinical leadership role to promote and improve the care and services to older people across the Trust.
  • The post holder will be expected to be an expert practitioner in all aspects of geriatric medicine (particularly frailty) and advanced clinical practice within elderly care and have significant clinical skills.
  • May undertake Frailty/ Care of Elderly clinics.
  • Carry out inpatient ward and board rounds
  • Ensure that Estimated Discharge Dates are set on admission for inpatients
  • Keep up to date with required administration work
  • Support delivery of national targets
  • Keep themselves up to date with best medical practice

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Carlisle is the largest and only city in the county. The Lanes Shopping Centre is the place to go for a spot of shopping as this centre has over 60 stores under one roof. The Sands Centre is a hot bed of events and it is a fantastic venue.

Therefore, it is regarded as the cultural and industrial epicentre of North Cumbria- and the council only intend to make the city even better. Carlisle is a fantastic spot for those who don't want to travel far for their summer holidays.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrates skills in spoken and written English. Capacity to adapt language as appropriate to clinical situations. Ability to communicate and relate well with other members of staff and patients. Demonstrate experience of working in a team, values the input of other health professionals in the team and Trust. Ability to deliver presentations. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a multicultural community. Empathetic and sensitive approach to patient needs. Approachable and effective Multi-disciplinary team member with excellent interpersonal skills Ability to work with colleagues to provide continuing care. Ability to motivate self and others.


  • T Skills. Presentation skills



  • Full registration with the General Medical Council with licence to practice at time of application
  • Full MRCP (UK)
  • Completed Core Medical Training with satisfactory outcome at final ARCP


  • Post-graduate teaching experience/qualification
  • Presentation/publications Distinctions, prizes, awards, scholarships.



  • Able to demonstrate appropriate experience in the management of General Medicine. Interest in research opportunities. Previous Involvement in Audit projects. Evidence Continuing Professional Development. Working knowledge of common conditions met in the management of General Medicine in a district general hospital. Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues, managers and other staff.


  • Evidence of Research & Publications. Evidence and be able to demonstrate improvement in care through Audit. Evidence of CPD. An understanding of evidence based medicine.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Cumberland Infirmary

Newtown Road



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